This policy statement sets out the government’s plans for a new UK points-based immigration system.


This policy statement includes information on:

  • the scope of the points-based system
  • salary and skills thresholds for skilled workers
  • a route for highly-skilled workers
  • reducing the overall number of lower-skilled workers
  • the visa process
  • crossing the UK border
  • engagement and outreach
  • Migration Advisory Committee analysis of a points-based system

Find the document here.


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