Investor visa (tier1)
United Kingdom is one of the attractive countries in the world to live, work and study with high quality of living for wealthy families.
The Tier1 investor visa scheme also known as golden visa offers fastest way to achieve residency, later settlement and british citizenship after 5 years.
Immigrate to UK under the two available investor programs offered to foreign nationals who can invest minimum GBP £2 million in bonds or in company shares and must maintain the investment for 2 years. The entry clearance issued to 40 months and processing time is very fast decisions made in 3 weeks.
New changes to tier1 investor scheme implemented since April 2019.
United Kingdom has an official “Investor Immigration Program” for wealth and high net worth individuals who make a substantial high investment in the economy and development in the United Kingdom.
The minimum investment required is GBP £ 2 million has to be invested atleast for 5 year term in Government bonds, loan or share capital. ILR (UK permanent residency) is issued after 5 years. The investor is not allowed to invest this money in property, bank deposit. No employment is allowed. The investor is free to do whatever he wants with the remaining £ 250,000 money. Financing option is available but the investor has to prove that he/she has atleaset GBP£ 2 million in assets. For investments over £ 5 million, ILR is received after 3 years, and for investments over £ 10 million, ILR can be received after 2 years.
Initially, upon successful approval of the application, the investor will be given a 3 year entry clearance visa, with 2 year renewal and then afer 5 years of legal residence in the UK, they qualify for `permanent residence` or `ILR indefinite leave to remain` status, provided the investor has maintained the invested money of £ 1 million, as stipulated by the program. Once ILR has been granted, you may travel in and out of the UK any time. But you should not spend more than 2 years consecutively outside the UK.
All foreign nationals applying for UK investment programs, must commit to live in the UK on long term basis.
Uninterruptedly live in the UK for 5 years, and have not spent more than 450 days outside the UK in 5 years,
Have not spent more than 90 days outside the UK in the 12 months preceding the application.
Once UK citizenship has been granted, there is no restriction on time spent outside the UK.
The UK allows to have more than one nationality.
The investor will be eligible for “British citizenship” after 5yrs of stay in the UK. UK freely allows dual nationality with other countries.
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