Innovator Visa Program

The Innovator visa category is for business people outside the EEA and Switzerland who have £50,000 to invest in their business from any legitimate source. All applicants for entry clearance or leave to remain must have been endorsed in this category by an endorsing body. The applicant does not need to be the sole founder of the business and may be a member of an entrepreneurial team.

Documents Required

  • 1) Proof of Education 2) Character doc
  • 3) IELTS Score card 4) Medical doc
  • 5) Employment doc 6) Marriage doc
  • 7) Income Proof 8) Passport Copies
  • 9) Airticket 10) Travel doc

Criterias for UK Innovator Visa Program

An individal can be a partner of an entreprenuer firm, he may not be the sole propieter but a liason or a member to the team that can be stated on paper, will lead a Innovator Program for UK Immigration. This is a great visa for young generation who wants to immigrate permanently into UK soil. Below are the state Criterias:-

1. Investment Funds

The applicant under must have at least £50,000 available to invest in their business. This may include funds which are already invested in the business. However, if the endorsement letter confirms that funds are already invested no further evidence for investment funds is required.The funds can be from a; Applicant’s own investment funds UK organization which employs at least 10 people An overseas or UK organization which employs less than 10 people or; A third party

2. Maintenance Funds

The main applicant must have at least £945 and £630 for each dependent available investment funds in Personal Bank Account for 90 days period.

3.English Language

The applicant has passed an English language test at CEFR Level B2 (5.5 in Each Module).The applicant is a national of majority English speaking country or . The applicant has a degree taught in English evidenced by UK NARIC equivalence.

Difference between Innovator and Startup Visa?

People Often ask what is the difference between Innovation and startup visa. Although form a distant it looks all the same, but when it is taken into a prespective innovator and startup visa is a quite a different story. Below are the differences stated

  • The innovator visa is for experienced business people that are ready to invest The innovator visa is for experienced business people that are ready to invest
  • The start-up visa is for people seeking to establish a business in the UK for the first time and no requirement for investment of £50,000 into their business.
  • The innovator visa leads to settlement while the start-up visa does not.
  • The start up visa can be issued for up to 2 years while the innovator visa can be issued for 3 years and extended every 3 years