The Tier 1 Start Up Visa is only for applicants that will start their first business in the UK. The advantage of this visa is that no investment fund is required. However, the applicant must be endorsed by an authorised body to gain the Tier 1 Start Up Visa.

In order to obtain the Tier 1 Start Up Visa, the applicant:

This visa will last 2 years but cannot be extended. However, if you wish to continue working on your business, you can switch to a Tier 1 Innovator visa after one year. You will have to obtain an endorsement letter, which will consider three criteria:

The Home office authorises companies which can grant an endorsement letter, and this letter must be dated within three months of the date of the immigration application. 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 dependi

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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.

Our dedicated advisors will assist with:

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