You can apply for a Seasonal Worker visa to come to the UK to work in horticulture for up to 6 months – (for example, picking fruit and vegetables or flowers). You can no longer apply to do poultry work, ‘pork butchery’ or to drive a heavy goods vehicle to transport food.
This visa has replaced the Temporary Worker - Seasonal Worker visa (T5).
You can stay in the UK for up to 6 months. You can enter the UK as soon as your visa is valid (up to 14 days before the start date of your job).
You must be 18 or over when you apply and have a certificate of sponsorship reference number from your UK sponsor and have enough money to support yourself in the UK - you’ll usually need to have at least £1,270 available (unless you’re exempt). Your sponsor will give you your certificate of sponsorship reference number.