What documents are required when applying for the Representative of an Overseas Business visa? 

To apply for a sole representative visa, you will need to provide the following: 

  • evidence to confirm your employment in the overseas company you are seeking to establish in the UK and that you have the power to take operational decisions. Some of this evidence has to be in a specified format. 
  • a valid passport or travel document – at least one page must be blank 
  • evidence that you can support yourself and any dependants during your trip 
  • proof that you meet the English requirement to at least level A1 CEFR 

You may also be required to provide tuberculous test results if you are from a country where you have to take the test.