Business Visa

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UK as a developed country has a strong economy and serve as a fertile ground for anyone looking to form or expand their business. London is the business heart of the UK, with our knowledge and experience of the city, we are able to offer you a comprehensive package of support and guidance to make your next step as smooth as possible.

 

The visa categories here have had a redesign since the UK formally embark on the process of leaving the EU and prepares itself for the global market. This in itself present new opportunities which can be found in these three main visa options

 

START-UP VISA 

If you want to set-up a new business in the UK you can apply for a start-up visa. The requirement for this visa as not as simple a they may seem and you need to have an endorsement from a UK recognise body as part of the application.

 

Getting endorsed

 

You must be endorsed by an authorised body that is either:

 

  • a UK higher education institution

  • a business organisation with a history of supporting UK entrepreneurs

 

You must be able to show that your business idea is:

 

  • a new idea - you cannot join or invest in a business that is already trading

  • innovative - you must have an original business idea which is different from anything else on the market

  • viable, with potential for growth

 

INNOVATOR VISA

The Innovator route is for a person seeking to establish a business in the UK based on an innovative, viable and scalable business idea they have generated, or to which they have significantly contributed.

 

You can apply for this visa if you are looking to set up a business in the UK, have £50000 to invest and has an endorsement from one of the UK endorsing bodies.

A dependent partner and dependent children can apply on this route.

The Innovator route is a route to settlement.

We have a dedicated team who will support you from end to end to ensure your application is seamless and prepared to be successful. Contact us for more detail.

GLOBAL TALENT VISA 

This is a new visa category and essentially offers visa route for the most talented people of the world. You can apply for a Global Talent visa if you work in a qualifying field and have been endorsed:

 

as a recognised leader (exceptional talent)

as an emerging leader (exceptional promise)

under the UK Research and Innovation endorsed funder option.

 

This visa offers stay of between 1 to 5 years with an option to bring your family with you.

 

There are two stages to this visa application with the Home Office, you first apply for an endorsement and then apply for the visa.