Business Visitor Visas


This visa is for applicants who want to visit the UK for business related activities such as


  • coming to the UK for a conference, meeting or training
  • taking part in a specific sports-related event or
  • you’re an artist, entertainer or musician and coming to the UK to perform
  • you’re an academic and are doing research or accompanying students on a study abroad programme
  • you’re a doctor or dentist and are coming to the UK to take a clinical attachment or observer post
  • you want to take the Professional and Linguistic Assessment Board (PLAB) test or sit the Objective Structured Clinical Examination (OSCE)
  • you want to get funding to start, take over, join or run a business in the UK


To be eligible - you must show

  1. you’ll leave the UK at the end of your visit
  2. you’re able to support yourself and any dependents for the duration of your trip
  3. you’re able to pay for your return or onward journey and any other costs relating to your visit
  4. you have proof of any business or other activities you want to do in the UK, as allowed by the visitor rules
Visa fees

Visa fee
Handling fee

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.