Tier 1 Entrepreneur visa route is closed. However Innovator, Start-up, Sole representative visa, Tier 1 Investor and Tier 2 route are still open.

So you’ve managed to establish and run a successful business in the UK on a Tier 1 entrepreneur visa. But your visa duration is about to expire. What do you do next? The good news is that you have accomplished the hard work. However, you still have a few more steps to go on your route to permanent settlement for you and your family. The first of these steps is applying for an Indefinite Leave to Remain (ILR).

Indefinite Leave to Remain as a UK Tier 1 Entrepreneur

Applicants have been able to apply for an Indefinite Leave to Remain in the UK as a Tier 1 Entrepreneur from the 6th of April 2011. Tier 1 (Entrepreneur) Visa Migrants can apply under the provisions for accelerated settlement. This means that some applicants will be eligible to apply for an indefinite leave to remain after 3 years of continuous lawful stay in the UK. For applicants who do not meet the requirements for the accelerated route for settlement, the specified period of continuous leave for settlement is 5 years.

There is a more pressing question on a migrant’s mind while thinking about making the UK their home: what about my family? Well, ourUK Tier 1 Entrepreneur Visa consultants in Bangalore will be more than happy to guide you with the application required to bring your dependents (family members) to live with you in the UK while you are on a Tier 1 Entrepreneur Visa.

How to bring Dependents of Tier 1 Entrepreneur to the UK

A Tier 1 (Entrepreneur) visa will allow the main applicant to bring their dependents to the UK. This visa can also be extended from within the UK. It is possible for the main applicant and their dependents to obtain settlement based on the same. You should include any dependants who are on your current visa on your application for extension. This includes children who have turned 18 during your stay.

If you would like to ascertain your eligibility for a Tier 1 entrepreneur visa, you can book an appointment for an initial consultation with our UK Tier 1 Entrepreneur Visa consultants in Bangalore. Call us on +91 98191 27002 or email us at info@smartmove2uk.com.

We understand that applying for Tier 1 entrepreneur visas can be challenging given the vast amount of information on the topic. You can take away the hassle by opting for a full representation service. It’s best to seek professional advice before you proceed to save unnecessary loss of time and expense.

If you have any comment or want to know anything about UK Tier 1 Entrepreneur Visa then you can connect with us on

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