Short Term Work Visa – Tier 5


Short Term Work Visa – Tier 5

You can apply for a Temporary Worker - Charity Worker visa (T5) if: 

  • you want to do unpaid voluntary work for a charity
  • you meet the other eligibility requirements
  • This visa has replaced the Tier 5 (Temporary Worker - Charity Worker) visa.

You must apply for a Temporary Worker - Creative and Sporting visa (T5) if: 

  • you’ve been offered work in the UK as a sports person or creative worker
  • you meet the other eligibility requirements

A creative worker is someone who works in the creative industry, for example an actor, dancer, musician or film crew member.

You can apply for a Temporary Worker - Government Authorised Exchange visa (T5) if you:

  • want to come to the UK for a short time for work experience or to do training, an Overseas Government Language Programme, research or a fellowship through an approved government authorised exchange scheme
  • have a sponsor
  • meet the other eligibility requirements

This visa has replaced the Tier 5 (Temporary Worker - Government Authorised Exchange) visa.

You can apply for a Temporary Worker - International Agreement Worker visa (T5) if you’ll be contracted to do work covered by international law or treaty while in the UK. For example if you’ll be:

  • working for a foreign government
  • working as a private servant in a diplomatic household
  • providing a service under contract as a contractual service supplier or independent professional
  • You must also meet the other eligibility requirements.

You can apply for a Seasonal Worker visa (T5) if you want to come to the UK for up to 6 months to do farm work. You’ll need to:

  • have a sponsor
  • meet the other eligibility requirements

This visa has replaced the Tier 5 Seasonal Worker visa.

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