From the 30th september 2013, the Home Office have released new versions of the following application forms for use on or after 1 October 2013:
Tier 2 (Priority)
Tier 2 (Priority Dependant)
Tier 4 (General)
PBS Dependant application form for dependants of Tier 4 migrants
Guidance notes for settlement protection applications.
All these forms are for people who are already in the UK and want to extend their visas.
A new version of the following application form for applicants who are in or outside of the UK has also been published:
Therefore, if you apply on or after 1 October 2013, you should use the new forms. However, the Home Office will continue to accept applications made on previous versions of these forms up to and including 22nd October 2013.