You can apply for a Start-up visa if:
You must demonstrate that your business idea is:
How long can you stay:
You can stay for 2 years if you either:
If you want to stay longer in the UK, you cannot apply to extend this visa.
You may be able to switch to an Innovator visa if you set up a business whilst on a Start-up visa if:
If your endorsement is withdrawn:
Your visa may be cut short if your endorsement is withdrawn by the endorsing body. If you want to stay longer, you must re-apply with a new endorsement before your current visa expires.
You can only stay for a total of 2 years even if you are granted a new visa with a new endorsement.
With a Start-up visa you can:
How long does it take?
A decision on your visa will be made within three weeks if you’re outside the UK, eight weeks if you’re already within the UK. There are additional options to fast track your application at an additional cost, which we can assist you with.
Innovator visa approval depends on approval from the Endorsing body approved by the government.
We have direct connections with Endorsing bodies and will present your business personally.
Our highly skilled team of visa application consultants are experienced in helping individuals to apply to the Start-up visa and have assisted many skilled professionals in taking their business to the UK.
We are able to assess your needs and personalise our approach to suit you and your business idea. Initially, we source and introduce you to an endorsement body that best suits your vision. We tailor our approach and provide guidance in devising an application and business plan that suit the current UK markets and the requirements of the Start-up visa application. Additionally, we assist with all elements of the visa documentation process, to make sure that your application process runs as swiftly and smoothly as possible.
We have governmental support and direct connections with endorsing bodies
Relocation is never a one-size-fits-all. We offer an exclusively personalised approach
With a proven track record of successful applications, we guide you every step of the way
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