Domestic workers mean cleaners, chauffeurs, nannies, cooks, and those personnel who provide personal care to an employer in the UK member of the employer’s family.
The ‘domestic worker in a private household’ visa permits employers to bring their foreign domestic workers to the UK for a period of up to six months. It is not that anyone can move to the UK with a domestic worker visa, but the applicant should be eligible and also be an ‘established’ member of the employer’s staff. For this, some experience is required and the applicant should have worked in some household in the past as well.
Further, with this visa, the applicants cannot change their employer while they are in the UK also they are not allowed to change their type of employment as well.
Let us look in detail at How to get a UK Domestic worker visa in a private household.
There are some rights when you are a domestic worker in the UK and also there are some restrictions. An applicant can engage in activities as per the permission granted by the government and they are-
a) Be a domestic worker in a private household for the other employer. b) Time of stay is six months.
The applicants who meet the eligibility requirements for the UK domestic worker visa are allowed to relocate with this visa. Also, the appellants should be outside the European Economic Area (EEA) and Switzerland. The requirements are –
Only after you have met the above criteria and the rest of the common eligibility requirements only then you will be granted a UK visa from a UK Home Office for the Domestic Workers in a Private Household.
After you have taken the decision to immigrate as A domestic worker in the UK it is smart to start the process as early as possible. For this you can also take the help of an immigration consultant who is adept in his craft, the processing time can be taken into consideration before you carry forward with your plan.
The appellant can take around three months to process. After you have filled the online application form you will be asked to visit the UK visa application center in your country and submit all the necessary documents.
You can also extend your visa for Domestic Workers in a Private Household and this, you need to apply before your current visa expires. Also, meeting the eligibility requirements for the extension is important.
No immigration process is complete without proper documenting. The documentation process when taken carefully can help in hassle-free immigration as well. The list of documents for UK domestic worker visa is -
For the UK Domestic Worker Visa, the processing fee is £51 and for the extension of Domestic Workers in a Private Household visa, the amount is £1,033.
This is only the processing charge of the appellation. it doesn’t include medical test and transportation charges. Also, the appellant should consider the change in Currency rate as well while assessing the fee for the UK Domestic Worker Visa
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