Are you looking for advice on UK Start up Visa? Our Business Immigration Solicitors in Manchester can advise you on all aspects of this application. The UK Start up Visa is a new route introduced in 2019 that coincides with Brexit. The Start Up visa is designed for entrepreneurs who are seeking to establish their business in the UK. You must be 18 years or over to qualify for this route.
We have years of experience when it comes to dealing with UK Immigration Applications. Let MWG help you manage the process.
Our UK Immigration Solicitors will carry out a detailed evaluation of your case and advise you on the best course of action to secure your future.
Our customer care team ensures that your case is dealt with in a way that causes you as little distress as possible.
In order to qualify under this category, you must ensure that your business is:
The business plan will need to include some of the following:
The Start-Up visa will be issued for a 2-year period. A Start-Up visa does not lead to settlement. However, the idea is that if your business succeeds during this time period, you will be able to switch into the Innovator visa category, which does lead to settlement. When you switch into the innovator visa, you will essentially be re-endorsed and will not need to demonstrate the availability of £50,000, which you would have to do if you were applying for an innovator visa directly.
You will need to demonstrate your knowledge of English language by completing an approved English language test at level B2. You must not fall for refusal under the general grounds of refusal. If you are from a majority English speaking country, you will not be required to demonstrate your knowledge of English; If you have a qualification that is equivalent to a UK degree that was taught in English, you will need to provide a UK NARIC letter confirming the same;
You are not required to invest funds in your business. However, in order for your business to be viable, you will need to demonstrate a source of funding
required to have at least £945 as the main applicant, your dependents will need to show £630 each. This amount can be held is several accounts however, must be in your account for 90 consecutive days.
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Currently we are unable to offer legal aid. However we would always encourage you to contact our team to see if we have options available for you.