Extending your Tier 1 Entrepreneur Visa
Residency Invest has a dedicated team for Tier 1 Entrepreneur Visa Extensions, so please get in contact if you would like to know more. The initial Entrepreneur visa lasts for a total of 3 years and 4 months. If you are already in the UK under the tier 1 entrepreneur visa, you can extend your visa by meeting the following criteria:
1) Investment in UK business
You have invested no less that £200,000 cash directly in one or more UK businesses.
2) Become a director or Self-Employed in a UK Business
You have become a director or self-employed in a UK business no more than 6 months after being given a Tier 1 Entrepreneur Visa and entering the UK. This can be either:
- * Registered as Self-Employed; or
- * Registered a new business in which you are a director; or
- * Registered as a director in an existing business.
3) Engaged in Business activity
You can prove that you are engaged in business activity at the time of your extension application and that you are still registered as self-employed or as a Director in a UK business.
4) Created new Jobs
The new business as created 2 full time jobs for people settled in the UK for a total of 1 year each
5) English Language
You can speak English to the required standard – you will automatically qualify for this.
You have enough money to support yourself while in the UK.
Residency Invest can also help you apply for the Tier 1 Entrepreneur Visa extension. Please get in contact with us if you would like to arrange this.
Fast Track route to Permanent Residency
Under the Tier 1 Entrepreneur Visa, it is possible to achieve Permanent Residency after 3 years, using the fast track option. Fast track permanent residency can be achieved if the applicants business has created the following
1) 10 Full time jobs in the UK for a total of 1 year each. This can be met with 10 full time jobs, or a combination of full time and part time jobs.
2) Company turnover exceeds £5 Million over the 3 year period.
If your business has met either of these two criteria, you may be eligible to apply for Permanent Residency after 3 years.
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Tier 1 Entrepreneur Visa – Why use Residency Invest
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