UK Visa Requirements – Application for Entrepreneur/Work-related Training Visitor Visa

Visas, Immigration & Nationality

Entrepreneur/Work-related Training Visit Visa Document List Required

Please find below a list of the documents required for your visit visa application to the UK.

It should be noted that the Home Office will only accept original documents for your UK visa requirements. If no original is available, photocopied documents must be a stamped certified true copy of the original. Where a document is not in English or Welsh, the original must be accompanied by a fully certified translation by a professional translator. This translation must include details of the translator’s credentials and confirmation that it is an accurate translation of the original document. It must also be dated and include the original signature of the translator.

Please note that documents listed are carefully explained whether they are mandatory or optional. You should collect as many documents as possible for your UK visa requirements and use it as a checklist to ensure all documents where possible have been sent as soon as possible. Where you are unable to provide the original documents, please explain the reasons by adding your comments.

The documents we will require from you are as follows:

Evidence of Applicant's Identity

Current Passport Mandatory
Previous Passports Mandatory
Visa or other proof of residence – if you’re not a national of the country of your residence if available Mandatory
Recent Passport Photographs (x2) (Photo Guidance) Mandatory

Prospective Entrepreneur

Letter of support from:

– one or more registered venture capitalist firms regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority

– one or more UK entrepreneurial seed funding competitions, listed here as endorsed

– one or more UK government departments

Mandatory

Work-related Training and Tests

For Professional and Linguistic Assessment Board or Objective Structured Clinical Examination Tests – Letter from the General Medical Council & Nursing and Midwifery Council confirming arrangements for the test Mandatory
For unpaid clinical attachments or dental observer posts – confirmation of your offer to take up this post and that you have not previously undertaken this activity in the UK Mandatory

Documents showing maintenance funds and source of income

If employed:
Letter of Employment – confirming your employment (start date), position, salary, role, contact details Mandatory
Payslips for the last 6 months Mandatory
Personal bank statements – current account and savings for the last 6 months Mandatory
If self-employed/owner of your own business:
Business registration and other licences required for you to operate your business Mandatory
Proof of tax payments Mandatory
Letter of Support from whomever will be left to look after your business while you are on holiday if any Mandatory

Evidence of Accommodation

Land Registry Title/Mortgage Statements Mandatory
Tenancy Agreement Mandatory
Hotel Reservation Mandatory

Other Documents

Home Office Letters if any Mandatory
Spouse’s and Children’s Passport if any Mandatory
Itinerary of visit to UK Mandatory
Other evidence showing reason of visit to UK Mandatory
List of travel history Mandatory

All documents should be posted or scanned and emailed to us to make sure they meet the uk visa requirements.

Please let us know if you cannot provide anything from the document list and we can discuss alternative documents you may provide for your UK visa requirements.

Once we have received the documents, we will inform you via e-mail and update your application in our records.