The Innovator Founder visa is for businesspersons who want to establish a new business in the UK. You will need to have an innovative, viable and scalable business idea which has been approved by an endorsing body.
The Global Talent visa is suitable for recognised global leaders and promising or highly skilled individuals in science, humanities, engineering, arts or technology. Applicants can enter the UK without a job offer if they are endorsed by a recognised UK body.
You may be eligible for a Senior or Specialist Worker Visa if you want to come to or stay in the UK to do an eligible job at your employer’s UK branch. This route replaced the Intra-company Transfer visa.
This route may be suitable if you have a contract to provide services for a UK company as an employee for an overseas company or a self-employed professional based overseas.
If you have another issue, please contact us to discuss your business needs.
If you are a UK business interested in hiring and sponsoring migrant workers, you will need permission from the Home Office. Once you have a licence, you can issue a Certificate of Sponsorship to prospective employees.
The UK Expansion Worker visa is suitable for senior managers or specialist employees who work for an overseas business interested in setting up a branch of their business in the UK.
The Graduate Trainee Visa allows you to come to or stay in the UK to work for your employer in their UK branch. This is similar to the Senior or Specialist Worker Visa, but your job must be eligible and part of a graduate training programme for a managerial or specialist role.
The Secondment Worker Visa is a route your overseas employer will tell you if you are eligible for. This involves transferring you to the UK to do an eligible job for a different UK organisation, provided your employer has a high-value contract with the organisation.