Tier 1 – Investor Visa for UK

Tier 1 - Investor Visa for UK

The Tier 1 Investor category was introduced by the government in 1994. It is designed for high-net-worth individuals who are willing to make a substantial investment in the UK, provides routes leading to Indefinite Leaving to Remain and British citizenship.

The Tier 1 Investor Visa allows business people and their families to enter the United Kingdom as permanent residents through making a financial investment in the country. The visa applies to the main applicant and all immediate family members, including spouse and children under the age of 18.  Initially, investor visa is granted for three years and four months and can then be extended for another two years, by providing evidence that an investment of at least £ 2 million was made in the UK.

Who can apply?

– You must be at least 18 years old
– You will not need to show any maintenance
– You must score at least 75 points on the Tier 1 points-based application.

In order to qualify for an initial grant of leave in this category, you must:

– Have money of your own, under your control, held in a regulated financial institution and which is disposable in the UK, amounting to not less than £ 2 million
– Have opened an account with a UK regulated bank for the purposes of investing not less than  £ 2 million in the UK


– Possibility to obtain the Indefinite Leave to Remain (ILR) and live permanently in the United Kingdom
– Possibility to obtain the British passport
– Grow up your business in the UK
– Bring your family to live with you

The length of time required to qualify for permanent residence depends on the amount of investment, as follows:

Investment of £2 million – eligibility for indefinite leave to remain after 5 years in the UK

Investment of £ 5 million – eligibility for indefinite leave to remain after 3 years in the UK

Investment of £ 10 million – eligibility for indefinite leave to remain after 2 years in the UK


LondonHelp4U is proud to offer a one-stop-shop package to those clients looking for a complete immigration service. We have been preparing Investor applications for more than 17 years. This service includes all advice and work needed for an immigration application. Our specialist team will case manage every detail of your application to ensure that once submitted your application has the greatest possible chance of being successful.

2 thoughts on “Tier 1 – Investor Visa for UK

  1. Clovis primo Reply

    Bom dia ,
    Quais investimentos são sugeridos para o visto Tier 1, com 2MM LIBRAS .

    • Marketing Post authorReply

      O governo do Reino Unido não está mais aceitando aplicações para o Tier 1 Entrepreneur Visa. Além do Visto de Investidor, duas novas rotas foram implementadas: Innovator Visa e Start-up Visa. Vamos enviar email com informações de como podemos fazer o aconselhamento correto do melhor visto para sua situação.

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