Tier 5 (religious workers)

Migrants under this category can come to the UK to work temporarily as a religious worker for a recognised religion. The religious worker is allowed to undertake religious work as recognised by the religion, but not involving preaches or pastoral work.

Tier 5 will cover migrants coming to work temporarily in the UK as a religious worker in a non – pastoral role, where the duties include performing religious rites but not preaching to a congregation.  The religious worker will be granted a maximum stay of twenty four months. Their dependants will be permitted to work if accompanying or joining them in the UK.

The score must be 40 points in order to qualify under this category.

Certificate of Sponsorship

30 points


10 points

Please contact our Immigration Solicitors for further specific requirements.