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The Sole Representative Visa Extension Guide

 As the initial visa period comes to a close, the next logical step is securing an extension, allowing the representative and the business to further deepen their establishment. Navigate this crucial juncture with the expertise and support of Resolve Solicitors, ensuring continuity and growth.
This visa allows a representative from an overseas business to set up and run the company's UK branch or subsidiary. Initially granted for a 3-year period, it offers an opportunity for extension.

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It's advisable to apply before your current visa expires, preferably a few months in advance to ensure continuity.

Yes, dependents on the initial visa (spouse, partner, children under 18) can apply for an extension alongside the main applicant.

Significant changes should be transparently communicated and may impact the extension, depending on their nature.

While times can vary, decisions are generally made within 8 weeks of the application date.

You might be able to appeal or seek an administrative review, depending on the refusal grounds. Consultation becomes critical at this juncture.

You should still hold a senior position with the same authority to make operational decisions for the business.

No, the Sole Representative Visa application should be made from outside the UK. However, post this, extensions can be sought from within the country.

Besides the immediate benefit of continued stay, it paves the way towards settlement in the UK via ILR.

Our expertise, coupled with a deep understanding of global business aspirations in the UK, ensures that your extension process is seamless and successful.

Reach out for an in-depth consultation. We'll evaluate your progress, offer strategic guidance, and embark on the extension journey with you.

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