Tier 2 Sponsorship visa

Tier 2 Minister of Religion

Tier 2 Minister of Religion permits individuals to practice their faith in communities and wider communities within the United Kingdom. Other roles included in this category are missionary, and member of a religious order.

Basic Requirements

  • You must have a job offer from a registered Tier 2 Sponsor.
  • You hold a valid Certificate of Sponsorship.
  • The work you do must relate to that of your sponsor organisation who issued you with a Certificate of Sponsorship.
  • You must meet the English Language Requirement.
  • You must demonstrate you have maintenance funds that you can draw on, should it become necessary to use them, the current amount £945 in savings.


  • Your sponsor will issue you with a Certificate of Sponsorship.
  • You may apply inside the UK or outside the UK from your country of residence.
  • The application is made online.

Key Information

  • Your visa is valid for up to three years.
  • Dependants permitted under this application.
  • You may apply to extend your visa for a further three years.
  • Providing you meet the Minister of Religion eligibility requirements you may apply to switch into this category.
Registered in England 04011191.
OISC Number: F200400098.
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