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The Tier 1 Entrepreneur visa has closed to new applications and has been replaced by the new Innovator route.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 […]

UK Entrepreneur Visa

Non-EEA nationals looking at entrepreneurial opportunities within the UK should consider the new Innovator Visa. The Tier 1 UK Entrepreneur visa has closed to new applications. If you are looking to start a business in the UK, with so much at stake, it is important to seek legal advice to understand the migration options open to you, to ensure your […]

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 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 […]

How to Obtain an Entrepreneur Visa for the UK

To set up business in the UK as a foreign national of a non-EEA country, you will need to apply for the relevant entrepreneur visa. Recent rule changes have seen the closure of the Tier 1 Entrepreneur visa and the Tier 1 Graduate Entrepreneur visa route to new applicants, and the introduction of the new […]

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 […]

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 […]