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Obtaining Right To Work in the UK

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Latest information for EU Nationals arriving in the UK after 31 December 2020

We look forward to welcoming you

The University of Warwick is proud of our global community and our colleagues from the EU, and their families, are an important part of our campus.

UK Immigration changes following Brexit mean that after 31 December 2020, most EU nationals (except Irish nationals) not already living in the UK will need to obtain a visa in advance of arriving to be able to come to work in the UK. Find out more here.

EU nationals already in the UK by 31 December 2020 will not need a visa but should apply for settled/pre-settled status through the EU Settlement Scheme before the deadline of 30 June 2021.

For many requiring a visa, the Skilled Worker visa may be appropriate. Academic and research roles may also be eligible to apply for a Global Talent visa.

These and other visa routes which also provide permission to work are part of the new UK points based immigration system from 1 January 2021. The new rules apply equally to any EU and non EU citizens who require a visa to work in the UK. The new Immigration system provides routes for skilled and and specialist work, but does not provide a route for general low-skilled work.

Contact the HR Immigration team if you have any queries by emailing

The University also has a dedicated a Brexit webpage Please note this information is subject to change.