Tier 1 Visa
If you are Highly Skilled and would like to enter the UK to work for a British company you will need to apply for a UK Tier 1 Visa.
Tier 1 of the Points Based immigration System (PBS) is structured to allow non-EEA nationals whom will contribute most to the economy to immigrate to the UK for the purpose to work.
A Tier 1 Visa is solely based on the applicant successfully achieving points it doesn't require the applicant to have a sponsor.
- Tier 1 - UK Investor Visa
- Prospective Entrepreneur
- Tier 1 - UK Entrepreneur Visa
- Tier 1 – Exceptional Talent Visa
- Tier 1 - Post Study Work
Candidates applying under the Tier 1 – Investor Visa category are required to make a substantial investment in the UK.
A new special visitor category has been introduced to enable individuals to come to the UK to secure funding in order to set up or run a business in the UK.
The Tier 1 Entrepreneur Visa is solely for the purpose of coming to the UK to set up a UK based business.
This route has been introduced for those who are internationally recognised as world leaders or potential world-leading talent in the fields of science and the arts and who wish to work in the UK.
The Post-Study Work category of the Tier 1 visa was introduced to allow the most talented non-EEA nationals graduating from UK universities to transfer onto a work or business visa.