WORK PERMITS AND VISAS
Work permits and visas are two separate documents which act in different ways and are often confused. Work permits grant you explicit permission to work in the UK, whereas a visa allows you clearance to enter the UK for whatever reason, including visits.
If you are not a British, EC or EEA National and you are seeking work in the UK, it is important that you have secured, or are eligible for a UK visa. The link below will take you to the official UK visas website where you can find out all the information you need to know.
Below is another useful link, which will direct you to information regarding work permits in the UK.
Some of the visas that are more commonly sought are:
Working Holidaymakers Visa
This visa allows Commonwealth Citizens between the ages of 17 and 30 to immigrate to the UK for a holiday with the intention of working during their stay. People seeking a Holidaymakers visa can only reside in the UK for up to two years on this scheme.
This visa allows persons to come to the UK with the purpose of studying a course which exceeds 6 months in length, i.e. Undergraduate/Post-Graduate University course etc.