Permitted Paid Engagement Visa

The UK offers several Permitted Paid Engagement Visafor overseas workers. These visa routes aim to bring employees on a short-term or long-term basis to their UK branches. The aim of these visa routes is to simplify the process of hiring talent from outside the UK.
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What Are the Requirements For a Permitted Paid Engagement Visa?

The Permitted Paid Engagement Visa is a type of visa that allows you to come to the UK for a maximum duration of one month. You can apply for this visa if you have been invited to a paid engagement as a leading expert in your field.

You must meet a wide range of requirements to be eligible for this visa. You are also barred from bringing any dependents to the UK on this visa or applying for an extension.

This particular visa suits professionals, artists, academics, and other specialists who want to attend an event in the UK. You will also need to meet the eligibility requirements for your intended work in the UK.

Here at the London-based Adam Bernard’s law firm, our top immigration solicitors can advise you on whether or not you are eligible for this visa. Our Expertise Visa solicitors London will also guide you on how to submit an online application.

General Eligibility Requirement

You must fulfil a stringent set of eligibility requirements to be considered for this visa category. This is particularly due to the brief duration of the visa. Here is a look at the key requirements you must satisfy:

  • You must show that you are at least 18 years of age.
  • Duration of visit. You must prove that your intended stay in the UK will not extend beyond one month. The Home Office may also ask you to provide proof that you will be leaving the country before your visa expires.
  • Formal invitation. You must have a formal invitation from an organisation to attend an event in the UK. The invitation can also be about a brief and paid engagement of another nature. In either case, your engagement must be related to your professional background and your field of expertise.
  • Financial means. You are required to show that you have the financial means to