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Tier 5 Temporary Worker Visa

Our team of experienced immigration solicitors can support your application for a Tier 5 Temporary Worker Visa to enter and work in the UK. Find out more here. 

Who is eligible for a Tier 5 Temporary Worker Visa?

 

Tier 5 visa allows entry to work in the UK in a number of different circumstances, such as for charity workers, entertainers, diplomatic staff, and sportspeople. Tier 5 applicants need a job offer from an employer with a Tier 5 sponsorship license in the UK. Nationals of certain countries can come under the Youth Mobility Scheme and can gain entry without a job offer.

What types of Tier 5 Visa can you apply for?

There are a number of different immigration routes under the Tier 5 visa depending on your circumstances. These include charity workers, creative or sporting individuals, government authorised workers, temporary workers, religious workers. Our team of expert immigration lawyers will be able to advise which route is most applicable for your circumstances. Find out more about these immigration routes below.  

  • Visa de niveau 5 (travailleur temporaire - travailleur caritatif)

Individuals eligible for this visa must be employed by a charity or non-profit organisation. The job taken should be directly related to the sponsor charity's work. Tier 5 applicants must have an unpaid/voluntary job offer and a certificate of sponsorship from a UK charity with a valid Tier 5 sponsorship licence.   

 

  • Visa de niveau 5 (travailleur temporaire - Créatif et sportif) 

The Creative and Sporting Visa is for very highly skilled workers who have a job offer as a sportsperson or creative worker such as a musician or actor in the UK. It is important that the individual holds a certificate of sponsorship from a UK employer with a valid Tier 5 sponsorship licence. 

  • Visa de niveau 5 (travailleur temporaire - échange autorisé par le gouvernement) 

Ceux-ci sont destinés aux travailleurs qui souhaitent entreprendre une expérience de travail, une formation, des recherches universitaires ou une bourse, et participer à un programme de langue du gouvernement étranger. Les travailleurs potentiels devraient venir au Royaume-Uni dans le cadre d'un programme d'échange autorisé par le gouvernement.

  • Visa de niveau 5 (travailleur temporaire - accord international)

Individuals eligible for this visa must have a job offer that is covered by international law, such as embassy and diplomatic household workers, and a certificate of sponsorship from an organisation with a valid Tier 5 sponsorship licence. This category includes workers under the General Agreement on Trade in Services (GATS) and similar agreements. 

 

  • Visa de niveau 5 (travailleur temporaire - travailleur religieux)

This is a very unique visa that applies to individuals who have been offered a job, such as preaching or work in a monastery or convent, by a religious order in the UK. Our experienced solicitors have dealt with several cases with unique and specific requirements to meet the strict guidance set out by the Home Office. 

 

  • Visa de niveau 5 (Youth Mobility Scheme) 

Ceux-ci sont destinés aux travailleurs âgés de 18 à 30 d'un nombre limité de pays qui souhaitent vivre et travailler au Royaume-Uni pendant jusqu'à 2 ans. Le régime actuel a remplacé le visa vacances-travail, bien qu'il soit important de noter que beaucoup moins de personnes entrent dans le cadre du nouveau régime.

Evidence to support Tier 5 Visa Application

 

Prospective Tier 5 applicants must provide several documents with their application. These include but are not limited to:

  • Passeport actuel et / ou autres documents de voyage 

  • Une photo d'identité distincte 

  • Preuve qu'ils peuvent satisfaire aux exigences de fonds d'entretien pour leur visa, telles que les relevés bancaires 

  • Lettre de résultat claire du test de tuberculose (TB), si le demandeur est originaire de l'un des pays figurant sur la liste de dépistage de la tuberculose du Home Office, disponible ici.

Speak to an experienced member of our legal team today to get a full list of documents required for your visa immigration route. 

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