Permitted Paid Engagement Visa 2023

You can apply for Permitted Paid Engagement visa as an expert in your field coming to the UK to undertake specific paid engagements for up to one month.

If you need a Permitted Paid Engagement Visitor visa, you must apply online and attend an appointment at a visa application centre before you travel to the UK. The Permitted Paid Engagement Visa route does not lead to settlement in the UK and all visitors must make a separate application, even when travelling as part of a group.

Eligibility requirements for permitted paid engagement visa UK

To qualify for permitted paid engagement visa, you must be able to show that:

  • you’ve been formally invited by a UK-based organisation to attend a pre-arranged event or other permitted engagement
  • the event or engagement relates directly to your expertise, qualifications and main job in your home country
  • you’re 18 or over
  • you’re visiting the UK for no more than 1 month
  • you’ll leave the UK at the end of your visit
  • you’re able to support yourself during your trip (or have funding from someone else to support you)
  • you’re able to pay for your return or onward journey (or have funding from someone else to pay for the journey)
  • you’ll not live in the UK for extended periods through frequent or successive visits, or make the UK your main home

Lawyers for permitted paid engagement visa

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Apply for the permitted paid engagement visa 

You apply online for the PPE visa on the Home Office website up to 3 months before you plan to travel. You will need to submit an online application form, attend a local visa application centre in your country to provide biometrics and then wait for the outcome.

You must upload all the mandatory documents to support your permitted paid engagement visa application.

How much does it cost to apply for permitted paid engagement visit visa?

A Permitted Paid Engagement Visitor visa costs £100 for up to 1 month.

What you can do in the UK

You can visit the UK for up to 1 month to do a paid engagement or event if you:

  • have a written invitation from a UK-based organisation or client
  • can show you’re an expert in your profession
  • meet the other eligibility requirements

You can also do all the activities allowed as a Standard Visitor, except for studying and transiting to another country.

Professional artists, entertainers or musicians

You can be paid to do an activity that relates directly to your profession including:

  • performing
  • talking about, presenting or launching your work to other professionals or the public
  • giving lectures
  • joining judging panels or debate panels
  • taking part in professional conferences

Professional sportspeople

You can be paid to do an activity that relates directly to your sporting profession. For example, taking part in a sporting event.

Qualified lawyers

You can be paid by a client to represent them in the UK at a court or tribunal hearing, arbitration or other form of legal dispute resolution.

You can also be paid to visit the UK to prepare for the hearing.


You can be paid to give a lecture or series of lectures about your area of expertise.

You cannot take a full-time or part-time teaching post for your host organisation.

Academic examiners or assessors

You can be paid to:

  • examine or assess students
  • chair or take part in selection panels

Air pilot examiners

You can be paid to examine UK-based air pilots, so they meet the national aviation regulatory requirements of your country.

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