Sole Representative Visa

About Sole Representative visa

Under the sole representative category you can come to the UK as a
  • sole representative of overseas company that plans to open a UK branch
  • an employee of an overseas media company (newspaper, magazine, broadcaster)

 

To qualify for this category you must:

  • already work for the company outside the UK
  • be a senior employee and a decision maker but not a major shareholder,
  • pass English test (currently at the level A1)

 

Among other documents, you will need to provide the following:

  • details about the parent company and it’s activities
  • confirmation letters from the parent company
  • your job description and contract

While considering your application, the Home Office will take into account parent company’s turnover, nature of business and any registered offices. 

 

How long is the visa valid for:

Initially the visa is granted for 3 years, and can be extended for further 2 years. You can apply for settlement after you’ve spent 5 years in the UK on as a sole representative visa holder. (Subject to you meeting the requirements).

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