Investor Visa

 

This visa route requires you to have access to at least £2 million in investment funds to apply.

You can be accompanied or joined by your partner or dependent.

You can come to the UK for a maximum of 3 years and 4 months with the Investor Visa and you may extend for another 2 years if you choose to.

This route leads to settlement after 5 years, however, you may also choose the accelerated settlement which is available for the Tier 1 Investor Visa if you invest more in the UK.

To be eligible for the Investor visa you need

1

To hold funds of at least £2 million belonging to yourself, your partner or held in a joint account. If you have held your funds for less than 2 years you will need to show the source of your funds. The Home Office will ask for proof and needs to be satisfied with the proof provided as to where your funds came from;
2

To show that the money is held in a regulated financial institution;
3

To show that the money is freely transferable to the UK and able to be converted into pounds sterling;
4

To open a bank account with a UK regulated bank in order to invest no less than £2 million in the UK;
5

To show a criminal record certificate if you are applying from overseas for both yourself and your partner for any country you lived in for at least 12 months in the last 10 years.
Fees
Apply or extend per person
£1,623
Health surcharge per year per person
£624