If you are already in the UK on Tier 5 International Agreement vsia, you may be able to apply for renewal of your visa from inside the UK. You should apply for renewal of your Tier 5 International Agreement visa within 28 days before the expiry of your existing Tier 5 International Agreement visa.

To apply for extension, you must continue to meet the eligibility rules.

Eligibility

You can apply for a Tier 5 (Temporary Worker - International Agreement) visa if you have:

  • a certificate of sponsorship (CoS) reference number
  • £945 in savings - this is to prove you can support yourself and you must have had this in your bank account for 90 days before you apply. You won’t need £945 in savings if your fully approved (‘A-rated’) sponsor has stated on your certificate of sponsorship that they’ll certify your maintenance and that you won’t claim benefits during your stay.

How Long You Can Stay?

You can apply to extend your visa for up to 2 years at a time up to a total maximum stay of 6 years unless:

  • you are a private servant in a diplomatic household and applied for your visa on or after 5 April 2012 - your total maximum stay can only be 5 years or until the last date of your employer’s posting, whichever is shorter
  • you are a contractual service supplier or independent professional - you can only stay in the UK for a maximum of 6 months in any 12 month period.

Super Priority Service For Tier 5 International Agreement Visa Extension

As the expert immigration solicitors based in London & Manchester, we are registered with the Home Office, UK Visas & Immigration (UKVI) and its commercial partners UKVCAS Sopra Steria to provide Super Priority Service (SPS) for your application whereby decision on your application will be made by the Home Office UKVI within 24 hours of the submission of the application at a designated service centre.

Our immigration solicitors can prepare and submit your application to the Home Office, UKVI through Super Priority Service (SPS) and get decision on your immigration application within 24 hours. You will be accompanied to one of the application centres in London or Manchester by our legal representative who will assist you with the enrolment of your biometrics and submission of your application to get decision on your application in within 24 hours. This way, you will not have to wait for the decision on your application for months (sometimes years).

Why Sunrise Solicitors For Your Tier 5 International Agreement Visa Extension?

The immigration solicitors at Sunrise Solicitors are experts in dealing with Tier 5 International Agreement extension applications. 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 Tier 5 International Agreement extension application and our immigration solicitors will provide you fast, friendly, reliable and professional immigration service.

If instructed to represent you regarding your Tier 5 International Agreement extension application, the 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 Tier 5 International Agreement extension application;
  • Advising you about the requirements of the Immigration Rules and the Policy Guidance for your Tier 5 International Agreement application to be successful;
  • Assisting your employer in correctly assigning the Certificate of Sponsorship (CoS) for your Tier 5 International Agreement extension application;
  • Discussing your Tier 5 International Agreement extension application in detail with you and advising you about the weaknesses and strengths of your Tier 5 International Agreement application;
  • Advising you about the documentary evidence to be submitted in support of your Tier 5 International Agreement extension application;
  • Considering the contents of the documentary evidence to be submitted in support of the Tier 5 International Agreement extension application and discussing the same with you;
  • Completing the application form online for Tier 5 International Agreement extension and discussing the same with you;
  • Preparing a covering letter to introduce and support your Tier 5 International Agreement extension 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 to succeed in Tier 5 International Agreement extension application;
  • Submitting your Tier 5 International Agreement extension application to the Home Office, Premium Service Centre through our Same Day Visa Service to get a decision on the application in one day;
  • Liaising with the Home Office, UKVI for a timely decision on the Tier 5 International Agreement extension application;
  • Protecting your interests while your  Tier 5 International Agreement extension application is pending with the Home Office, UKVI and keeping you informed about the progress on your Tier 5 International Agreement extension 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 extension application;
  • Advising you on the outcome of your application and any further steps to be taken by you upon receipt of the decision on your application.

Our Fee For Tier 5 International Agreement Visa Renewal

  • We will charge you a fee from £800 + VAT for our professional immigration services for extension of stay as Tier 5 International Agreement 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 extension 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 extension 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 extension 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.

Sunrise Solicitors is the trading name of Sunrise Solicitors Ltd (company registration no. 6405492). Sunrise Solicitors Offices are regulated by SRA under SRA ID 490903 (London Office) and SRA ID 645256 (Manchester Office). Sunrise Solicitors are also members of Immigration Law Practitioners' Association (ILPA).

 

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