The Sector Based Scheme
(SBS) allows workers from outside the European Economic
to enter the United Kingdom to take short-term
or casual jobs. Your UK employer must apply for this
work permit for you before you travel to the United
You must be between
18-30 years old and the permit is only granted for 1
year after which you must return to your country of
residence and stay for a further 2 months if your employer
wishes to apply for another SBS permit.
- This work is low skilled and jobs are only available
in these sectors:
- The food manufacturing industries (meat and fish
processing and mushroom production only).
The quota permits for
Food Manufacturing (Fish) and (Meat) has now reached
its limit. Consequently no new first applications submitted
after midnight 31st October 2006 will be considered.
While no new applications
will be accepted, extension applications up to a maximum
of 12 months, and change of employment applications
for existing permit holders can still be submitted for
Please click here
for a FREE SBS assessment form.