Applying as a Representative of an Overseas Business Visa for UK
This category provides a route of entry and stay in the UK for:
individuals who will be the sole UK representative of an overseas business which seeks to establish and operate a registered branch or wholly-owned subsidiary in the UK, and
media employees of overseas newspapers, news agencies or broadcasting organisations who are being posted by their overseas employer on a long-term UK posting
This category is an employment category remaining outside of the Points-Based System (PBS). No sponsorship by a UK-based employer is required.
Sole Representative of an Overseas Business
The overseas business must have its headquarters and main operations outside the UK. This situation must continue throughout the sole representative's employment in the UK.
In order to be eligible for entry as a Sole Representative of an Overseas Business, a person must be an existing senior employee of a business which recruited the individual abroad and which has its headquarters and main place of business outside the UK and have full authority to take operational decisions on behalf of the overseas business. They must be able to demonstrate English language competency and be able to maintain and accommodate themselves and any dependents without accessing public funds.
Overseas Media Representative
An overseas media representative must be an existing employee of a business which recruited the individual abroad and which has its headquarters and main place of business outside the UK, intend to be emplued full time on a long term assignment. They must be able to demonstrate English-language competency and be able to maintain and accommodate themselves and any dependents without accessing public funds. A representative of an overseas media business does not have to be the only representative of the overseas business in the UK at any one time.
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