Endorsing bodies: Innovator Founder and Scale-up visas

List of authorised organisations for Innovator Founder and Scale-up visas.



Use this list to find out who can endorse your application for an Innovator Founder or Scale-up visa.

An organisation can only issue an endorsement if it is on this list. If you have been offered an endorsement by an organisation that is not on the list, you can report it.

Read the guidance for endorsing bodies.

Published 13 April 2023
Last updated 26 April 2024 + show all updates
  1. Updated the order of the Business Endorsing Bodies.

  2. Added information about the cost of endorsement and contact point meetings if you're applying for an Innovator Founder visa.

  3. Updated order of Business Endorsing Bodies.

  4. Added Glasgow Caledonian University.

  5. Added University of the West of England to the list of Legacy Innovator Endorsing Bodies.

  6. First published.