The UK Sole Representative Visa offers qualifying foreign business owners and senior executives, along with their families, the ability to gain UK residency in 90 days – without any investment. Compared with the Tier 1 Investor Visa, the Sole Rep Visa offers unrivalled value.
Key eligibility criteria for Sole Representative Visa applicants 2020
As of 4 June 2020, non-EEA applicants wishing to obtain UK residency via the Overseas Business Representative Visa Program must meet the following application criteria:
You must be employed by an existing business headquartered outside UK
The existing business headquarters must remain outside the UK
The minimum required turnover for the business is £5,000+ per month
The business must be older than 12 months
You must have been recruited to the company’s management team outside the UK, and must be authorised to make key business decisions on behalf of the company’s UK branch.
You must be able to provide proof of means to sustain yourself and your dependent family members
You have to be a senior employee and /or minority shareholder of the company (shareholding of 49% or less)
A comprehensive business plan, presented in the appropriate format, must accompany your application.
English fluency and cultural knowledge is important requirement.
KEY SOLE REP VISA BENEFITS:
Gain UK residency in 90 days
No investment or job creation required
A clear path to ILR and UK citizenship.
End-to-end solution: includes Business Plan Writing, visa application, UK relocation assistance, 1-year virtual office subscription, spousal work permit, renewals, and ILR applications.
No need to relocate immediately
Remote process: apply in your country of residence
No minimum stays per year
Travel in and out while your family stays in the UK
Spouse eligible to work full time
Children under 18 eligible for inclusion
Free schooling for children under 18
Subsidised university education fees
Free NHS Access for your family
Settle anywhere in the UK.
Free Online Assessment