If you're from outside of the UK and Ireland and you would like to live and work in the Isle of Man, you will need to go through one of our Visas. The different visa options are listed below.
Anyone not classed as an Isle of Man Worker, holds an Immigration Employment Document, or falls under an
exempted employment category, requires a work permit.
Check if you need a visa HERE
This visa is for individuals from outside the UK or Ireland who have been offered a skilled job in the Isle of Man.
Worker Migrant visas allow you to live and work in the Isle of Man and can be applied for after your employment has been confirmed by an Isle of Man employer. This visa allows your family members to apply for a visa and join you in the Isle of Man, and it allows you to travel abroad and return to the UK. This visa lasts an initial maximum of 3 years and 1 month, and there is an opportunity to extend it for a further 3 years.
This visa is for individuals whose current employer is transferring them to their Isle of Man branch.
The Isle of Man Worker Intra-Company Transfer (ICT) Migrant Visa allows multinational employers to transfer their existing employees from outside the UK or Ireland to their Isle of Man branch for training purposes or to fill a specific vacancy for up to a maximum of 5 years. Your dependents may apply using the same visa criteria, and applicants are not required to meet the English language requirements. This visa lasts a maximum of 3 years and 1 month.
This visa is for individuals who have been offered a healthcare job in the Isle of Man.
The application process is very similar to a standard Worker Migrant visa. In order to qualify for a Worker Migrant - Health and Care visa, the employer must confirm on the Confirmation of Employment application that the job offer is eligible for the Worker Migrant - Health and Care visa.
This route is for certain temporary workers whose entry helps satisfy cultural, charitable, religious or international objectives.
The Tier 5 Temporary Workers Visa is only applicable for certain types of temporary workers, including creative and sporting, religious, charity workers, volunteers and those who are job shadowing.
If you are from outside the UK and Ireland and you have been offered work in the UK as a sports person or creative worker, such as an actor or dancer, you must apply for this visa and you will require a certificate of sponsorship.
This visa is for 12 or 24 months depending on the scheme you are applying for. This visa allows your family members to apply for a visa and join you in the Isle of Man.
You can find out more about the Visas needed to work in the Isle of Man HERE