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Tier 5 visa is a temporary visa allowing applicants to enter the UK for a period of 6-24 months usually for the purpose of work, internship, or work experience.

Tier 5 visa is easier to obtain than a Skilled worker visa that requires sponsorship from the employer. In contrast, Tier 5 visa is sponsored by an approved organisation, higher education institution, or a government agency or department.

Can I switch from Tier 5 to Skilled worker (Tier 2)?

Tier 5 is a temporary visa. In most cases you won’t be able to switch from Tier 5 visa to Skilled worker visa (previously Tier 2). You will have to leave the UK and apply for a skilled worker visa from outside the UK.

Tier 5 (Temporary worker – charity workers). For people coming to do voluntary (unpaid) work for a charity in the UK. The work must be directly related to the sponsor organisation’s work.

 

Tier 5 (Temporary worker – religious workers). For people coming to the UK for preaching, pastoral or non-pastoral work, or work in a religious order such as a monastery or convent.

Tier 5 (Temporary worker – government authorised exchange). For people coming to the UK through approved schemes that aim to share knowledge, experience and best practice, and to experience the UK’s social and cultural life.This category must not be used to fill job vacancies or to bring unskilled labour to the UK.

Tier 5 (Temporary worker – international agreement). For people coming to the UK under contract to do work that is covered under international law. This includes workers under the General Agreement on Trade in Services (GATS) and similar agreements, employees of overseas governments and international organisations, and private servants in diplomatic households.

Tier 5 (Youth mobility scheme). For young people from Australia, Canada, Japan, New Zealand, Monaco, New Zealand, Republic of Korea and Taiwan who want to come and experience life in the UK.

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Student and Graduate Visas Student and Graduate Visas

Student migration constitutes a significant share of immigration to the UK. The number of international students relocating to the UK increased over the decade of the 1990s and 2000s, with a particularly sharp increase in 2009. Student visas issuing decreased from 2010 to 2016.

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UK Study Visa UK Study Visa

Key requirements:

You must have an offer to study from a licensed sponsor (a school or university)

To prove this, you sponsor will provide you with a reference number called CAS (Confirmation of Acceptance for Studies)

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Short Term Study Visa Short Term Study Visa

Individuals who want to study a short course in the United Kingdom can apply for a Short-term study visa. From 1 December 2020, this route is only for students who intend to study between 6 and 11 months. For courses up to 6 months, individuals can instead apply for a ‘Standard visitor’ visa.

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Extending Student Visa UK Extending Student Visa UK

International students may need to extend their student visa in order to complete their program. This may be because they have made a change to their course, need to repeat a year, or wish to defer some of their assessment. Applications can be made from both within and outside the UK.

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Graduate Post Study Visa Graduate Post Study Visa

In September 2019, the UK Government announced the introduction of the graduate route to international students from 1 July 2021. This includes students who have already started their course, even if due to Covid-19, they have needed to undertake online learning.

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