The investor subcategory is for those who wish to invest £1,000,000 in the United Kingdom. Like the Entrepreneur type, it offers 3 years grant of leave. The Investor subcategory is for those who wish to invest £1,000,000 in the United Kingdom. Like the Entrepreneur type, it offers 3 years grant of leave. Unlike work permit scheme (soon to be replaced by sponsored workers (Tier 2), you do not required a job offer to apply under the investor category. In order to obtain entry clearance or leave to remain within Tier 1 (Investor) an applicant must score enough points and send supporting evidence where appropriate. Under Tier 1 (Investor), an applicant must score 75 points for attributes.
Applicants will not need to meet the separate English language requirement That applies to most other applicants under the points based system. This is because,
While they are allowed to work in the United Kingdom if they wish to, they should not need to work.
Applicants also will not need to meet the separate requirement for maintenance (funds) that applies to most other applicants under the points based system. This is because they will have met the attributes (main requirements) for this category and shown their ability to support themselves in the United Kingdom without needing help from public funds.
|Attributes (pass mark = 75 points)
The applicant has money of his own, under his own control, in the United Kingdom amounting to not less than £1 million; or
a) the applicant owns personal assets which, taking into account any a)
The applicant has invested not less than £750,000 of his capital in the United
The investment referred to above was made within three months of the specified
The date of entry to the United Kingdom in the case of an applicant granted
The date of the applicant’s grant of entry clearance, in the case of an applicant
The date of the applicant’s grant of leave to remain as a Tier 1 (Investor), in any
You must send the original document, not a copy.
If you do not provide to Home Office with all the documents which Home office need when you make your application, the case may be refused on the grounds that insufficient evidence has been provided, and the fee will not be refunded.
You must provide two recent passport photographs and your passport, along with proof of the following:
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