Information for Tier 1 (Investor) Visa Applicants
The Tier 1 (Investor) category is for high-net-worth individuals who are able to make a substantial financial investment in the UK. Investors may bring their dependent family to the UK, take employment and hold directorships.
Information for Tier 1 (Entrepreneur) Visa Applicants
The Tier 1 (Entrepreneur) category is for non-European nationals who want to invest in the United Kingdom by setting up or taking over, and being actively involved in the running of, a business or businesses in the United Kingdom.
Information for Tier 1 (Graduate Entrepreneur) Visa Applicants
The Graduate Entrepreneur visa is for graduates who have been identified by UK Higher Education Institutions as having developed world class innovative ideas or entrepreneurial skills, to extend their stay in the UK after graduation to establish one or more businesses in the UK.
Information for Tier 1 (Prospective Entrepreneur) Visa Applicants
The Prospective Entrepreneur visa is for people who are in discussions with venture capitalists or UK government departments to join, set up, or take over and be actively involved in the running of a business in the United Kingdom.
The visa enables prospective entrepreneurs to enter the UK for a maximum of 6 months so that they can secure funding to meet the financial criteria for a Tier 1 (Entrepreneur).