The Turkish Worker Visa is tailored for Turkish nationals who have legally worked in the UK and are looking to extend their stay. This visa offers an opportunity for Turkish nationals to continue their employment in the UK, fostering stronger ties between Turkey and the UK.
- Applicants must be Turkish nationals.
- They should have legally worked in the UK for at least one year.
- The employment can be as the spouse of a British or settled person without any work restrictions, as a holder of a work permit, or as a student allowed to work specific hours.
- Applicants must have worked for the same employer for the period mentioned in their application.
- Any breach of UK immigration laws will disqualify the applicant.
Benefits and Entitlements
There is no processing fee for this visa.
Successful applicants can work in any type of employment in the UK.
They can include their partner and children as dependents if they are already in the UK.
After a certain period, applicants may be eligible to apply for permanent residency in the UK.
The Turkish Worker Visa is a testament to the strong relationship between Turkey and the UK, allowing Turkish nationals to extend their stay and continue contributing to the UK's workforce. Applicants need to ensure they meet all the requirements and seek expert guidance if necessary.
Frequently Asked Questions
What is the application process?
Applicants must apply from within the UK before their current permission expires.
The application can be made online.
There is no application fee for the Turkish Worker Visa.
How long is the visa valid for?
The visa can be granted for an initial term of up to 4 years.
Successful applicants can undertake any type of employment throughout their stay in the UK.
Can dependents accompany you?
Applicants can include their dependents on this extension if they’re already in the UK.
They can also switch to this category from another visa.
Why Choose UK Visas?
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