The UK is one of the World’s most popular immigration destinations for people wishing to live and work in a new country with high standards of living.
United Kingdom offers Tier 1 (Entrepreneur) visa to foreign investors outside EU who have access to £200,000 in investment funds.
- Foreign investors qualify for UK residence permit
- Family and children allowed to immigrate to UK
- Permanent settlement after five years of living in the UK
Foreign investors must have invested £200,000 in a new or existing UK business and create two jobs during the initial period. Applicants must meet english language requirements and also must have no criminal record.
UK with a Tier 1 (Entrepreneur) visa is issued for a maximum of 3 years and 4 months and can be extended for another 2 years.
Initial applicants must have funds of at least £3,310
Tier 1 Entrepreneur points based system
|Having access to at least £200,000 of disposable investment funds
|Having investment funds that are held in a regulated financial institution||25|
|Having investment funds that are free to spend||25|
|Having access to the required maintenance funds||10|
|Meeting the required level of English language proficiency||10|
Restrictions with this visa
- set up or take over the running of one business or more
- work for your business, including being self-employed, but you shouldcheck your work meets the conditions of being self-employed
- do any work outside your business, for example work where you’re employed by another business
- get public funds
You can apply for settlement (also known as Indefinite Leave to Remain or ILR) under Tier 1 (Entrepreneur) once you have reached five years continuous leave in the United Kingdom under the route. If you meet additional criteria such as £5 million business activity , you may be eligible to apply for accelerated ILR after a continuous period of 3 years. You should not have more than 180 days’ absence from the United Kingdom during any consecutive 12 months of the qualifying period.
After 6 years of legal residence in the United Kingdom.