Dalton Harris will soon be forced to leave the country just days after his X Factor win.
The singer is set to fly back to his hometown of Jamaica because his visa only allowed him to stay for the duration of the ITV competition.
The complications have sparked fears 24-year-old Dalton won’t be able to perform on the upcoming tour or start recording his first album.
However, show bosses are working to come up with a new visa that’ll let him stay.
Dalton said: “I need to get a new visa. I will have to leave the UK for a bit as you’re not allowed to just stay for ever.
"Hopefully my visa will be sorted out quickly,” he told The Sun.
Dalton is hoping to sort out his visa so he can perform on the X Factor tour
He added: I had a visa that allowed me to compete in the show, so I’d be surprised if the government didn’t give me one now I have won.”
The singer flew over from the Caribbean to audition for the judges at the start of summer.
Over the weekend 7.5million viewers watched Dalton be crowned the winner of the 2018 series of the X Factor.
In the final he performed a rousing rendition of the Power of Love alongside past winner James Arthur.
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Dalton celebrates with mentor Louis Tomlinson after being crowed the winner
After triumphing over competitors Anthony Russell and Scarlett Lee , Dalton has now bagged himself a recording contract with Syco Records – Simon Cowell’s label owned by Sony.
The Jamaican-born star was 4-1 favourite to win the show tonight, in comparison to Scarlett’s 5-1 odds and Anthony’s 10-1.
Now his single is 3-1 to be Christmas Number One with bookmakers Coral.