The Global Talent visa is for those who are skilled in science, engineering, technology, fashion or the arts.
The Representative of an Overseas Business visa enables foreign businesses to set up a branch or subsidiary in the UK.
Check if you need a visa
The visa you may need depends on:
- your skills and qualifications
- if you have a job offer
- if you want to bring your family with you
- what you’ll be doing
If you want to visit the UK on a short-term basis for business reasons, a visitor visa might be the best visa for you.
New points-based immigration system
The UK is introducing a points-based immigration system from 2021 to attract the brightest and best talent from around the world. The latest information can be found on the new immigration system guidance page. You can also sign up to the mailing list to receive updates.
The current rules on trade, travel, and business for the UK and EU will continue to apply during the transition period. There will be no change to the rights and status of EU citizens currently living in the UK until 30 June 2021.
EU citizens and their families can apply to the EU Settlement Scheme to continue living in the UK.