You can apply as a representative of an overseas business if you’re an employee of an overseas newspaper, news agency or broadcasting organisation posted on a long-term assignment to the UK.
If you’re a representative of an overseas business planning to set up its first UK branch, you should apply for a UK Expansion Worker visa (Global Business Mobility) instead.
The visa lets you stay in the UK for an initial period of 3 years.
You may be able to extend your visa for another 2 years.
After you’ve been in the UK for 5 years, you can apply for permission to settle permanently in the UK.
To be eligible for this visa you must:
You can come to the UK if you’re an employee of an overseas newspaper, news agency or broadcasting organisation and you’re being posted here on a long-term assignment.