Human Resources

Visiting Academics & Researchers, External Visiting Lecturers, External Examiners and Practice Assessors: Prevention of Illegal Working

What Do I Need to Do- Step 5

Determine what you need to do with the paperwork:

a) If the visitor requires an ID card for access to University facilities, send the appropriate invitation letter using the information from the table below and ensure that a copy is sent to HR along with a completed copy of the Visitor Details form.

b) If the visitor is an External Examiner, External Visiting Lecturer, or Practice Assessor and will be paid a fee via the SAL forms, please contact the Payroll department for further advice.

c) If the visitor is being paid expenses via Payments, or not at all, please contact your Faculty Finance Office for further advice.

Type of Letter

Considerations

The Permitted Paid Engagement letter template can be used for visiting lecturers, external visiting lecturers, external examiners, practice assessors.

 

Visa nationals will need this type of visa.

Non-visa nationals may not but MUST declare on entry the  purpose of their visit.

Non- visa nationals will need a visa if they have previously been refused entry to the UK or have a criminal record.

The Academic Visitor  letter template can be used for Visiting Academics if visiting for more than 1 month and less than 12 months.

 

Visa nationals will need to successfully apply for this visa.

Non-visa nationals may not need this visa if they are visiting for less than 6 months but MUST declare the purpose of their visit on entry.

Non-visa nationals will need to successfully apply for this visa if they are visiting for more than 6 months but less than 12 months.

Non- visa nationals will need a visa if they have previously been refused entry to the UK or have a criminal record.

The Visiting/Honorary letter template can be used for Visiting/Honorary appointments such as Visiting Lecturer/Researcher.

Appointee already holds the right to work in the UK and does not need to apply for a Visa to do the activities in question.

External Visiting Lecturer (SAL5)
External Examiner(SAL6)
Practice Assessors (SAL7)

If EEA/UK nationals, please contact Payroll to advise them of any payment to be made.

Please return to the main Visiting Academics page and carry on following from step 6.