turkish worker visa

This visa route is specifically applicable to Turkish workers. If you already have permission to stay in the UK as a Turkish Worker, you can apply to extend your visa.

In order to apply for this visa extension, you must meet the eligibility requirements as follows:

  1. You must already be in the UK.
  2. You must have a valid Turkish Worker visa.
  3. You must show you have not broken any Immigration laws.

The length of time you can apply to extend your visa for depends on how long you have legally worked in the UK.
If you have worked in the UK for between 3-4 years, then the duration you can extend for is up to 1 year. In this time, you can change your employer, but you must work in the same occupation. If you have worked in the UK for 4+ years, then the duration you can extend for is up to 3 years. In this time, you can work in any occupation for any employer.

Once you have applied, proven your identity and provided you documents, you will usually get a decision on your visa extension within 6 months.
After 5 years in this visa category, you may be able to apply for Indefinite Leave to Remain in the UK.

DO

  • Make sure you evidence your Biometric Residence Permit showing your Turkish Worker Visa.
  • Make sure you evidence all your employment during your current stay in the UK.
  • Ensure that you include pay slips and bank statements for the period you have worked in the UK.
  • Make sure you have a detailed cover letter to attach to your application.

DON’T

  • Do not forget to prepare the correct evidence you need.
  • Do not wait till your current visa expires to apply for an extension.

Our team of experienced immigration lawyers understand that there is just one chance to get this application right and so we encourage an early consultation with our lawyers to avoid unsatisfactory results. Our team have expert knowledge in these applications and can guide you correctly to ensure

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