Representative of an Overseas Business Visa
Establish a commercial presence in the UK with Representative of an Overseas Business Visa
The Representatives of Overseas Business visa category is for companies to who wish to establish a commercial presence in the UK. The company must not already have any representative, branch or subsidiary in the UK (although if the company has a UK entity which does not employ staff or transact business it may still be possible).
You can come to the United Kingdom as the representative of an overseas business if you have been recruited abroad by a company whose headquarters and main place of business are outside the United Kingdom.
In order to apply under this category, you will need to meet the English and financial requirements.
Dependents can be including as long as you can financially maintain them.
You can extend your visa and apply for settlement under the same category if you meet all the required requirements.
Home Office Fees Representative of an Overseas Business
Outside the UK only – £610
Extend in the UK – £704