Overseas Representative Business Visa

Key Fact

  • No investment fund is required 
  • Establish a branch of an overseas company - Sole Representative
  • British passport in 5-6 years 




This visa type is designed for: 

  • Sole representative of an overseas company 

When parent company intends to establish a branch in the UK and need a sole representative to establish the branch and operate the business, the visa category is perfectly fit. 


  • An employee of an overseas newspaper, news agency or broadcasting organisation  

When company intends to transfer an employee for a long-term plan to work in the UK, employee can apply for this visa to work in the UK. 


How long you can stay 

  • Initial period is 3 years 
  • Extend period is 2 years 
  • can apply for settle permanently in the UK after 5 years 






What you can  do 


  • You can work for your employer full time 
  • bring your family with you to the UK 
  • extend your visa multiple times 
  • apply to settle in the UK after 5 years 


Contact Us


London Office 

90 Long Acre, Covent Garden

London WC2E 9RZ

Tel: +44(0)207 193 1996

Mob: +44(0)785 0014 156


Swansea Office

20 Walter Road

Swansea SA1 5NQ

Tel: +44(0)1792644362




Our business hours

Monday - Friday10:00 - 18:00
Outside of our business hours, you can contact us by mobile Number if it is urgent.

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