You can apply to switch into a Tier 5 (Temporary Worker - International Agreement) visa while you are in the UK if you want to continue working for your current employer and you:

  • have a work permit
  • work for an overseas government or international organisation

Qualifying Work Permit Holders are allowed to switch into the Tier 5 (Temporary Worker) International Agreement subcategory provided their Certificate of Sponsorship shows that they are being sponsored as an overseas government
employee in the International Agreement subcategory and they will be continuing in employment with the same organisation.

Overseas Government Employees (granted under paragraphs 160-162 and 164-165 of the Immigration Rules) are also allowed to switch into the Tier 5 (Temporary Worker) – International Agreements sub-category of the Points-Based
System.

Same Day Visa Service For Switching Into Tier 5 International Agreement Visa

We provide Same Day Visa Service (also known as the Home Office Premium Service) for applications for switching into Tier 5 International Agreement visa from inside the UK. We can submit your Tier 5 International Agreement application through our Same Day Visa Service and can get a decision on your application in one day. As the Tier 5 International Agreement application also involves an application for Biometric Immigration Document, therefore the Tier 5 International Agreement Worker applicant and his/her dependents are required to attend the Home Office, Premium Service Centre to enrol their biometrics. You will be accompanied by our Legal Representative who will assist you with enrolment of biometrics and submission of your Tier 5 International Agreement application. Tier 5 International Agreement application submitted through our Same Day Visa Service is usually decided the same day.

Why Sunrise Solicitors For Switching Into Tier 5 International Agreement Visa?

The immigration solicitors at Sunrise Solicitors are experts in dealing with applications for switching into Tier 5 International Agreement visa. The quality of our service is self-evident from the clients' reviews about the service provided by our immigration lawyers. You can contact us if you are seeking legal help from immigration lawyers in London in relation to your application for switching into Tier 5 International Agreement visa and our immigration solicitors will provide you fast, friendly, reliable and professional immigration service.

If instructed to represent you regarding your application for switching into Tier 5 International Agreement visa, the immigration casework to be carried out by our immigration solicitors will include the following:

  • Taking detailed instructions from you and advising you about the relevant immigration laws and procedures to be adopted by the Home Office, UKVI in your application for switching into Tier 5 International Agreement visa;
  • Discussing your immigration case in detail with you and advising you about the weaknesses and strengths of your Tier 5 International Agreement application;
  • Assisting you and your employer with correctly assigning the Certificate of Sponsorship (CoS) for successful switching into Tier 5 International Agreement category;
  • Advising you about the documentary evidence to be submitted in support of your application for switching into Tier 5 International Agreement category from inside the UK;
  • Considering contents of the documentary evidence to be submitted in support of the Tier 5 International Agreement application and discussing the same with you;
  • Completing the online application form for Tier 5 International Agreement leave and discussing the same with you;
  • Preparing a cover letter to introduce and support the Tier 5 International Agreement application wherein our immigration lawyers will explain in detail the relevant requirements of the law and how such requirements have been duly satisfied by you for successfully switching into Tier 5 International Agreement category;
  • Submitting your Tier 5 International Agreement application to the Home Office, UKVI through our Same Day Visa Service to get a decision on your application in one day;
  • Liaising with the Home Office, UKVI for a timely decision on your application for switching into Tier 5 International Agreement visa;
  • Protecting your interests while your  Tier 5 International Agreement application is pending with the Home Office, UKVI and keeping you informed about the progress on your Tier 5 International Agreement application;
  • Doing all the follow up work including responding to any queries raised by the Home Office, UKVI until decision is reached on your Tier 5 International Agreement application;
  • Advising you on the outcome of your application and further steps to be taken by you following receipt of the decision on your application.

Our Fee For Switching Into Tier 5 International Agreement Visa

  • We will charge you a fee from £1,000 + VAT for our professional immigration services for an application for switching into Tier 5 International Agreement visa through our Same Day visa Service. The agreed fee will depend on the complexity of the matter and the casework involved in the Tier 5 International Agreement application.
  • If you cannot afford to pay our fee in full at the time of instructing us in relation to your Tier 5 International Agreement application, you can pay half of the fee at the time of instructing us and the balance can be paid by monthly instalments.
  • The agreed fee will cover all our work until decision by the Home Office, UKVI on the Tier 5 International Agreement application. However, it is pertinent to note that the agreed fee will not cover any disbursements to be incurred by us on your behalf e.g. translation of documents, Home Office fee, Immigration Healthcare Surcharge (IHS) etc.

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