Basic visa requirements
Applicants have to demonstrate that they intend to undertake business activities including:
- Attending meetings or conferences
- Arranging deals
- Negotiating or signing trade agreement or contracts
- Undertaking fact-finding missions
- Checking details or goods
- Conducting site visits
- Promotional activities
They must only visit the UK for a maximum of six months, show that they will be able to financially support themselves (if necessary with the support of friends and family) and meet the cost of their onward journey. They must not undertake any paid or unpaid employment in the UK.
This visa entitles holders to visit the UK for up to a maximum of six months allowing them to undertake their business activities and they may also be allowed multiple entries during the six month period.
Visa holders can attend business meetings, conferences and briefings, engage in fact finding, negotiating or making contracts within the UK for their business to buy or sell goods or services.