UK Charity Worker Visa

The UK offers a visa category for individuals who want to contribute to charitable causes. The UK Charity Worker Visa is for individuals who want to work for UK-based charity organizations. They contribute to charitable causes, making a positive impact on society.


To be eligible for a Temporary Work – Charity Worker visa you must:
  • have a certificate of sponsorship reference number from your UK sponsor
  • have enough money to support yourself in the UK – you’ll usually need to have at least £1,270 available (unless you’re exempt)
  • be 18 or over when you apply

Important Information

You cannot obtain this visa if you held a Religious Worker or Charity Worker visa in the past year, unless you can prove you were outside the UK for the entire duration. The visa allows a stay of up to 12 months or the duration specified on your certificate of sponsorship, whichever is shorter. You can enter the UK up to 14 days before the start date of your job. The application fee for each person applying is £259. Additionally, you will need to pay the health surcharge, which is usually £624 per year. You can complete the application through the online application portal.


The UK Charity Worker Visa offers you the chance to turn your passion for charity work into a fulfilling career, contributing to meaningful causes in the UK. Seek our professional advice if needed, and we will assist in gathering all necessary documentation, and ensure you fully understand your responsibilities to make the most of your experience in the UK.

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