Tier 1 Entrepreneur Visa Extension Guidance

Tier 1 Entrepreneur visa holders have until 5th April 2023 to apply to extend their visa, and until 5th April 2025 to apply for UK settlement under this route. 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 […]

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 to be refused an extension 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 […]

Tier 1 Entrepreneur ILR Guide

Even though the Tier 1 Entrepreneur route closed to new applicants on 29 March 2019, if you are currently living in the UK with valid leave as a Tier 1 Entrepreneur visa holder, you can still apply to extend your stay. For those of you who are looking to settle in the UK on a […]

Tier 1 Entrepreneur: Coronavirus Guidance

Tier 1 entrepreneur coronavirus pandemic advice

As a Tier 1 Entrepreneur visa holder, you may be concerned about your ability to comply with your visa conditions and to meet future extension eligibility requirements because of the impact of the coronavirus outbreak on your business. The Home Office has provided specific guidance for Tier 1 Entrepreneur visa holders whose businesses have been […]

Tier 1 Entrepreneur Refusal

The Tier 1 Entrepreneur visa has closed to new applications but remains open for a limited period for Tier 1 Entrepreneur visa extension and settlement applications for existing visa holders under the old route. New applicants should consider the new Innovator route. Has your Tier 1 Entrepreneur Visa application been refused? The Tier 1 Entrepreneur visa […]

Tier 1 Entrepreneur

The Tier 1 Entrepreneur visa has closed to new applications and has been replaced by the new Innovator route. Extension applications for existing Tier 1 Entrepreneur visa holders can be made until 5th April 2023 and settlement applications can be submitted until 5th April 2025. For advice about your UK entrepreneur visa options, or for extension […]

Innovator Visa Endorsement

Securing innovator visa endorsement is the first step in the application process for the UK’s new innovator route for foreign entrepreneurs. Provided you meet the eligibility requirements, you will first need to compile and submit an application to one of the government’s appointed endorsing bodies. We look in more detail at what innovator visa endorsement […]

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 – 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 […]

UK Attracting More International Female Entrepreneurs

Year-on-year growth in the number of women applying for the UK Tier 1 Entrepreneur Visa – Home Office figures An analysis of recent Home Office statistics* suggests increasing numbers of international female entrepreneurs are setting up or investing in businesses in the UK. According to the figures obtained by DavidsonMorris under an FOI request, between 2015 […]