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Tier 1 (Entreprenuer)

 

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The entrepreneur category is for those investing in the United Kingdom by setting up or taking over, and being actively involved in the running of, one or more businesses in the United Kingdom.

Who can apply as an entrepreneur?

You can apply under the entrepreneur category now if you are:

  • in the United Kingdom and want to make an initial application as an entrepreneur;
  • already in the United Kingdom as an entrepreneur and want to extend your permission to stay within your existing category;
  • already in the United Kingdom as a business person or innovator and want to extend your permission to stay in the entrepreneur category;
  • applying for permission to enter the United Kingdom (known as ‘entry clearance’) under the entrepreneur category.
  • If you are applying from outside the UK. You can find out more about the process in the country you are applying from, and download the application forms for Tier 1 (Entrepreneur) from the UK Border Agency website at this link.

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