There are lots of opportunities for businesses in the Uk. This is why many overseas companies want to establish their businesses in the UK. The UK also welcomes them. So, if a company wants to send its representative to the UK to establish a branch of their business in the UK, they can apply for Sole Representative Visa. A sole representative visa allows a senior employee of an overseas company to come to the UK to set up and run a business unit in the UK. This business unit can be a UK branch or wholly-owned subsidiary of the overseas parent company.
UK Sole representative visa requirements
You need to meet the following visa requirements for a successful application.
Documents to be submitted
In order to apply for a sole representative visa, you need to submit various documents along with the application. These documents are the following:
How to apply
If you are applying for the first time you can only apply from outside the UK. You need to apply online. If you are already in the UK, you can only apply to extend your existing visa.
When to apply
You can apply no more than 3 months before you travel to the UK.
Cost of application
The fee for a sole representative visa is £610 as of now.
How long can you stay in the UK?
After a successful visa application initially you are granted a 3 years stay in the UK. After completing 3 years, you can apply for an extension of your visa for another 2 years. You can visit www.gov.uk website for more information.
Bringing your family to the UK
If you are in the UK on a sole representative visa, you can bring your family members such as your spouse, civil partner and children below the age of 18. However, they must have a valid visa to come to the UK if they are from outside EEA or Switzerland. You cannot bring your parents, siblings or any extended family members. If you require our professional advice or assistance in applying for your Sole Representative Visa, you can speak with our lawyers on +44 (0) 2034111261 or book an appointment on our website www.visaandmigration.com...