What are the main requirements?
In order to enter the UK as a Permitted Paid Engagement Visitor, an applicant must demonstrate that:
How long can I stay and what are the conditions of my stay?
Applicants can apply to come to the UK for a period of up to 1 month. There is no option to extend this visa from within the UK.
Applicants should not intend to live in the UK for extended periods through frequent or successive visits under this route or to make the UK their main home. Applications can be refused if an immigration officer believes that this is the case.
All permitted paid engagements must be arranged in advance. The engagement must relate to the applicant’s area of expertise and occupation overseas and should be evidenced by a formal letter of invitation.
Permitted Paid Engagements include:
How we can help
The requirements of the Permitted Paid Engagement Visitor visa are highly prescriptive and the Home Office routinely refuse applications that do not fully comply with the Immigration Rules and guidance. Our highly experienced team of immigration lawyers will assist in preparing and submitting your application to achieve the best possible outcome.
If you’d like to discuss matters further, please email our Immigration team on firstname.lastname@example.org or complete the online enquiry form on this page.