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The Temporary Work-Charity Worker Visa allows individuals to engage in voluntary work in the UK for up to 12 months. Partners and children under 18 can also apply as dependents.
Requirements for a Charity Work Visa
- Being at least 18 years old
- meeting specific criteria for the charity work
- Holding a valid Certificate of Sponsorship for the role
- Intending to undertake the sponsored role.
- Satisfying a financial requirement
- Providing a TB certificate if required
Our solicitors at Primus Solicitors can provide more information on the exact requirements and assist you with your application.
- Have a certificate of sponsorship reference number from your UK sponsor.
- Have at least £1,270 in your bank account to support yourself in the UK.
- Be at least 18 years old when you apply.
- Certificate of sponsorship for charity worker visa
To apply for a Tier 5 Charity Worker Visa, you will need a certificate of sponsorship, which is a unique reference number that holds information about the job you will do and your personal details. Your sponsor must be recognized by the UK government to issue certificates of sponsorship, and your certificate is valid for three months from the date it is assigned to you.
You must have at least £1,270 in your bank account to support yourself in the UK and have had the money available for at least 28 consecutive days. Your partner and children must also prove they can support themselves while in the UK.
If your application for a Temporary Work-Charity Worker Visa is refused, you cannot appeal the decision. However, it may be possible to apply for an Administrative Review or submit a fresh application.
Hire our specialist immigration lawyer to help you through this process and ensure a successful outcome for your charity worker Visa application. Contact us today to learn more about our services and how we can help you with your immigration matter.