The Permitted Paid Engagement visa is a short term visa which allows non-EEA nationals to enter the UK for up to a month to take part in a paid engagement. Such as a public speaking engagement, chairing a meeting, or attending a conference.
Length of stay
This visa is issued for no longer than 1 month.
Applicants for the Permitted Paid Engagement visa must meet several eligibility requirements for their visa to be granted. All applicants must:
Be older than 18
Prove they have sufficient funds to support themselves while in the UK
Prove they have sufficient funds to pay for their journey out of the UK
Not be in transit to a country outside of the UK, Ireland, the Isle of Wight, or the Crown Dependencies (Isle of Mann, Jersey, and Guernsey)
Permitted Paid Engagement visa applicants must supply several documents with their application. These include:
Current passport and/or other travel documents
A separate passport photograph, with the applicant's name on the back
Proof of maintenance funds to cover expenses during their stay
Details of their travel plans and UK accomodation
An invitation from the organisation paying them for the engagement in the UK
Proof that the engagement relates to their professional or academic qualifications and expertise
Further information, help, and advice
Workpermit.com's team of specialists has over 25 years of experience in immigration services, and have helped thousands of people to study and work in the UK. We work with OISC registered advisers who can submit your UK visa application to the Home Office to be dealt with on the same day.