The Home Office has confirmed that effective from 9:00 am on 11 April 2022 that the Sole Representative Visa route will be closed for new applications.
Dependent Partner (Spouse) and children under 18, can still apply to join applicants with a representative of an overseas business leave (Visa) in the UK.
Applications for UK representative of an overseas business visa extension will remain open
With Sole Representative Visa, international companies can set up their branch offices or representative offices in the UK. The Visa is uniquely designed for overseas businesses required to expand their operations in the UK in just few weeks.
The UK Overseas Business Visa can be availed by a minority shareholder, director and senior employee of an existing overseas company.
To obtain a sole representative visa, the applicant must be a full-time employee of the parent company.
Sole Rep visa holders allowed to:
Holder of the Sole Rep Visa allowed to settle in the UK permanently with family after meeting the conditions of extending UK visa and been continuously living in the UK for five years.
Sole Representative Visa is one of the fastest routes to settle in the UK. According to UK Visa and Immigration guidance; it takes ONLY THREE WEEKS for the decision when applied from outside of the UK.
The key questions for the sole representative visa are primarily regarding the employment, direct role in the company, requirements of the branch office, financial status of the parent firm, projected finances, business plan, family, and immigration history and so.
The applicants from Pakistan, UAE and Saudi Arabia may apply through Reliance Immigration Consultants for the UK sole representative visa. It would be highly recommended to receive UK immigration consultancy services for this purpose. As with professional help, you will be able to undoubtedly know the minor details that may be catastrophic if neglected. With the valuable help of professional visa advisers, you will be on the right track to your ultimate goal to be the sole representative in the UK.
A business plan is a must document accompanying other necessary documents. In a projected plan, you outline in details your overall strategy of how your company intend to start the sole representative office in the UK, how the UK market is relevant to your business idea, how will you implement your idea, how you plan to invest your monetary resources, and so on.
The documents required for the sole representative visa are:
What about the spouse/children of the Sole Representative?
Spouse and children under 18 accompany the main applicant as their dependents.
What will be the restrictions with this visa?
The holder of Sole Representative:
How to avoid UK visa refusal?
Visa refusal can be avoided by providing correct information, producing all mandatory and supporting documents including business plan, travel history (if any), choosing the right visa category.
Please contact Reliance Immigration Services for more information on the UK Representative of an Overseas Business visa and other immigration programmes or to arrange initial Personal Consultation with a Senior Immigration Consultant.
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