The Tier 5 (temporary worker) visa falling under the non-immigrant visa category may be applied to no-wage paid temporary work in the UK, including Creative and Sporting, Charity Workers, Government-Authorised Exchange, International Agreement, and Religious Workers.
- Creative and
- Though the required documents and qualifications vary depending on the categories, the applicant should generally obtain endorsement from a sponsor organization or an agency in advance and should also satisfy the financial requirements.
Conditions of Stay
- Tier 5 (Temporary worker) visa holders may also be accompanied by their family members.
The spouse and children below 18 years of age may apply for dependent visa.
The accompanying family members may apply for their visa together with the main visa applicant or separately at a later date.
Children below 18 years of age may enjoy the merit of being admitted to a public school when the visa is issued.
Length of Stay
- Up to two years' stay is allowed.
The visa may be applied for two years from the initial application, or one-year extension is allowed after the initial one-year stay depending on the visa category.