Tier 1 (Entrepreneur) visa category has been closed to new applicants since 29 March 2019.
Existing Tier 1(Entrepreneur) visa Applicants may continue to extend visas under this category until 5 April 2023.
Settlement applications under this category will remain open until 5 April 2025.
Applicants wanting to establish or run a business in the UK may be able to apply in the following categories:
In order to extend stay in the UK as a Tier 1 (Entrepreneur), an Applicant will need to demonstrate:
An Applicant may apply for settlement in the UK after a continuous period of five years under the Tier 1 (Entrepreneur) category and will need to demonstrate:
Accelerated settlement applications can be made where an Applicant’s business creates 10 new jobs or received at least £5 million in income from business activity over a continuous period of three years.
Our experienced lawyers can help Applicants, family members or dependants to:
Make an initial application under the innovator, start-up or representative of an overseas business category
Preparing a business plan
Prepare you for interview
Make an extension application
Make a settlement application; or
Challenge decisions by way of Administrative Review or other appeal processes
We will assist by:
DESCARTES SOLICITORS is recognised as one of the leading multi-practice firms in the UK. Our specialist immigration team will advise, prepare and submit high-quality visa applications for applicants and their dependent family members. Contact our lawyers on 0208 995 3556/0844 556 9901 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
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