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1. Dear *****, the issue of whether a non-EU migrant owns shares in a UK limited company is an irrelevant consideration when determining whether they should get a visa for the UK.
2. You need to realise that anyone, based anywhere in the world, can hold shares in a UK private limited company. There is no limitation depending upon where you work.
3. The only the ownership of shares in a UK limited company becomes live is if the migrant is earning his living from this UK limited company and it is operating in the UK.
4. Obviously, if the migrant is earning a living from a UK operating company, then they are unlikely to get a visa as a charity worker as this is a disguised method of entering the UK.
5. However, in the normal course, owning shares in a UK company is like owning a UK property. It is not a relevant consideration for getting a non-EU visa.