What is Representative of an Overseas Business visa ?

Representative of an Overseas visa is a business visa for overseas business who wants to setup a branch or subsidiary of their business in United Kingdom. This visa also covers the employees of the newspapers, news channels and media organisations.

Can I settle in UK and get permanant residence or Indefinite Leave to remain on the basis of Representative of an Overseas Business visa?

Yes, immigrants in this visa cateogry can apply for Indefinite Leave to Remain in UK after spending 5 years. Other requirents of settlement in UK apply including Life in the UK Test and the Knoweldge of the English.

What is the duration of initial visa and can I entend this visa?

The initial visa is granted for upto 3 years. Visa can be extended for 2 years. The applicants should extend their visa before expiry of their leave.

What is the fees for the Representative of an Overseas visa?

The current visa fee is £610. The applicants also have to pay the NHS Health Surchage. The UK Home Office revise their fees in October and April each year, therefore fees are subject to change.

What is mean by Establish a Branch or Subsidiary in UK?

The main business of the overseas business will be based abroad. Companies can not move their full operations in the United Kingdom.

What are conditions of the visa?

No other work except working for the branch or subsidiary is allowed. Nor any other employment can be taken by the applicants.

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If you know that you are eligible to to apply and want us to prepare and submit you application professionally as your Immigration Adviser then full application is the service for you. We charge a fixed fees £500 (£750).

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