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Specialist Immigration Solicitors in London to help you with your Tier 1 Entrepreneur Visa Application

A Tier 1 entrepreneur visa enables overseas entrepreneurs to set up a business in the UK. We understand how important it is to receive expert legal advice when it comes to applying for a Tier 1 entrepreneur visa to ensure a successful application.

At Davenport Solicitors, our immigration lawyers are highly experienced in helping individuals set up their business in the UK. We can provide you with detailed advice in this area and assist you with your Tier 1 entrepreneur visa application process. We will work closely with you and guide you at every step of the application process to ensure that you meet all the legal requirements and have the necessary documentation. With our assistance, you can set up your business in the UK smoothly and quickly.

Funding requirements for Tier 1 Entrepreneur Visa

If you are from outside the European Economic Area (EEA) and Switzerland and want to set up a business in the UK, you can apply for a Tier 1 entrepreneur visa only if:
You have access to at least £50,000 in investment funds from one or more of the following:

  • A UK entrepreneurial seed funding competition endorsed by the Department for International Trade (DIT)
  • A UK government department making funds available for the purpose of setting up or expanding a UK business
  • A venture capital firm registered with the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA)

You have access to £200,000 in investment funds and you can prove that the money is:
Your own
Made available to you by other people (‘third parties’), such as a husband, wife, partner or investor
In a joint account with your husband, wife or partner – but only if they are not applying for a Tier 1 Entrepreneur visa themselves

You can also apply for Tier 1 entrepreneur visa if you have invested £200,000 in a UK business in less than 12 months prior to your visa application.

If you apply for leave to remain, the funds must be held in the UK.

Contact our Tier 1 Entrepreneur Immigration Solicitors London

To speak to one of our expert Tier 1 Entrepreneur Immigration Solicitors today, please call on 020 7903 6888 or request a call back at a time convenient for you. You can also drop us an e-mail at contact@davenportsolicitors.com. We aim to reply within 24 hours.

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