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Innovator Visa

Are you an experienced in the field of business and wish to stay in the UK? With your innovative business idea and the low amount of required fund, staying in UK is no longer a dream

Since 29 March 2019, the new Tier 1 Visa will replace the old Tier 1 entrepreneur visa. The requirement of gaining the new Tier 1 Innovation Visa is to be endorsed by an endorsing body and the amount of investment fund require is £50,000. The applicant is permitted to stay in the UK for up to 3 years and work in their own invested business.

This visa aims to drive economic growth, by encouraging investment into innovative, viable and scalable businesses in the UK. You will have to obtain an endorsement letter, which will consider three criteria:

Only chosen companies authorised by the Home Office can generate the endorsement letter to the applicant. The letter must be dated within three months of the date of the immigration application. If the endorsing body is providing the investment funds or is verifying that the applicant has the investment funds available to them or has already invested the funds in their business, the endorsement letter must confirm this. Additionally, you will have to meet the following requirements:

You can apply for this visa 3 months before you travel and should have a decision within 3 weeks. For applications submitted in the UK can take 8-12 weeks. It is possible to request a Priority Service, which should take 10-15 days depending on the complexity, your personal circumstances and how busy the service is.

Why Choose Us:

The AIH is considered the international ‘gold standard’ for business investment and will meet your aims of owning and managing a successful enterprise and migrating to the UK.

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