The business visitor visa allows foreign nationals to visit the UK for business purposes including attending conferences or taking part in sports or creative events and falls under the standard visa category.
The applicants must satisfy the Home Office that they are a genuine visitor by meeting the below general requirements.
The applicants are allowed to travel to the UK for a short term stay, usually for a period of no longer than six months, for a specific range of business-related activities. The business activities may include:
The business visitor visa does not permit to undertake paid or unpaid work, live in the UK for long periods of time through frequent visits, enter into a marriage/civil partnership or give notice for the same or claim public funds. The business visit visa can be applied for 6 months, 2, 5 or 10 years if the applicant wishes to visit the UK regularly;however can only stay a maximum of 6 months on each visit normally.
Our Immigration lawyers at City Legal have immense experience in handling visit visa applications from all over the world. We have dealt with numerous visit visa refusals and obtained successful outcomes further to resubmissions. It is better to obtain legal assistance prior to the initial application. Our experience ranges from dealing with issues relating to ECO not being convinced that the applicant will return back to allegations of fraudulent documents submitted with the application. We are a multi award winning law firm and pride ourselves in being approachable, innovative and always going that extra mile to make sure our clients receive the individual attention they deserve. Our Immigration team maintains a high reputation and is committed to provide clear, transparent and reliable advice to our clients.