If you are a Turkish citizen and you want to establish yourself in business in the United Kingdom, you can apply to come to the UK under the Turkish ECAA business category. The Home Office, UKVI will consider your application under the business provisions that were in force in 1973.

To qualify for a visa as a Turkish ECAA businessperson, you must show that:

  • you have the skills and ability to establish in your proposed business;
  • you will be bringing sufficient funds to establish your business;
  • you will be able to bear your share of the costs of running the business (its liabilities); and
  • your share of the profits will be enough to support you and any dependants you have without you needing to find other employment for which a work permit would normally be required.

If you want to join an existing partnership or company, you must also:

  • show that you will have an active part in running the business;
  • show that there is a genuine need for your services and investment; and
  • provide previous years' accounts for the business.

Successful applicants should be granted entry clearance for 12 months. There may be circumstances in which an applicant does have a genuine intention to establish in business in accordance with the 1973 business provisions, but the content of their application does not fully support their business proposal. In such cases entry clearance officers may consider issuing entry clearance for a period of 2 months to allow the applicant to establish their business in the UK and finalise their proposal.

Why Sunrise Solicitors For Turkish ECAA Businessperson Visa?

The immigration solicitors at Sunrise Solicitors are experts in dealing with applications for Turkish Businessperson Visa for the UK. The quality of our service is self-evident from our clients' reviews about the service provided by our immigration lawyers. You can contact us if you are seeking legal help from immigration lawyers in London in relation to your Turkish ECAA Businessperson Visa and our immigration solicitors will provide you fast, friendly, reliable and professional immigration service.

We can represent you in your entry clearance application and do all the work until decision by the Entry Clearance Officer (ECO) on your application. Our work will include:

  • assessing chances of success in your application based on your qualifications, skills, experience, availability of funds for investment;
  • referring you to an accountant who can provide you with help and assistance with the preparation of business plan to be submitted in support of the application for Turkish ECAA Businessperson visa;
  • reviewing the business plan to ensure that it satisfies the genuineness test of the Home Office, UKVI and liaising with the Accountant to ensure that the business plan is revised as necessary;
  • advising client on the weaknesses and strengths of the business plan;
  • preparing the client for interview by the Entry Clearance Officer (ECO) in relation to the Turkish ECAA Businessperson application and discussing with the client possible questions to be asked by the Entry Clearance Officer (ECO) during the interview;
  • the completion of the paper or online application form;
  • advising you on the relevant requirements, relevant laws and procedures;
  • advising you on the relevant documents to be submitted in support of your application;
  • considering the contents of such documents and discussing the same with you;
  • advising you on the weaknesses and strengths of your application; and
  • preparing a cover letter wherein we will explain in detailed how all the relevant requirements of the entry clearance as Turkish ECAA Businessperson are being satisfied. In particular, we will address the potential issue of the genuineness of the applicant as Turkish ECAA Businessperson;
  • submission of online application, paying the visa fee and Immigration Health Surcharge (IHS) on behalf of the applicant and booking an appointment for the applicant with the application centre for handing over of the application pack to the Application Centre for consideration by the ECO;
  • doing all the follow up work on the Turkish ECAA Businessperson application until a decision is received from the Home Office, UKVI.

Our Fees for Turkish ECAA Businessperson Visa

  • We will charge you a fee from £1,500 (No VAT) for our professional immigration services in relation to your entry clearance application as Turkish ECAA Businessperson. The agreed fee will depend on the complexity of your Turkish ECAA Businessperson application and the casework involved in the matter.
  • If you cannot afford to pay our fee in full at the time of instructing us in relation to your Turkish ECAA Businessperson visa for the UK, you can pay half of the fee at the time of instructing us and rest of the fee can be paid by monthly instalments.
  • The agreed fee will cover all our work until decision by the Home Office on your Turkish ECAA Businessperson application. However, it is pertinent to note that the agreed fee will not cover any disbursements to be incurred by us on your behalf e.g. translation of documents, Home Office UK visa fee and the Immigration Healthcare Surcharge (IHS) etc.

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