Apply for UK Business Visitor visa or Standard Visitor visa, if you want to visit the UK for business related activities for a short period of time (6 months).

We are expert in dealing with UK Standard Visitor & Business Visitor visa applications and if instructed will carry out all the work on the application until the decision is received from the Home Office UKVI.

Please contact expert UK immigration lawyer at Rex Law Chambers to fully assess your eligibility for UK Standard Visitor or Business Visitor visa by considering all the relevant information including your past immigration history. So that we can advise you on the chances of success in your application in particular if you have any adverse personal or immigration history.

Page Contents

  1. What is Business Visitor visa in UK?
  2. UK Business Visitor visa requirements
  3. What documents are required for UK Business Visitor visa application?
  4. What is UK Business Visitor visa processing time?
  5. How can we help with your UK visa application?
  6. Our fee for Business Visitor visa application
  7. Do you need legal help?

What is Business Visitor visa in UK?

The Business Visitor visa has been replaced with the Standard Visitor visa. You can apply for UK Standard Visitor visa, if you want to visit the UK for a short period of time (up to 6 Months) for business-related activities.

One of the key factors in the visitor visa entry clearance applications is to satisfy the Entry Clearance Officer (ECO) that the applicant has strong family, financial and social ties to the country of origin and therefore he will return to the country of origin upon visiting the UK.

You can apply for a Standard Visitor visa if you want to visit the UK for business-related activities, for example:

  • you're coming to the UK for a conference, meeting or training
  • you want to take part in a specific sports-related event
  • you're an artist, entertainer or musician and coming to the UK to perform
  • are an academic and are doing research or accompanying students on a study abroad programme
  • you're a doctor or dentist and are coming to the UK to take a clinical attachment or observer post
  • you want to take the Professional and Linguistic Assessment Board (PLAB) test or sit the Objective Structured Clinical Examination (OSCE)
  • you want to get funding to start, take over, join or run a business in the UK

UK Business Visitor visa requirements

You must meet the basic eligibility requirements to visit the UK and tou must show that:

  • you'll leave the UK at the end of your visit
  • you're able to support yourself and your dependants during your trip (or have funding from someone else to support you)
  • you're able to pay for your return or onward journey (or have funding from someone else to pay for the journey)
  • you'll not live in the UK for extended periods through frequent or successive visits, or make the UK your main home

You must also meet all the other eligibility requirements. Please contact us for initial assessment to determine your eligibility, and to discuss the options.

You must have a passport or travel document that is valid for the whole of your stay in the UK.

You must also only plan to do activities in the UK that are allowed under the Standard Visitor rules.

What documents are required for UK Business Visitor visa application?

To visit the UK on Family Visitor visa, you need to show that you're a genuine visitor.

You must have a passport or travel document that is valid for the whole of your stay in the UK. There must be a blank page in your passport for your Standard Visitor visa.

You'll need to provide the following information in your online application:

  • the dates you’re planning to travel to the UK
  • where you’ll be staying during your visit
  • how much you think your trip will cost
  • your current home address and how long you’ve lived there
  • your parents’ names and dates of birth (if known)
  • how much you earn in a year (if you have an income)
  • details of any criminal, civil or immigration offences you may have committed

Depending on your circumstances, you might also need to provide additional documents. Please contact us for initial assessment to determine your eligibility, and find out required list of documents in support of your UK Family Visitors visa application.

What is UK Business Visitor visa processing time?

The general processing time for a UK Business Visitor visa application is 3 weeks, once you've applied online, proved your identity and provided your documents.

Sometimes it may take longer for the Home Office to decide your application due to the complexity of the matter or if there are further enquiries to be made.

How can we help with your UK visa application?

As part of our immigration services for your immigration application, our expert immigration lawyer will:

  • assess your eligibility for the relevant visa type by fully considering your circumstances;
  • advise you on the required supporting documents to be submitted in support of your immigration application;
  • assess all the documents to ensure that the documents you provide are as per the requirements of the Immigration Rules;
  • advise you on strengths and potential weaknesses in your visa application and how you can overcome such weaknesses if any;
  • complete the online immigration draft application form to share it with you for cross-checking;
  • submit your application online and schedule your biometrics appointments with the relevant commercial partner of the UKVI;
  • prepare a detailed cover letter in support of the immigration application explaining in detail how you are meeting all the requirements of the Immigration Rules so that you have the maximum chances of succeeding in your visa application;
  • upload all the supporting documents online in support of the immigration application in their correct format and order;
  • dealing and responding to any caseworker enquiries or correspondence from the Home Office caseworker for any further documents or information concerning your pending immigration application;
  • do all the follow-up work on your immigration application until a decision is received from the Home Office UKVI.

Our fee for Business Visitor visa application

Our UK visitor visa lawyer can provide legal assistance with your Business Visitor visa applications by assessing your eligibility for visitor visa and advising you on the relevant documents to be submitted in support of the Business Visitor visa application.

Our fixed fee

We charge a fixed fee starting from £1000 for our professional legal services in relation to your UK Business Visitor visa application. The agreed fixed fee will depend on the complexity of the matter and the casework involved in the matter.

Do you need legal help?

Contact Rex Law Chambers, if you have any questions or need legal help with any UK immigration law related matter. At Rex Law Chambers, we specialise in a wide range of UK visas and nationality applications and our principal immigration lawyer has wealth of experience and expert knowledge to deal with all types of UK visas and immigration applications. He has successfully handled many complex and high-profile cases and also represented clients in their immigration matters.

We can provide one-off FREE general legal advice via live chat or our "Enquiry Form". The FREE advice does not cover the advice in relation to complex legal issues or advice about documents to be submitted in support of the application. If you would like to to get detailed legal advice then please schedule an in-person, Zoom, Skype or phone consultation by using our "Appointment Request Form".

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