Guidance

Guidance on application for UK visa as Tier 1 (Entrepreneur)

Guidance to apply to come to the UK as a Tier 1 (Entrepreneur) or to extend your stay.

Documents

Tier 1 (Entrepreneur) of the points based system: policy guidance

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Details

This guidance closed to new applicants on 29 March 2019.

You can still use this guidance if you have already been granted leave in the Tier 1 (Entrepreneur) or Tier 1 (Graduate Entrepreneur) categories.

This guidance will help you apply for a Tier 1 (Entrepreneur) visa or extend your stay in the UK.

Published 11 February 2014
Last updated 1 October 2019 + show all updates
  1. Updated guidance.

  2. Updated guidance for use on or after 29 March 2019.

  3. Updated guidance.

  4. Replaced document with a new version.

  5. Guidance updated.

  6. Updated accountancy body list and revised guidance about money already invested in a business.

  7. Updated guidance.

  8. Updated policy guidance for use on or after 6 April 2017.

  9. Updated guidance for use on or after 24 November.

  10. Updated guidance for use on or after 6 April.

  11. Updated guidance for use on or after 19 November 2015.

  12. Updated guidance for use on or after 1 September.

  13. Updated guidance for Tier 1 (Entrepreneur) visa application.

  14. New version published for use on and after 6 April 2015.

  15. New version published for use on or after 02 March 2015.

  16. New version published for use on or after 6 November 2014.

  17. A new version of this guidance has been published for use on or after 1 August 2014.

  18. Updated guidance.

  19. Updated document for use on or after 1July 2014

  20. A new version of this guidance has been published for use on or after 6 April 2014.

  21. First published.