The Turkish Worker Visa allows Turkish nationals who have legally worked in the UK, the option of applying to extend their stay in the UK to live and work. Applicants can apply for a Turkish Worker visa if they have legally worked in the UK for at least 1 year as either the spouse of a British or settled person without any restrictions on working in the UK; a holder of a work permit allowing work in the UK; or a student allowed to work 20 hours a week during term time and full time during vacation periods.
Turkish Worker Visa Basic Requirements
To apply applicants must be a Turkish national who have legally worked in the UK for at least 1 year and have worked for the same employer for the period quoted in their application.
Applicants can’t apply for this visa if they have broken any immigration laws while in the UK.
Turkish Worker Visa Entitlements
Applicants who are granted a Turkish Worker Visa are allowed to live and work in the UK up to an initial term of up to 4 years. There is no processing fee for this visa and applicants must apply from within the UK before their current permission to stay expires.
Successful applicants will be free to undertake any type of employment throughout their stay in the UK. Applicants can include their dependants on this extension if they’re already in the UK, and include their partner and children and applicants can switch into this category from another visa.
What are the Processing Time and Costs?
|SERVICE NAME||SERVICE FEE|
|Managed Visa Application Service||US$1,999.00|
GOVERNMENT FEES AND PROCESSING TIME
|TURKISH WORKER VISA||OUTSIDE THE UK (ENTRY CLEARANCE)||INSIDE THE UK (FLR)|
|Government Main Application Fee||FREE||FREE|
|Government Partner Application Fee||FREE||FREE|
|Government Child Application Fee||FREE||FREE|
* All fees and processing time are obtained from government sources