Representative of an Overseas Business: settlement application—additional checklist
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Last updated on 27/07/2020

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Representative of an Overseas Business: settlement application—additional checklist

A. Additional documents for all main applicants

Evidence of your employment for the last 12 months. This could include:
—payslips
—bank statements
Payslips should be either:
— printed on company-headed paper showing the employer’s name, or
—printouts of online payslips
Your bank statements should show a full breakdown of your pay, including salary payments and any commission.
Personal bank or building society statements should be either:
—statements on bank stationery
—ad hoc statements printed on the bank's letterhead (excluding mini-statements from Automatic Teller Machines (ATMs)), or
—printouts of electronic statements
All statements should include the following details:
—your name
—account number
—date of the statement
—the financial institution’s name, contact details and a branch code, and
—any transactions over the period
The last document should be dated no more than 31 days before the application.
Some of this information will also be provided in a letter from your employer (see below).
The format of documentation may vary depending on the country where you have your employment contract. There is some flexibility allowed in the format of payslips and evidence of documents from financial institutions—if your existing documents are not in the format suggested, please contact us for further advice as to whether they are acceptable.
Your current job description
For any absences from the UK over the qualifying period due to a serious or compelling reason: a personal letter from you
Related documents:
Key definition:
Settlement definition
What does Settlement mean?

The payment or collection of proceeds after trading a security. Settlement usually takes place some time after the deal and price are agreed.

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