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Sole Representative of an Overseas Business visa

About Sole Representative of an Overseas Business Visa

The Sole Representative of an Overseas Business visa is one of the best & easy route to migrate to the UK . It allows a senior employee of an overseas business to come to the UK to start a business and run a branch in the UK which will be managed by the overseas parent company .ILR( Indefinite leave to remain) can be granted by UK Authorities after 5 years.

What are the requirements for a Sole Representative of an Overseas Business visa?

In order to qualify for a Sole Representative of an Overseas Business visa applicant has to fulfil the criteria laid down by the UK authorities :-

For Parent Company

  • Has no Branch in the UK
  • Operate the same type of business as the overseas business.
  • Intends to maintain the business from Parent company based in overseas.
    In addition to above requirements , Applicant has to fulfil below requirements:
  • Applicant should be on Senior role in the business such as GM/VP/Director
  • Have been recruited outside of the UK
  • Have full authority to take on behalf of the business
  • Should not hold more than 50% of the shares in the business.
  • Can not take job in any other business in the UK
  • Applicant has to clear CEFR Level A 1(an English Language Test)

How long will it take for my UK Representative of an Overseas Business visa application to be decided?

The Processing time of said visa is very fast and visa decision can be taken with in 3 weeks .However, Processing time can go shorter/Longer depending upon few factors

How can I extend my Sole Representative of an Overseas Business visa?

Initially visa is approved for the period of 3 years and then one can extend visa for another 2 years.

How can I settle in the UK as a Sole Representative visa holder?

Once you have completed 5 years in the UK & you can not be outside the UK for more than 180 days in any of the five years prior to the date of application., you may be eligible to apply for settlement

Sole Representative of an Overseas Business visa

The Sole Representative of an Overseas Business visa is one of the best & easy route to migrate to the UK . It allows a senior employee of an overseas business to come to the UK to start a business and run a branch in the UK which will be managed by the overseas parent company

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