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Offshore wind workers: Immigration Rules concession 2017

Concession for workers joining a construction vessel operating in UK territorial waters.

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This guidance explains the terms of the concession for foreign nationals who are joining vessels engaged in the construction and maintenance of offshore wind projects in UK territorial waters.

Published 15 June 2017
Last updated 2 July 2021 + show all updates
  1. Date and end date of the concession has been amended.

  2. Updated offshore wind workers immigration rules concession 2017 to January 2021 update.

  3. Updated to add concession for the employment of non-EEA nationals joining vessels engaged in the construction and maintenance of offshore wind projects in UK territorial waters until 1 July 2021.

  4. Clarification that the concession was extended to 31 December 2020.

  5. Attached April 2020 update of Immigration Rules concession.

  6. April 2019 update published, extending the concession for 12 months to 21 April 2020.

  7. Replaced document with a new version.

  8. Updated guidance.

  9. First published.