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Why choose the UK?

With over 200,000 tech companies, it’s the perfect time to start or join a digital tech business in the UK. From multinational tech giants to boutique tech companies, AI and machine learning to cyber security and big data, the UK is a world-leader in digital tech.

So what are we missing? You!

The UK needs people with exceptional talent and experience in tech and there’s never been a better time to join the UK’s tech scene.

Find out more about our Tech Nation Visa >

The UK in numbers

1.87mdigital tech jobs currently in the UK
Salariesare higher for digital tech workers
76.5%employment rate
(November 2020)
220,000over tech companies in the UK
£184bnturnover of UK tech companies
£4.46bninvested in UK tech companies

More reasons to choose the UK

We’ve put together a list of the Top 10 reasons why the UK is a great choice for a talented techie like you.

Our Visa

The Tech Nation Visa enables the brightest and best tech talent from around the world to come and work in the UK’s digital technology sector, contributing their cutting-edge expertise, creativity and innovation to maintaining the UK’s position at the forefront of the global digital economy.

Tech Nation has been designated by the Home Office to endorse applications for the Global Talent Visa in digital technology. If you’re exceptionally talented or show exceptional promise and want to work in the UK’s digital technology sector, the Tech Nation Visa can help you do this. 

Test your eligibility

Finding out if you are eligible for a Tech Nation Global Talent Visa is often the first step for starting your application.

We’ve created this eligibility checker to help you evaluate if you could get a visa through Tech Nation.

Some of the UK’s top tech companies

Discover why the UK is the best place to be a digital tech leader.

Download the Tech Nation Visa brochure

Something to inspire you…

Visa Alumni stories

Check out the stories of Visa Alumni, applicants who have successfully been endorsed a Tech Nation Visa, tell the stories of how the visa and moving to the UK has benefitted them.

How immigration has enriched the UK throughout history

We know having a multicultural and diverse society brings a country all kinds of benefits, but did you know the UK can thank immigration for some of its most iconic brands, icons and inventions?

Want to know more?

Visit our Main Visa page for more application guidance, FAQ’s, criteria and more.

Read more about our Alumni, or if you’re a successful applicant, sign up to the Alumni network.

For the best application guidance, see our Visa Guide and official guidelines from The Home Office.

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