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.