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UK Visas and Immigration guidance on how staff consider applications to enter or remain in the UK on the Temporary Work routes of the Immigration Rules, previously called T5 (Temporary Worker).
This guidance has been updated to reflect changes to the Immigration Rules: full details of the changes are in the document.
Accessible version added.
Updated to reflect changes to the Immigration Rules.
Guidance updated to reflect the fact that contractual service suppliers and independent professionals are now required to apply under the Global Business Mobility Service Supplier route. Ornamental horticulture and a new minimum hourly pay requirement have been added to the Seasonal Worker section.
Guidance has been updated to reflect that, for the purposes of the Temporary Work – International Agreement route Contractual Service Supplier and Independent Professional eligibility requirements, applicants who show they have a Swiss Hohere Fachschuldiplom (Swiss Higher Technical College Diploma) meet the requirement to show they have a university degree or equivalent technical qualification.
Updated in line with changes to the Immigration Rules on 11 October 2021. See 'changes from last version of this guidance' for full details of changes.
Updated guidance for use on or after 6 April 2021.
Guidance updated to reflect the amended rules for contractual service suppliers and independent professionals under the T5 International Agreements routes. These amendments fulfil commitments undertaken in the Temporary Agreement between the Swiss Confederation and the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland on Services Mobility, and the UK-EU Trade and Co-Operation Agreement.
This guidance has been changed to reflect Immigration Rules changes made on 1 December 2020.
Guidance updated to reflect changes in the Immigration Rules.
Updated guidance published.
Updated guidance for use on or after 19 November 2015.
New version published for use on or after 02 March 2015.
New version published for use on or after 6 November 2014.
A new version of this guidance has been published for use on or after 6 April 2014.