This category is for high-net-worth individuals who want to make a substantial financial investment in the UK.
The UKVI will assess your application based on your ability to invest £1,000,000 in the UK.
Applicants will not need to meet the separate English language requirement. The applicants will not need to meet the separate requirement for maintenance (funds).
Points available for initial entrants under Tier 1 (Investor) are included in the table below. This table applies to all applicants seeking:
entry clearance in this category who did not have leave in this category within the last 12 months; and
further leave to remain in the United Kingdom in this category when their previous permission to stay was given under a category other than Tier 1 (Investor) or the former Investor category.
A) The applicant has money of his own, under his control, held in a regulated financial institution and disposable in the United Kingdom amounting to no less than £1 million; or
B) a) the applicant owns personal assets which, taking into account any liabilities to which they are subject, have a value exceeding £2 million; and
b) The applicant has money under his control held in a regulated financial institution and disposable in the United Kingdom amounting to no less than
£1 million, which has been loaned to him by a UK regulated financial institution.
A refusal of an entry clearance application as a Tier 1 Investor is challenged by way of Administrative Request to the Entry Clearance Manager (ECM). If refusal is maintained by the Entry Clearance Manager, then the same can be challenged by way of Judicial Review in High Court. Upon successful application, the applicant is granted leave to enter for 3 years and 4 months.
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