76. Tier 5 (Temporary Worker) Migrants: entry clearance.

The Tier 5 (Temporary Worker) Migrant route is for certain types of temporary worker whose entry to the United Kingdom helps to satisfy cultural, charitable, religious or international objectives, including volunteering and job shadowing1.

The general rule is that all migrants arriving in the United Kingdom and wishing to enter as a Tier 5 (Temporary Worker) Migrant must have a valid entry clearance for entry under this route; otherwise entry will be refused2. However, a migrant without a valid entry clearance will not be refused entry if the following conditions are met:


    (1)     the migrant is not a visa national3;