The international agreement category is for people coming to the UK under contract to do work that is covered under international law, including:
- the General Agreement on Trade in Services (GATS);
- similar agreements between the UK or the European Union and another country or countries;
- employees of overseas governments and international organisations; and
- private servants in diplomatic households.
Successful applicants can stay for a maximum of 24 months, with some exceptions, and can extend their stay for ‘leave to remain’.