Visas: Agriculture

Home Office written question – answered on 26th July 2022.

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Photo of The Earl of Leicester The Earl of Leicester Conservative

To ask Her Majesty's Government how many short-term visas were granted for people working in the farming sector in (1) January, (2) February, and (3) March.

Photo of Baroness Williams of Trafford Baroness Williams of Trafford The Minister of State, Home Department

The most recent data available on the seasonal worker visa scheme is released quarterly and contained within published tables at: (entry clearance detailed dataset Vis_D02 - attached).

It is worth noting that while most short-term jobs in the agriculture sector are under the seasonal worker visa, a small number may be on other visa types and not all seasonal worker visa jobs will relate to farming.

entry clearance detailed datasets (xlsx, 2200.5KB)

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