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Tier 1 Visas

For entrepreneurs, world leaders and high net-worth individuals looking to make a significant contribution to the UK, the Tier 1 work visa, is the visa to apply for.


Tier 1 visas in more detail

There are several different types of Tier 1 visa available, each granted against different criteria – but none requiring an offer of employment.

Below, you will find details of each Tier 1 visa type, along with information on how we can help you bring about a successful application. If you’re not sure which category best applies to you, just give us a call on 01793 836010 and one of our team will be happy to advise.

Tier 1 Entrepreneur

Want to build a business in the UK? The Tier 1 Entrepreneur visa enables non-EEA nationals to set up, take over or invest in a UK venture, creating jobs for settled workers.

Tier 1 Investor

The Tier 1 Investor visa provides an immigration route for high-net-worth individuals prepared to invest at least £2m in the UK.

Tier 1 Exceptional Talent

The Tier 1 Exceptional Talent visa grants a UK stay to internationally recognised or emerging leaders in fields such as science, humanities and engineering.