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Health & Care Worker Visa

About Health & Care Worker Visa

Contact us today to begin your journey towards a UK Health & Care Worker Visa

At Lexen Law, we’re committed to helping healthcare and social care professionals from around the world achieve their dreams of working in the United Kingdom’s esteemed health and care sector. Our dedicated team of immigration experts possesses a deep understanding of the Health & Care Worker Visa category, ensuring that you receive specialized, accurate, and up-to-date guidance throughout the application process.

Whether you’re a nurse, paramedic, or adult social care worker, we have the expertise to guide you through every step. We facilitate job placements by connecting you with reputable UK employers, provide qualification assessment, and ensure your documentation meets the stringent requirements. With our support, you’ll navigate the complex visa application process with ease, whether you’re an individual applicant or planning to bring your family along. We’re not just about securing the initial visa; we’re here to help you explore pathways to settlement and British citizenship. Our personalized solutions, transparent pricing, and unwavering commitment make us the ideal choice for your Health & Care Worker Visa journey. Contact Lexen Law today, and let’s on the path to a rewarding career in the UK’s healthcare and social care sectors.


We understand the critical role that healthcare and social care professionals play in the United Kingdom. If you are a healthcare worker or a care professional from outside the European Economic Area (EEA) or Switzerland, looking to contribute your skills to the UK’s health and care sector, we are here to guide you through the process of securing a Health & Care Worker Visa with expertise and efficiency.

Visa Category Expertise

Our team is well-versed in the nuances of the Health & Care Worker Visa, ensuring that you receive specialized guidance that aligns with your profession. Whether you’re a nurse, paramedic, or adult social care worker, we understand the unique requirements that apply to you.

Job Placement Assistance

Securing a job offer from a UK employer is a fundamental requirement. We facilitate this process by connecting you with reputable employers in the healthcare and social care sectors. Our network provides access to a wide range of job opportunities, ensuring you find the right fit for your skills and expertise.

Qualification Assessment

To ensure you meet the stringent eligibility criteria for the Health & Care Worker Visa, we meticulously assess your qualifications and credentials. We’ll guide you on obtaining the necessary professional qualifications and certifications required for your specific role.

Seamless Document Preparation

Our experienced team takes the hassle out of document preparation. We provide you with a detailed checklist of essential documents, including the Certificate of Sponsorship (COS) and proof of your English language proficiency. We’ll help you compile these documents, ensuring they meet UKVI standards.

Visa Application Support

The visa application process can be intricate, but we make it straightforward. We’ll guide you through completing the application form, uploading the required documents, and ensuring that your application is error-free and compliant with the latest regulations.

Family Visa Services

If your family members plan to accompany you to the UK, we offer comprehensive support for their visa applications. Our experts will assist in preparing their documentation and ensure they meet the necessary requirements for a smooth transition.

Settlement and Citizenship Pathways

We’re not just here to help you obtain the initial visa. We offer guidance on the routes to settlement (indefinite leave to remain) and British citizenship, making the UK your permanent home if that’s your ultimate goal.

Post-Visa Services

Our support doesn’t end with the approval of your Visa. We can continue to assist you with visa extensions, switching to other visa categories (such as work visas), and any other visa-related services you may require during your stay in the UK.

Tailored Solutions

We understand that every individual’s journey is unique. Our services are highly personalized to meet your specific needs and circumstances, ensuring that you receive the guidance and support you require.


Most frequent questions and answers
What is the Health & Care Worker Visa in the UK?
The Health & Care Worker Visa is a type of visa designed for individuals from outside the European Economic Area (EEA) and Switzerland who wish to work in the health and care sectors in the United Kingdom.
Who is eligible for the Health & Care Worker Visa?
Eligibility is typically extended to healthcare professionals, including doctors, nurses, paramedics, and dentists, as well as adult social care professionals. You must also have a valid job offer from a UK employer and meet the specific English language and financial requirements.
How can I apply for this visa?
To apply for the Health & Care Worker Visa, you need to have a job offer from a licensed UK employer and then complete the online visa application. You’ll also need to pay the visa fee and schedule a biometric appointment.
What documents are required for the Health & Care Worker Visa application?
The required documents can vary based on your specific circumstances, but generally, you will need your Certificate of Sponsorship (COS) from your employer, proof of your English language proficiency, valid passport, and evidence of your financial capability. It’s essential to check the UK government’s official website for the most up-to-date requirements.
How long can I stay in the UK with a Health & Care Worker Visa?
The duration of your stay on this visa can vary, but typically, it’s up to five years and 14 days. It can be extended if you continue to meet the eligibility criteria.
Can my family join me on this visa?
Yes, your spouse, partner, and dependent children may be eligible to join you in the UK. They will need to apply separately and meet certain requirements.
Can I switch to other visa categories while on a Health & Care Worker Visa?
Yes, you may be able to switch to other visa categories, such as the Skilled Worker Visa, if you meet the eligibility criteria for those visas.
Can I apply for permanent residency or citizenship with this visa?
While the Health & Care Worker Visa can lead to settlement (indefinite leave to remain) in the UK, it does not automatically grant you citizenship. You can apply for British citizenship after meeting the necessary residency and other requirements.


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Lexen Law has been instrumental in making my dream of studying in the UK a reality. Their thorough understanding of the visa requirements and proactive approach ensured a hassle-free application process.

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Lexen Law stands out for its commitment to client satisfaction. The team’s knowledge of UK visa regulations is exceptional, and their proactive approach made my application journey stress-free.

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Lexen Law’s professionalism and attention to detail are commendable. They provided me with comprehensive guidance throughout the UK visa application process. Lexen Law is the right choice for anyone seeking expert assistance for UK visas.

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Lexen Law has been an invaluable partner in my journey to securing a UK visa. Their team’s dedication and expertise turned a complex process into a smooth experience. I now confidently recommend their services to anyone.

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