Innovator Visa Requirements (Are You Eligible?)

Innovator Visa Requirements (Am I Eligible?) Understanding the visa requirements is essential for any Home Office application. As a new route into the UK for entrepreneurs, the Innovator Visa has come into force with general guidance on eligibility, but detail still eludes and will undoubtedly come as applications start to be processed. We take a brief look […]

UK Business Visa Options

Which UK business visa? If you’re looking to start up a business in Britain, there are a number of types of UK business visa that may be available to you. Each visa is different, so it’s recommended you take advice on your specific circumstances to ensure you consider all the options relevant to your needs […]

Innovator Visa Guidance – The New Route for Entrepreneurs

What is the new Innovator Visa UK?  For individuals looking to pursue their business idea in the UK, we offer some initial Innovator Visa  guidance on the new route for entrepreneurs. What is the Innovator route? The innovator visa is to be aimed at those who can demonstrate relevant experience in business. The key criteria will […]

Tier 1 Dependant Visa (Application & Requirements)

Applying for the Tier 1 Dependant Visa  One of the benefits of the Tier 1 visa route is that it offers the visa holder’s family members the opportunity to apply to join their loved one in the UK. As a ‘PBS dependant’ under the UK’s Points-Based visa system, you will be subject to different rules […]

Tier 1 – UK Visa for Investors and Entrepreneurs

Check if you are eligible to come to the UK under a Tier 1 visa  Tier 1 is one of the immigration routes under the UK’s points-based visa system available to individuals from outside the European Economic Area (EEA). Tier 1 is aimed at ‘high value migrants’ such as investors and entrepreneurs who have funds […]

Graduate Entrepreneur Visa: Guidance for Applicants

The Graduate Entrepreneur visa is closing to new applications on 6th July 2019. The visa is being replaced by Start-Up route. If you unsure about which visa you should apply for, contact our specialists.  If you are an international student with a viable idea for a business, you may be eligible to set up your enterprise here in the […]

Tier 1 Entrepreneur Extension Tips

We are frequently instructed by Tier 1 Entrepreneur Visa holders who have been refused their Tier 1 Entrepreneur extension. It’s extremely frustrating, and can result in having to start a new extension application and potentially having to leave the UK if your visa has expired – adding to costs and disrupting both business and family […]

UK Immigration Rules Changes 2019

Home Office publishes new Statement of Changes to Immigration Rules The Government has announced a number of changes to the UK immigration rules, set to take effect from 10th January 2019. We summarise the main changes below, but if you have any queries relating to the updates or any other UK immigration matter, please contact us. Introduction […]

UK Tier 1 Investor Visa to be Suspended

The Tier 1 Investor Visa has been temporarily suspended with effect from Friday 7th December. The Home Office has announced it will be halting investor visa applications while an audit is carried out into current eligibility requirements. The Tier 1 investor visa permits non-EEA nationals to come to the UK where they have invested a […]

Guide to the UK Tier 1 Visa

Tier 1 visas for high value migrants  The 5-tier points based system is the main UK immigration route for foreign migrants from outside the European Economic Area (EEA) or Switzerland to work, train or study in the UK. Tier 1 of this system is for high value migrants and covers entry of investors, entrepreneurs, graduate […]