This is the most suitable route for companies to use when they wish to establish a commercial presence in the UK. To be able to apply under Representatives of Overseas Business category they 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). The company will need to send a senior employee of the overseas business (who was recruited overseas) to the UK to establish a UK branch or wholly owned subsidiary concerned with the same type of business as the overseas company. The essential elements that the applicant needs to meet are as follows:
We have helped many clients to come to the UK to establish a commercial presence in the UK. There are quite an extensive list of documents that need to be submitted including documents concerning the company and the applicant. If you would like to arrange a consultation to discuss this category and how we could assist you in the making of the application then please do not hesitate to get in contact.
We offer assistance and specialist advice on specific immigration issues. We are not part of the Home Office. General immigration advice and forms can be found on the Home Office website www.ukba.homeoffice.gov.uk.UK visa & immigration consultation