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Tier 1 Graduate Entrepreneur Visa2019-03-17T09:04:28+00:00

The UK is often highlighted as one of the best places in the world for Entrepreneurs due to the business friendly regulation and highly skilled and diverse workforce. The Tier 1 Graduate Entrepreneur Visa is a route for graduates from UK higher education institutions who want to setup or invest in a business in the UK.

Tier 1 Graduate Entrepreneur Visa

You can apply for a Tier 1 Graduate Entrepreneur visa if you:

  • are a graduate who has been officially endorsed as having a genuine and credible business idea
  • are from outside the European Economic Area (EEA) and Switzerland
  • meet the other eligibility criteria

You can apply for a Tier 1 Graduate Entrepreneur visa if you have an endorsed by either

  • the Department for International Trade (DIT) as part of the elite global graduate entrepreneur programme (Sirius)
  • a UK higher education institution (HEI) if it’s an authorised endorsing body

You can stay in the UK for one year on a Tier 1 Graduate Entrepreneur visa. You can apply to extend this visa for one more year.

Dependant Family members can come with you when you come to the UK on this visa. Your family members must have a visa if they’re from outside the EEA or Switzerland.

Link to the Home Office website

If you would like to learn more about how we can help you with a UK Visa after you complete university, call us on 0203 637 8633 or e-mail now.