Tier 1 Entrepreneur Visa Guidance

The Tier 1 Entrepreneur visa has closed to new application and has been replaced by the new Innovator visa aimed at experienced entrepreneurs setting up business in the UK. The UK remains an attractive option for ambitious entrepreneurs looking to start or expand their business opportunities overseas. As one of the world’s major established trading nations, […]

Tier 1 Entrepreneur Policy Guidance

The Tier 1 Entrepreneur Visa is closing on 29th March 2019. It is being replaced by the new Innovator route. Tier 1 Entrepreneur Policy Guidance for Applicants  The five-tier points based system introduced in 2008 is the main UK immigration route for foreign nationals from outside the European Economic Area (EEA) and Switzerland to work, train […]

How to Apply for your Entrepreneur Visa Extension

As a Tier 1 Entrepreneur visa holder, if you wish to remain in the UK after your visa expiry to continue with your approved business enterprise, you will be required to make an application for an entrepreneur visa extension. Tier 1 entrepreneur visas are usually granted for a period of up to 3 years and […]

Tier 1 Visa UK – Are You Eligible?

The Tier 1 visa route into the UK offers individuals of non-EEA nations to come to Britain for a number of different purposes considered of high value to the UK economy, for example, to set up business, make investments to take up employment as an exceptional talent. Before proceeding with any Home office application, you […]

Tier 1 Investor Visa Guidance

The entry and evidential requirements when applying for a Tier 1 Investor visa can be complex to navigate. The following Tier 1 Investor visa guidance provides a general overview of applying for the investor visa under the relevant provisions of the Immigration Rules. In this way, you can understand how the application process works and […]

How to Complete the Tier 1 Entrepreneur Application Form

The Tier 1 Entrepreneur visa is closing to new applications from 29th March 2019. New applicants should look at the Innovator or Start Up visa. When applying to enter or remain in the UK under the Tier 1 Entrepreneur visa, the information you provide in your submission to the Home Office – both the Tier […]

UK Investor Visa – Are You Eligible?

The Tier 1 UK investor visa is intended for non-EEA nationals wishing to make a substantial investment in the UK. The following guide provides an outline of the eligibility criteria when applying for a UK Investor visa, including the stringent financial requirements that all applicants must satisfy. What is the UK Investor visa? The five-tier […]

Tier 1 General ILR Closes April 2018

Tier 1 General ILR closes 6 April 2018: Time is ticking to apply for UK settlement! Tier 1 General visa holders have until 6 April 2018 to apply for indefinite leave to remain (ILR) in the UK under their existing visa. While the Tier 1 General visa route is now closed to new applications and […]

Switching from Tier 2 to Tier 1

Switching from Tier 2 to Tier 1? What you need to know.  We’re often asked about ‘switching’ visa categories while in the UK. One of the more common requests from individuals is for switching from Tier 2 to Tier 1. The need to switch from a Tier 2 visa can arise for many reasons. Where […]

Guide to UK Business Visas for Non-EEA Citizens

What are the UK Business Visas for Non-EEA Citizens? With application errors leading to delays, rejections, lost fees, and missed opportunities, it has never been more important for non-EU citizens to select the most appropriate route of entry for their circumstances, whether that is to work, invest or build a business in the UK. Start […]