Chester 01244 405 555

Grosvenor Court
Foregate Street Chester
Cheshire CH1 1HG
DX: 19990 Chester

Shrewsbury 01743 443043

Lakeside House
Oxon Business Park
Shrewsbury SY3 5HJ
DX: 148563 Shrewsbury 14

Airport City, Manchester 0161 537 3324

Offices 204 and 205
Manchester Business Park
3000 Aviator Way
Manchester M22 5TG

Investor visa

This route is for HNW (High Net Worth) individuals wanting to make a substantial financial investment in the UK.

What are the main requirements?
You must be aged 18 or over to apply under this category. You must show that:

  • you have at least £2,000,000 to invest in the UK
  • the funds belong to either you, your spouse, unmarried partner, or same sex-partner, and are available to invest in the UK
  • you have an account in the UK at a regulated financial institution

Duration of stay in the UK

You will normally be granted leave to enter the UK for a maximum duration of 3 years and 4 months. You will need to apply to extend your visa for a further 2 years prior to the expiry of your visa.

You can apply to settle in the UK:

  • after 2 years if you invest £10 million
  • after 3 years if you invest £5 million
  • after 5 years if you invest £2 million

Applying in this category

Your application is submitted online whether you are applying from outside the UK, applying to extend your visa, or applying to switch to this category from within the UK.
You can include your partner and dependent children in your application for permission to stay with you.

Ikram Malik

Business Immigration Partner
Email: [email protected]
Tel: 01244 405406

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