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Tier 1 Entrepreneur Visa Extension

Posted by: Richmond Chambers on 07/06/2022
If you currently hold a Tier 1 Entrepreneur visa, you can apply for a Tier 1 Entrepreneur visa extension until 5 April 2023.  If your application is successful, you will be granted an extension of stay as a Tier 1 Entrepreneur for a period of 2 years.  Applications for indefinite leave to remain as a Tier 1 Entrepreneur can...

Extension of Tier 1 Entrepreneur Visa

Posted by: Paul Richmond on 16/07/2019
If you currently hold a Tier 1 Entrepreneur visa, you can apply for a Tier 1 Entrepreneur visa extension until 5 April 2023.  If your application is successful, you will be granted an extension of stay as a Tier 1 Entrepreneur for a period of 2 years.  Applications for indefinite leave to remain as a Tier 1 Entrepreneur can...

Tier 1 Entrepreneur Refusals

Posted by: Paul Richmond on 07/06/2022
Have you received a Tier 1 Entrepreneur refusal decision? If your application to extend your stay or settle in the UK as a Tier 1 Entrepreneur has been refused, our specialists in Tier 1 Entrepreneur refusals can advise on the merits of making a fresh application or challenging the Tier 1 Entrepreneur refusal decision by way of...

Challenge A Tier 1 Entrepreneur Refusal Decision

Posted by: Paul Richmond on 16/07/2019
Have you received a Tier 1 Entrepreneur refusal decision? If your application to extend your stay or settle in the UK as a Tier 1 Entrepreneur has been refused, our specialists in Tier 1 Entrepreneur refusals can advise on the merits of making a fresh application or challenging the Tier 1 Entrepreneur refusal decision by way of...

Tier 1 Entrepreneur Visa ILR

Posted by: Richmond Chambers on 07/06/2022
If you currently hold a Tier 1 Entrepreneur visa, you can apply to settle in the UK as a Tier 1 Entrepreneur until 5 April 2025.  If your application is successful, you will be granted Tier 1 Entrepreneur visa ILR and be free of immigration time restrictions. Requirements for Tier 1 Entrepreneur visa ILR In order to qualify...

ILR as a Tier 1 Entrepreneur

Posted by: Paul Richmond on 16/07/2019
If you currently hold a Tier 1 Entrepreneur visa, you can apply to settle in the UK as a Tier 1 Entrepreneur until 5 April 2025.  If your application is successful, you will be granted Tier 1 Entrepreneur visa ILR and be free of immigration time restrictions. Requirements for Tier 1 Entrepreneur visa ILR In order to qualify...

10 Tips for a successful Tier 1 Entrepreneur visa extension application

Posted by: Gillian McCall on 17/07/2019
Here are our top 10 tips for making a successful Tier 1 Entrepreneur visa extension application and avoiding a Tier 1 Entrepreneur visa extension refusal: Prepare your Tier 1 Entrepreneur visa extension application early The date that your visa expires in the UK is the deadline for when you must either apply to extend your stay...

Switching from Graduate Entrepreneur or Start-up to Entrepreneur

Posted by: Gillian McCall on 26/04/2019
As we have previously covered in the Knowledge Centre, the Tier 1 (Graduate Entrepreneur) route will close to new entrants on 5 July 2019. However individuals who have already entered the category will be able to spend the period of time they are granted in the UK or can switch into the Start-up category. However, individuals...

UK Entrepreneur Visa Success Stories

Posted by: Richmond Chambers on 28/06/2018
Our immigration barristers have assisted many individuals and their families to enter and remain in the UK under the Tier 1 Entrepreneur visa route.  Our clients have included interior designers, musicians, artists, café and restaurant owners, business analysts, HR consultants, IT consultants, investment managers, estate...

Should I choose Tier 1 Entrepreneur or Innovator?

Posted by: Gillian McCall on 27/01/2020
Although the Tier 1 Entrepreneur category is closed to new entrants, those who hold leave in the Tier 1 (Graduate Entrepreneur) route currently or have held it in the last 12 months are still able to apply to enter the Tier 1 (Entrepreneur) route and therefore will need to make a choice about whether to apply as an Innovator or...

Changes to the Entrepreneur Visa Job Creation Requirement

Posted by: Stefania Patuto on 26/06/2019
The Tier 1 Entrepreneur visa category is for individuals who have set up or invested in a business in the UK.  In order to extend their stay or settle in this category, an Entrepreneur needs to meet the Entrepreneur visa job creation requirement. The relevant rules for the Entrepreneur visa job creation requirement changed on...

Switching from Tier 4 (General) Student into Tier 1 (Graduate Entrepreneur)

Posted by: Richmond Chambers on 28/11/2012
From 13 December 2012, Tier 4 (General) Student migrants will no longer be permitted to switch directly into the Tier 1 (Entrepreneur) category on the basis of having access to £200,000 to invest in a UK business. Switching will only be possible if the Tier 4 (General) Student is able to show that they have access to at...