UK expansion visa route

It allows the person to come to the UK and set up a new branch of his overseas business that has not been started trading in the UK.
To be eligible for this visa, one must already be working in the overseas business as a senior manager or specialist employee.


 You have to have a certificate of sponsorship from your employer.
 You got to show that you have worked with your employer outside of UK.
 Should be skilled enough to be useful as a skilled employee to be qualified in the list of occupation.
 One must work for at least 12 months for his employer outside UK , unless he is earning over £73,900.
 You should be paid as the minimum salary as an UK citizen or an equivalent of £42,400 per

How long can you stay.

The time given in your certificate of sponsorship plus 14 days.
For 12 months. Whichever is shorter.
One can extend their visa for up to an additional 12 months, therefore they can stay for a maximum period of 2 years.

You can stay for 5 years in a 6 year period if you have spent time on in one of these visas:
 Intra-company Graduate Trainee visa
 Intra-company Transfer visa
 Graduate Trainee visa (Global Business Mobility)
 Secondment Worker visa (Global Business Mobility)
 Senior or Specialist Worker visa (Global Business Mobility)
 Service Supplier visa (Global Business Mobility)

What you can do and cannot:

 Work with your sponsored employer
 Study
 Bring your spouse and children as your dependent.
 Travel abroad and return to UK
 Can do voluntary work.

 Apply for a permanent citizen
 Do a second job
 Apply for benefits . Public funds .
 Chang of jobs, unless you are eligible.

Your partner and children:

Your dependent partner and children can apply to join you or to stay in the UK if they are eligible. Their tenure will end on the same date as your which is given in the certificate of sponsorship.
o Must be able to prove a civil partnership or married that is recognized in the UK
o You have been living together in a relationship fir at least 2 years.
o Must be 16 or over
o Who lives with you
o Not married, or in a civil partnership, or doesn’t have his own children
o Should be financially supported by you.

Why choose Alliance visas?

At Alliance visas we are able to process your application swiftly, help you with employment, accommodation, bank account, tax back advise and more.

Give us a call today or fill a free assessment form for more information.

About Alliance Visas

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