UK Tier 1 Entrepreneur Visa

The entrepreneur category is for those investing in the United Kingdom by setting up or taking over, and being actively involved in the running of one or more businesses in the United Kingdom.

Who can apply as an entrepreneur?

You can apply under the entrepreneur category now if you are:

Contact us for assistance if you wish to apply for the Tier 1 entrepreneur visa.

How do I qualify for the Tier 1 entrepreneur visa?

To apply under the points-based system and be accepted into the entrepreneur category, you must pass a points-based assessment.

You must score:

Switching to entrepreneur status in the UK

If you are in the United Kingdom and wish to enter as an entrepreneur, you will need to be sure that you can switch into this category.

Switching into this category is allowed if you currently hold leave in the following categories:

Contact us for assistance if you wish to apply for the Tier 1 entrepreneur visa.

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