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WI6.1 Who is eligible for a special work visa

  1. Refugee or protection status claimants who show a need to work in order to support themselves, may be granted a special work visa while they await a decision on their refugee or protection status claim.
  2. Claimants must show evidence of the need to work, which may take the form of a bank statement confirming that the claimant has insufficient funds to survive.
  3. Claimants must hold a current temporary entry class visa at the time they apply for a special work visa.
  4. Immigration officers should refer to E8.10 for further guidance.

Effective 30/03/2015

PREVIOUS IMMIGRATION INSTRUCTIONS

WI6.1 Who is eligible for a special work visa (26/03/2012)

WI6.1 Who is eligible for a special work visa (29/11/2010)

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