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The Tier 1 Entrepreneur visa has closed to new applications and has been replaced by the new Innovator route.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

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 […]