The Representative of an Overseas Business route is for an employee of an overseas business which does not have a presence in the UK.

A person applying as a Representative of an Overseas Business must either be a Sole Representative or a Media Representative.

A Sole Representative is a senior employee of an overseas business who is assigned to the United Kingdom for the purpose of establishing a branch or subsidiary.

A Media Representative is an employee of an overseas media organisation posted to the United Kingdom on a long-term assignment.

A dependent partner and dependent children can apply under this route.

Representative of an Overseas Business is a route to settlement.

Sole Representative