Representative of an overseas business (Sole Representative)


Description

This visa is for applicants who want to come to the UK as a representative of an overseas business as either: -

 

  • the sole representative of an overseas company planning to set up a UK branch or a wholly owned subsidiary for an overseas parent company or
  • an employee of an overseas newspaper, news agency or broadcasting organisation posted on a long-term assignment to the UK

Requirements

If you are coming to the UK as a sole representative, you must:

 

  1. be recruited and employed outside the UK by a company whose headquarters and principal place of business are outside the UK
  2. have extensive related industry experience and knowledge
  3. hold a senior position within the company (but not be a major shareholder) and have full authority to make decisions on its behalf
  4. intend to establish the company’s first commercial presence in the UK, e.g. a registered branch or a wholly owned subsidiary
  5. Prove your Knowledge of English

 

If you are coming to the UK as an employee of an overseas newspaper, news agency or broadcasting organisation, you must:

 

  1. have been posted to the UK on a long-term assignment
  2. have extensive related industry experience and knowledge
  3. Prove your Knowledge of English
Visa fees

Visa fee
£546.00
Handling fee
£1800.00

Please note our handling fees are inclusive of VAT. Visa fees are advisory and you will need to pay them directly to UK immigration office.