Visas & Brexit
If you need to apply for a visa to play in PDC events please read the current information below. Mr Nigel Mawer the DRA Chairman is recognised by borders control, to contact Mr Nigel Mawer see below:
Visa for PDC events
Email: [email protected] Phone: +44 7973 989986
Tier 2 Sportsmans Visa:
If you are a player from outside the EU and you have a PDC Tour Card you can get a Tier 2 Sportsmans Visa for the duration of your tour card.
What you need to do is contact Nigel Mawer (As Above) and he will issue a Certificate of Sponsorship, this is a fixed fee to UK Borders at a cost of £199, UK Borders will then issue Nigel Mawer with a Migrant Endorsement. He will then issue the player with a letter with the relevant references, then player can then apply for the Tier 2 visa.
If you are a player coming to the UK to play in UK Q-School you should come on a visitor visa. If you then obtains a tour card you can go through the proces to obtain a Tier 2 visa when your visitor visa expires.
Tier 5 Sportsmans Visa:
There is also a Tier 5 Sportsmans Visa, which any Non Tour Card Holder could apply for if you were going to regularly enter and exit the UK for the Challenge/Development Tour. This type of Visa may take longer to access with UK Borders. For all help and information on any visas please contact mr Nigel Mawer.
The date for Brexit is 31st October 2019 at 23.00hrs: we are fully aware of the potential implications that Brexit may have and are fully on top of the current and planned situations, we are dealing with this issue as part of our partnership with the PPF (Professional Players Federation) who deal with all UK Sports and updates will be given to our members as soon as we are informed what they are.
Until Brexit actually happens we are unaware of its implications.