If you are an experienced Entrepreneur and wish to set up a business enterprise in the UK, you may be eligible to apply under Tier 1 (Entrepreneurs) Scheme under the New Points Based Immigration System for the UK.
If you have access to £200,000 which can be invested in the UK to setup a new business enterprise or to take over an existing UK business, you may be eligible to apply for a UK Visa under Tier 1 Entrepreneurs scheme.
To be successful under Tier 1 Entrepreneurs Scheme, you will need to score 75 points for your attributes as well as 10 points each for English Language requirement and Maintenance Funds.
You can apply for Entrepreneur Visa within the UK if you are in a category that allows you to switch immigration status within the UK or if you are applying for extension of Tier 1 Entrepreneur Visa. You can also apply from outside the UK under Tier 1 Entrepreneurs scheme, however there are some differences for the applications within the UK and outside the UK.
You can use the online points calculator for Tier 1 Entrepreneurs scheme to find out if you can score the required 75 points for your attributes and 10 points for English Language proficiency and 10 points for Maintenance Funds
Rules and requirements for UK Visas under Tier 1 are changed frequently by the UK Border Agency, Home Office and we update this page on a regular basis. You should bookmark the site and visit this section regularly if you wish to apply as an Entrepreneur to get latest information. If you wish to discuss your case in detail or if you have any specific queries please contact us using our contact us page and we will be happy to respond.
This section deals with your application as Entrepreneur wising to come and settle in the UK as an Entrepreneur, however if you are a businessperson living outside the UK and wish to visit the UK for Business on a Business Visa, we can help you. We can also help you if you wish to setup a business in the UK and wish to depute someone responsible from your company as a 'Sole Representative of Overseas Firm' to setup the company. Please contact us so that we can help you