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The Tier 1 (Entrepreneur) visa category applies to the main applicant and all immediate family members, including spouse and children under the age of 18. Initially, entrepreneur visa is granted for three years and four months and can then be extended for another two years. Applicants in the first category are eligible to apply for British citizenship after having spent 6 years in the country, while those who create ten jobs or achieve an annual turnover of £5 million a year are eligible to apply after 5 years of residence in the UK.
To make a successful entrepreneur visa application, applicants are required to score sufficient points based on the funds that are available to them to invest, their English Language ability and by having enough money for their living costs in the UK (maintenance).
Applicants need to have access to either:
At least £200,000
At least £50,000 from:
Leave is initially granted for three years.
Can I extend it?
Yes, if you can prove that you have invested the funds. You also need to prove that you.
Have created new jobs for British citizens or settled workers –these rules can be flexible, arrange a consultation to find out more.
Are engaged in business activity.
Does it lead to settlement?
Yes. It is also possible to fast-track the time spent in the UK to obtain settlement if you create ten jobs or achieve an annual turnover of £5 million a year.
You may also be interested in a Tier 1 Investor Visa if you’re looking to invest in a UK based company.
Important: Tier 1 (Entrepreneur) visa changes introduced on 31 January 2013.