In March 2019, the UK Government abolished the old Tier1 Entrepreneur visa scheme and replaced it with new Immigration Rules for Workers
A Worker is a person who is coming to the UK for employment-related reasons. The new Workers rules include Start-Up, Innovator, and Global Talent.
This category is for people seeking to establish a business in the UK for the first time. To qualify, Applicants will have an innovative, viable, and scalable business idea that is supported by an endorsing body. If successful, Applicants will be granted leave for 2 years and does not lead directly to settlement in the UK. Applicants may, however, progress into the Innovator category which can lead to settlement in the UK.
This category is for more experienced business people seeking to establish a business in the UK. Applicants will have an innovative, viable, and scalable business idea which is supported by an endorsing body. With some exceptions, applicants will have funding to invest in their business. This category may lead to settlement in the UK.
This category was introduced in February 2020. To qualify an applicant must be a talented and promising individual in one of the fields of science, engineering, medicine, humanities, digital technology and arts and culture (including film and television, fashion design and architecture) wishing to work in the UK. Applicants will be leaders in their field or have the potential to be leaders, as determined by an endorsing body. This category may lead to settlement in the UK.
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