Outline of Investor Visa
Provided that you are from a country that is outside of EEA (European Economic Area) and Switzerland, you can apply for this visa category. The acquiring Tier 2 Investor visa time generally takes 3 months. You can get a maximum of 3 years and 4 months of visa by the end of in which you can apply for an extension.
Tier 1 Investor Visa necessitates several procedures. Initially, you have to invest 2 million GBP in the UK. Also, you should be able to provide a business plan which manifests your intended business area of work and financials. Hawflein Immigration works with professional scholars in the preparation of business plans for its clients. You can apply for settled status after 5 years of ongoing stay in the UK. On the other hand, provided that you invest higher amounts, you have to be qualified to apply for settled status in a shorter period.
The funds you intend to invest in the UK should be held in one or more regulated financial institutions inside or outside of the UK. Provided that these funds belong to you, you must be able to display evidence of unconditional control over the money. Provided that the funds are in your bank accounts for less than two years, then, you have to be able to display evidence of source of these funds. Provided that the funds do not belong to you, To better illustrate, provided that these are your partner’s instead, then you have to be able to display evidence of your relationship that must have lasted for at least two years at the time you apply for the visa. Of course, there are exceptional situations which can cause ineligibility. Please contact us through email or phone call to receive a free initial consultation.
The applicant must be at least 18 and s/he must open a regulated bank account in the UK. At the time you apply for the visa, one might hold your funds in a foreign bank that must be a regulated one as well. The crucial part is that the funds must be disposable. In this vein, one cannot apply with other means which are not considered as disposable funds. After the check are done for money laundering and confirmed valid, then, you can convert these funds into sterling and proceed with your application.
Our clients who would like to apply for Tier 1 Investor Visa should consider that it is quite a sensitive process to invest this amount of funds and it necessitates any sort of expertise to safely acquire the visa other than finding and regulating the investment.