in relation to a person, means—

(a) the spouse or life partner of that person; and

(b) a child, step-child or adopted child of that person, who is under the age of 18 years or who is over that age and-

(i) in full time education; and

(ii) under the age of 25 years;

English to a specified standard or from an English exempt country

If required, your English level will be tested by an Immigration Officer and an elementary level of English is required.

We will accept an IELTS certificate (level 3.0) if you have taken the IELTS test at one of their worldwide accredited centres within the last 2 years.

English exempt countries are as follows;

Antigua and Barbuda, Australia, the Bahamas, Barbados, Belize, Canada, Dominica, Grenada, Guyana, Jamaica, New Zealand, Republic of Ireland, St. Kitts and Nevis, St. Lucia, St. Vincent and the Grenadines, South Africa, Trinidad and Tobago, the USA, the UK.

means a person who does not have St. Helenian status in accordance with Part three of the Immigration Ordinance 2011.

Master of a vessel
in relation to—

(a) a water-borne vessel, means any person (other than a pilot or Harbour Master) having charge, control or command of such vessel; and

(b) an aircraft, includes the person in command or in charge of it;

Includes every description of vessel used in navigation, including any and all craft and aircraft;

Public funds

(a) housing where rent or contributions to the rent are paid for by St. Helena Government, either directly or indirectly, or where the house is owned by St. Helena government and no rent is paid;

(b) any government allowances;

(c) publicly provided or subsidised healthcare, unless otherwise stated.

Shortage Occupation List

The Shortage Occupation List is the current list of professions that St. Helena wishes to attract. The list is updated quarterly. The current list of professions is below. Please note that professions may be removed as well as added. A profession may be removed while an application is outstanding and in those cases the Shortage Occupation List in operation on the day the application is considered will be the relevant list

Agricultural and Forestry Production Managers
Construction Managers
Hotel Managers
Restuarant Managers
Farming, Forestry and Fisheries Advisers
Environmental Protection Professionals
Not for Profit Organisation Workers
Stonemasons, Stone Cutters, Splitters, Carvers
Carpenters and Joiners
Floor Layers and Tile Setters
Insulation Workers
Plumbers and Pipe Fitters
Air Conditioning and Refrigeration Mechanics
Building and Related Electricians
Electronics Mechanics and Servicers