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UK Temporary Visa – International Agreement Visa

UK Temporary Visa - International Agreement Visa Solicitors in Manchester and London with expert knowledge of UK Visas

This visa has replaced the Temporary Worker – International Agreement Worker visa (T5). The Temporary Work – International Agreement visa is suitable for those who will be contracted to do work covered by international law or treaty while in the UK. 


  • Can apply for visa up to 3 months before you are due to start work in the UK 
  • Can get a decision on your visa within 3 weeks if you apply outside the UK or 8 weeks if you apply from inside the UK 
  • Can stay for 2 years, or the time given on your certificate of sponsorship plus up to 28 days, whichever is shorter 
  • Can study
  • Can work for your sponsor in the job described in your certificate of sponsorship 
  • Can do a second job on the Skilled Worker shortage occupation list or one in the same sector as your main job for up to 20 hours per week (unless you are a private servant) 
  • Can travel abroad and return to the UK
  • Can bring your family 
  • Cannot get public funds
  • Cannot start working before you get your visa 

Basic Eligibility Criteria (exact requirements dependant on circumstances) 

  • You must have a certificate of sponsorship reference number 
  • You must have enough money to support yourself in the UK 
  • You must be 18 or over

How we can help 

At Monarch solicitors, we can help you prepare your application and ensure all the criteria are met. This can include preparing a sponsorship licence for your employer if they do not already have one.

Contact Our UK Temporary Visa – International Agreement Visa Solicitors

We would like to discuss your UK Temporary Visa – International Agreement Visa requirements directly to find out how we can help.

Please contact our immigration team by sending an email to us at [email protected] and one of our solicitors shall call you back. 

Alternatively, please call our immigration solicitors on 0330 127 8888 for a free no-obligation discussion.

Monarch’s award-winning legal team are based in Manchester and London, serving clients nationally.

We are also able to leverage an international network spanning across Hong Kong, Turkey and Dubai to provide seamless assistance with cross-border matters relating to International Agreement visas.

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Most frequent questions and answers

Normally, the process of your application will be decided within 3 weeks of being submitted, however, it is possible that it can be decided quicker.

If you have been granted entry clearance or leave to remain you can be accompanied by a dependent partner or dependent children under the age of 18. 

Yes, you can extend the international agreement visa for up to 24 months for a total of 5 years. 

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