UK Business Visa

The UK Business Visa in India has one of the highest applicants every year. Even during the pandemic, the process of UK Business Visa didn’t stop. Being an immigration company with years of experience, Prominent Overseas Careers has been assisting applicants all over India to help file UK Business Visas.

Everything you need to know about UK Business Visa...

The UK business visa is a short-term visa that allows a person to come to the UK for the purpose of business-related work. You can stay for up to six months on this visa. With this visa you can attend a conference, or attend a meeting or training, you can take part in a sports activity or you can start over, join or run a UK-based business.

Due to the high interest of business people to travel or settle in the UK, there is a variety of UK Business visas, as follows:

  • Standard visitor visa for businesspeople.
  • Innovator visa.
  • Start-up visa.
  • Exceptional Talent visa (Tier 1).
  • Graduate Entrepreneur visa (Tier 1).
  • The investor visa (Tier 1).
  • Representative of an Overseas Business visa.
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In Order To Apply For The Visa, You Must Meet The Following Eligibility Criteria:

You must be able to prove that you will leave the UK at the end of your visit. You must show that you can support yourself and any dependents for the duration of your trip. You will be able to pay for your return or onward journey and any other costs relating to your visit. You must have proof of any business or other activities you want to do in the UK, as allowed by the Visitor regulations.

The UK innovator visa is for investors who want to set up a business in the UK or run an already established business in the UK. Eligible for application is all non-EEA and non-Swiss nationals. For those wishing to set up a business, an investment fund of at least £50,000 is required.

There are other eligibility criteria as well. If you are applying for this visa, you should prove you have the necessary means of subsistence, meet the English Language requirement and be at least 18 years of age.

You can stay in the UK for up to three years with a UK Innovator Visa. You can then apply for an extension before its expiration. After five years in the UK with this visa, you can apply for settlement in the UK.

If you want to set up a business in the UK as a non-EEA and non-Swiss national, you can apply for a UK Start-Up Visa.

The main criterion is that you must be endorsed by an authorized body, that is either a UK higher education institution or a business organization with a history of supporting UK entrepreneurs. You can stay in the UK for up to 2 years with a UK Start-Up Visa.

The complete process of visa application, documentation, and the verification of the documents can all be very confusing and hectic tasks.

To make all this process less stressful we at prominent overseas are dedicated to helping and guiding you throughout. Our team of experts will take care of all the requirements and get you through a successful application, to give you a stress-free experience.

Documents Required For The UK Business Visa in 2022:

  • Two recent passport-size photographs were taken within the past six months and should be in color.
  • Your valid passport issued by the government of India, with at least one blank page. It must be valid for three more months beyond the date you plan to leave the UK.
  • Travel itinerary and travel history: Details of your travel plan, like the dates of your departure and return to India. Submit a travel plan that gives all the information regarding how and what you are planning to do in the UK. Include the travel dates, places you will visit, the reason for your travel, etc
  • Your proof that you have enough finances to cover the cost of living during your stay in the UK. This could be your bank statements for the last six months.
  • Proof that you can pay for your air travel to and from the UK, you need to produce your air tickets for this.
  • Details of where you are gonna stay or accommodate in the UK. You will need to present a document that shows where you will be staying in the UK. Note that it need not necessarily mean showing your hotel bills it could also be the ID information of the person you will be staying with or if you have been provided the accommodation by the hosts in the UK, then their address can be provided.
  • Your previous travel history. It has to cover the period of the last 10 years. To be shown by producing either your old passport or any other travel documents.
  • Residency proof of where you live in India and for how long you have been living there.
  • Your biometric information like your fingerprints and your photographs can also be taken at the visa application center. 
  • Proof that you will leave the UK at the end of the visit.
  • Proof of the business activities you will be doing in the UK like the schedule of the meeting
  • UK Work Visa
  • UK Visit Visa
  • UK Spouse Visa

The UK ranks fifth in the list of largest economies in the world. Every year the UK attracts thousands of workers around the world who want to come and get better job opportunities and to aim for a better standard of living.

Visiting Visa for the UK is one of the most sought-after services in modern cities like Hyderabad and Bengaluru. Being an immigration consultancy with pan India service, we’ve been filing for UK visitor permits for years for hundreds of clients. 

A UK spouse visa is a permit granted to the applicant who is married to a person who is either a British Citizen or a person with a UK PR visa. In 2022, approval on UK Spouse Visas is still open for the applicants.

FAQ's Section:

How can I get a business visa from India to the UK?

Ans: You just need to have the documents required and you need to meet the eligibility to apply for a business visa from India to the UK.

How much is a UK business visa?

Ans: When applying for the popular UK Business Visa, the 6-month standard visitor visa, you will have to pay the visa fees of 95 pounds.

How long can you stay in the UK on a business visa?

Ans: A Business Visitor visa lasts for up to 6 months, or up to 1 year for academic visitors, but you can apply to extend your visa if the total time spent in the UK is less than 6 months.

Is the UK embassy issuing visas now?

Ans: You are allowed to access Visa and Immigration services as these are considered essential public services. You must follow current COVID-19 rules for where you live, in England, Scotland, Wales, and Northern Ireland.