This section describes the immigration category of business visitor, and explains who can come to the UK as a business visitor.
The information here is based on paragraphs 46G-46L of the Immigration Rules.
The business visitor category is for people who want to come and do business in the UK for a short time. This includes academic visitors, visiting professors, overseas news media representatives and film crews on location.
However, you may need to apply under the points-based system if you want to carry out certain work activities or receive training.
A list of activities that you can do while you are in the UK as a business visitor.
Find out whether you can be a business visitor.
Information about documents that will support your application to enter the UK as a business visitor.
Find out whether you need to apply for a visa as a business visitor.
Find out how to apply for a visa as business visitor.
Find out whether you can extend your stay in the UK when your permission to stay expires.
This page explains whether you can appeal if you are refused permission to enter the UK as a business visitor.