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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?

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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 nivel 5 (trabajador temporal - trabajador benéfico)

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 nivel 5 (trabajador temporal - creativos y deportistas) 

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 nivel 5 (trabajador temporal - intercambio autorizado por el gobierno) 

Estos son para trabajadores que desean realizar experiencia laboral, capacitación, investigación académica o una beca, y participar en un programa de idiomas del gobierno en el extranjero. Los posibles trabajadores deben llegar al Reino Unido a través de un plan de intercambio autorizado por el gobierno.

  • Visa de nivel 5 (trabajador temporal - acuerdo internacional)

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 nivel 5 (trabajador temporal - trabajador religioso)

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 nivel 5 (Programa de movilidad para jóvenes) 

Esta visa esta enfocada en trabajadores de 18 - 30 años de un número limitado de países que desean vivir y trabajar en el Reino Unido por hasta 2 años. El esquema actual (Youth Mobility Scheme) reemplazó a la visa Working Holiday, aunque es importante tener en cuenta que es mucho mas dificil acceder bajo el nuevo esquema.

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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:

  • Pasaporte actual y / u otros documentos de viaje. 

  • Una fotografía tamano pasaporte separada 

  • Prueba de que pueden cumplir con los requisitos economicos y de mantenimiento para su visa, como extractos bancarios 

  • Carta clara con el resultado negativo de la prueba de tuberculosis (TB), si el solicitante es de uno de los países de la lista de pruebas de tuberculosis del Ministerio del Interior, que se encuentra aquí.

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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