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UK Global Business Mobility Visa – Service Supplier

Are you a skilled service provider looking to temporarily work in the UK for a UK-based company under a contractual agreement? The Global Business Mobility (GBM) Visa: Service Supplier, facilitated by Sindhu Immigration Services Ltd, a sister company to Newton Tax Advisory, provides the ideal solution. This visa allows you to contribute your expertise to UK businesses while fulfilling your contractual obligations.

Benefits of the GBM Visa: Service Supplier:

Who is eligible?

  • Employees of an overseas service provider with a contract to provide services to a UK company.
  • Self-employed service providers based overseas with a contract to provide services to a UK company.
  • Contract must be covered by a valid international trade agreement.
  • Skilled role at RQF Level 6 (graduate equivalent) or higher.
  • Salary meeting the general requirement of £45,800 per year.
  • Paid Immigration Skills Charge by your sponsor (if applicable).
  • Available funds of at least £1,270 (exceptions apply).
  • TB test may be required if you’re from a high-risk country.

Don't let this incredible opportunity pass you by! Contact Sindhu Immigration Services Ltd today and let us help you secure your GBM Visa: Service Supplier and embark on a fulfilling service provision journey in the UK.

How can Sindhu Immigration help?

Sindhu Immigration Services Ltd, drawing upon the expertise of its sister company Newton Tax Advisory, provides comprehensive immigration services and dedicated support throughout your GBM Visa: Service Supplier application process. We offer:

  • Expert assessment: We analyze your individual circumstances and confirm your eligibility for the visa.
  • Personalized guidance: Our experienced team provides tailored advice and navigates the complexities of the application process.
  • Contract review and support: We review your service contract to ensure it meets all Home Office requirements.
  • Streamlined sponsor liaison: We work closely with your UK sponsor (if applicable) to ensure all documentation is accurate and meets Home Office requirements.
  • Efficient document preparation: We help you gather and prepare all required documentation efficiently and accurately.
  • Seamless application submission: We guarantee your application is complete and submitted correctly to the Home Office, maximizing the chances of success.
  • Representation and communication: We represent you throughout the process and handle all communication with the Home Office on your behalf, keeping you informed every step of the way.
  • Pre-departure and arrival support: We provide valuable information and resources to help you prepare for your relocation and settle seamlessly into life in the UK.

Requirements for a UK Global Business Mobility Visa: Service Supplier

The UK Global Business Mobility (GBM) Visa: Service Supplier allows experienced professionals to work in the UK for a temporary period. Here are the key requirements:

Overseas Work Requirement:

  • You must have worked for your overseas employer for at least 12 months outside the UK, or have at least 12 months’ professional experience if you’re a self-employed service provider.

Contract Requirement:

  • You must be providing a service to a UK business under a contract that is covered by a valid international trade agreement.

Certificate of Sponsorship (CoS) Requirement:

  • You must have a valid CoS from a licensed UK employer authorized by the Home Office to sponsor Service Suppliers.

Job Skill Level Requirement:

  • You must possess specialized knowledge or skills that are not readily available in the UK labor market.

Salary Requirement:

  • You must be paid at least the higher of:
    • £45,800 per year
    • The “going rate” for your specific occupation, as defined by the Home Office.

Nationality Requirement:

  • You must be a citizen of a country that has a valid trade agreement with the UK.

Financial Requirement:

  • You must have sufficient funds to support yourself and any dependents during your stay in the UK. The required amount varies depending on whether you are applying from inside or outside the UK.

Switching into the GBM Visa: Service Supplier Route:

  • Generally, switching from other visa routes is not allowed.
  • Specific exceptions may apply in certain circumstances.

Visa Duration:

  • Initial visa period of up to 5 years.
  • Extensions possible, up to a maximum total stay of 5 years in any 6-year period.

Maximum Time in the GBM Routes:

  • Maximum total stay of 5 years in any 6-year period across all GBM routes.

Conditions of Stay:

  • Adhering to visa conditions regarding work, travel, and reporting is crucial.
  • Breaches may lead to visa cancellation and potential removal from the UK.

Settlement on the UK Global Business Mobility Visa: Service Supplier Route:

  • There is no direct settlement route available for Service Suppliers.
  • You may be able to switch to a different visa route that leads to settlement, such as the Skilled Worker visa, after meeting specific eligibility criteria.

Global Business Mobility Sponsor Licence Application:

  • Employers sponsoring Service Suppliers require a valid GBM Sponsor Licence.
  • Specific criteria and standards must be met for application approval.
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