If you need to travel to and stay in UK for stating up a company or business in that country but do not want to invest any extra amount for availing entrepreneur visa, then you need to apply for Sole Representative Visa UK. This visa is generally commonly opted for by those looking to apply for the entrepreneur visa but do not want the outlay of a £200,000 investment. The overseas representative visa allows staying for a period of three years and can be extended after this for further two years.
Sole Representative Visa UK is also known as the Overseas Representative Visa. This visa permits a senior representative of an already established company, who do not have an existing U.K presence to come to the country for setting up a U.K presence in the form of a branch or a subsidiary.
With the help of this visa, the senior representative is legally allowed to travel to the U.K for establishing the company like registering the company, conducting business matters, opening offices and acting as the sole representative of said company. This visa favors granting access right to growing companies who have no presence in the U.K and wish to enter the market and those which are able to show that their ability to expand and grow within the U.K is demonstrable.
The eligibility requirements for the applicants are as follow
• Should apply from outside the EEA
• She/he should possess funds to maintain themselves without any need to access to public funds
• She/he should be able to meet the English language requirements.
• A sole representative or the senior representative of the company must meet an array of criteria that needs to be considered mandatorily at the time of applications.
The senior representative who will be representing the company on a solo basis in the UK needs to be eligible for being known as the solo representative of that given company. The requirements for being eligible to become solo representative are given below, like
 The person must be employed by the company she/he represents and that specific company must be based and be headquartered outside of the U.K.
 The sole representative should have a senior position within the company, allowing them to make decisions on the behalf of the company they are representing
EEA Permanent Residency legally permits an EEA or Swiss national; a non-EEA or non-Swiss family member of an EEA or Swiss national, to legally apply or renew or replace for a document certifying permanent residence or permanent residence card in UK.
If you are an EEA national exercising your treaty rights and have lived in the UK for five consecutive years, then you can apply for it.

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If you need to travel to and stay in UK for stating up a company or business in that country but do not want to invest any extra amount for availing entrepreneur visa, then you need to apply for Sole Representative Visa UK.