Business Visitor Visas

business visitor visa

A Business Visitor Visa is for people who work abroad but intend to visit the UK for a short time to do business on their own or their employer’s behalf. Business visitors includes those coming for short visits as:

The applicant must be genuinely seeking entry as a business visitor for a period not exceeding six months (or 12 months for an academic visitor) and they must leave the UK at the end of the visit. The person must also be able to financially maintain and accommodate themselves and any dependents without any benefit.

A business visitor should not receive their wages from a UK business, unless working for a multinational company which due to administration purposes handles payment of worldwide salaries from the UK. Reasonable expenses which cover the cost of travel and subsistence are permitted.

Visa Extensions as a Business Visitor

In order to qualify for extension of stay as a business visitor, the applicant must:

  • continue to meet all of the requirements as they did at the time of their application for entry clearance
  • have been last granted entry clearance, leave to enter or leave to remain as a business visitor.

The applicant must not:

  • have already spent, or would not as a result of an extension of stay, spend more than six months in total in the UK as a business visitor, or 12 months if they are an academic visitor.

There is no right of appeal against the refusal of an application for entry clearance as a Business Visitor and the refusal can only be challenged by way of Judicial Review in The High Court. An application for permission to apply for Judicial Review must be lodged in High Court within ninety days of the date of the refusal of the application.

Business Visitor Visa Applications

The immigration solicitors at Whiterose Blackmans are specialists in dealing with applications for UK visas as business visitors. You can contact us if you are seeking legal help from immigration lawyers in Leeds or the surrounding areas in relation to your application for business visitor visa for UK and our immigration solicitors will provide you fast, friendly, reliable and professional immigration service.

If instructed to represent you regarding your application for UK Visa as Business Visitor, we will represent you in full and do the all the necessary immigration casework on your behalf.

Our Fee For UK Visa As A Business Visitor

We provide a free initial discussion where we will discuss your circumstances and we will then be able to provided a fixed fee quote for our services.

Free Initial First Consultation

At Whiterose Blackmans Solicitors LLP we offer a free initial legal discussion. This means that you can contact us to discuss the circumstances surrounding your case and we will help guide you to the best path to take. We are here to help and we can assure you that we will act efficiently on your behalf to conclude the application as quickly as possible.

Call today 0113 216 5507 and discuss your case with an experienced immigration solicitor