Brochure for Entrepreneur Visa

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Immigration Consultancy Sandra Marie Donald Johnson Designer For more information contact info@capitalvisas.comRelationship Management Simon BleanPublished by Report compiled and edited by ContentsContents | Overview 1Services Round Up 2Services Round Up 3Services Round Up 4Services Round Up 5Corporate 6Appeal 7Overview| Capital Visas assists in a wide range of immigration services, we provide adviceas corporate clients. We endevour to work with all of our clients on a one to onebasis to ensure we deliver a service that the client is fully satisfied with.every type of visa or immigration situation, we are aware of the potential CapitalVisas offers in successfully changing peoples lives,Our experience in dealing with a vast range of clients from all over the world as Our team at Capital Visas is registered with the OISC at the highest level. We havea vast array of experience within a full range of immigration cases and our team of qualified immigration specialists has all the knowledge required to handle thefull complexities that are associated with the frequently changing immigration industries policies and procedures. We are aware of the variety of differentcircumstances and requirements that can affect any individual or company and this unrivaled understanding helps us in helping you in every aspect of you enquiry.and legal assistance around UK immigration and visas to individuals as wellwell as assisting with every step of a clients visa process has enabled us to providea standard of service we consider unmatched within the immigration industry.About Capital Visas1 OverviewCapital VisasHaving a total experience of over 15 years in immigration and having dealt with |Servicesimmigration. The Tier 1 category is designed to allow non EEA nationals who are designed to attract the brightest and best individuals to the UK, and are unlike are intending to work in the UK. Different to the rest of the ~tier immigration system the Tier 1 visa application does not require any sponsors and is solely dependent on the applicant successfully meeting the minimum points threshold of 75. Tier 1 visasare designed to attract the brightest and best individuals to the UK, and are unlike the Tier 2 visas which are also relevant to individuals who are setting up a long term a long term business or looking to be employed by a particular company. Also unlikecompany the Tier 2 visa, the tier 1 does not require an offer of employment from a UK based able to apply to immigrate to the UK on the grounds that they have a substantialinvestment or by starting or gaining control of UK based business. Similar to the other subdivisions of the Tier 1 visa system a candidate applying for the Tier 1 Entrepreneur visa application does not require any sponsors and is solely dependent on the applicantsuccessfully meeting the minimum points threshold of 75 based on general Tier 1requirements and more specific requirements. Tier one visas are set apart from the otherfour tiers by the fact that applicants do not need to receive a certificate of sponsorship from a UK business, college or another qualifying establishmentbe able to satisfy the language and maintenance requirements, each of these have apass mark of 10 points. Under the Points Based System, there is an important emphasis placed upon the applicants ability to be proficient in the English language as well asbe able to support themselves and any dependents they bring with them. Individualswho are relocating to the UK under any of the Tier 1 divisions must be able to supportthemselves and their dependents as mentioned. The total amount that they must showto satisfy this requirement is 2800 pounds for the main applicant. The first dependentwould then require 2/3rds of 2800 pounds and any further dependents would require 1/3rd f 2800 pounds General Visa - As a standard requirement of all categories of Tier 1 the applicants mustEntrepreneur Visa - The Tier 1 Entrepreneur category is designed so that candidates areTier 1 Visas - There are fours division under the Tier 1 Points Based System (PBS) for UKServices Round UpServices Round Up 2 Capital Visas| do not require the applicant to have a certificate of sponsorship from a licensed sponsor. All other tiers of UK immigration requires the sponsoring college, business or anyother institution to have a license as a sponsor and be able to provide the individual with a sponsorship certificate, allowing them to be able to apply for entry clearance. The Tier 1 General visa has replaced the Highly Skilled Migrant Programme (HSMP) and it aims to allow the most highly skilled individuals to enter the country with theintention to work. As mentioned no sponsor is required for this process but a minimum points threshold must be reached to qualify for the visa service.graduating from UK universities to change their Post Study work visa into another workbeen made as a transitional route to allow the most qualified non EEA nationalsvisa. The Post study work visa has replaced the Fresh Talent: Working in Scotland Scheme as well as the International Graduate Scheme also known as IGS. Applicants who are on the Post Study Work visa are eligible to change into any of the other Tier 1 categoryvisas provided they meet the specific requirements of the category.individuals who are planning to immigrate to the UK and work within a British company.An offer of employment is required with a British company. The process of applying forthe Tier 2 is an employer led process and the company themselves must apply on behalf of the candidate they are interested in employing. In all the Tier systems, applicants willneed to be assessed against a Points based system, with regards to the Tier 2 work permitthe minimum pass mark required is 50 points. Post Study Work Visa - The Post Study Work visa category of the Tier 1 subdivisions hasTier 2 Work Permit - The Tier 2 Work Permits are designed for medium and highly skilledChange of Employment - Candidates on the Tier 2 visa are able to do a change ofemployment whilst living in the United Kingdom; however it is important to bare in mindthat the process of gaining a Certificate of Sponsorship must be repeated and the candidatewill need to be re-assessed against the Points Based System. The length of this permit towork within the United Kingdom can be granted for a period anywhere from one day tofive years, this is dependent on the time the sponsoring company request. The length oftime which is finally granted is down to the discretion of the Home Office. Work permitsand change of employment applications are seen as temporary visa services, however if a candidate has been continuously living in the UK for over five years, it may be possible to apply for Indefinite Leave to Remain in the UK (ILR).Investor Visa - Unlike all other tiers of the UK points Based System, the Tier 1 visastransfer overseas employees to fill a particular position which they may have been unable to fill with employees within the UK workforce, this could be for a variety ofreasons. To be eligible for this type of visa process the applicant must have been workingfor the company in an overseas branch for a minimum of six months. They must alsoprove that they have relevant experience or qualifications for the position in question.The main aspect of the visa which would be considered a benefit would be the fact thatthe employer does not need to show evidence that the position has been advertised before applying for the Intra-Company transfer. Intra Company Transfers - Intra Company Transfers allows multi national companies toCapital Visas3 Services Round Up| and officers have been seen and the economic crisis is likely to result in a Business Visa - The Tier 1 Entrepreneur visa is for foreign nationals who want to come to the UK with a large investment and start their own UK business or assume control of a UK business without requiring a sponsor. However, just as with the Tier 1 General Visa, the individual must reach a specified points limit. The individual must know English and the language requirement fulfils 10 points of the PBS(Points Based System). It is essential that the applicant who is immigrating to the UKcan financially support him/herself and also support any dependents who mayaccompany them. Similar to the English language requirement, this particular criterionhas a pass mark of 10 which goes towards qualification on the PBS.Entrepreneur Visa - This visa, also known as a Business status application grants applicants leave to enter the UK and start a business. Making an application for this visarequires a candidate to start any kind of business in Britain. The business must form thebasis of the applicant's employment. Applicants will need to show a minimuminvestment of 200,000 for their business UK visas are given for a period of 2 years.Applicants must make the full investment and create at least two positions for EEAnationals during this 2 year period, after which the applicant may make an applicationor an extension of 3 years. After 5 years this application may lead to Indefinite Leave to Remain in the UK (ILR), then to British Naturalization as a UK citizen. Training & Work Experience scheme (TWES) - The service enables an organization to bringin a citizen (non-EU) for the purposes of training them towards specialist qualification. TWES also contains the category of practical work experience, on the basis that thecandidate will return to the establishment's office (in their home country) to make use ofthe experience they have gained while training in the UK. A TWES permit will only begranted to a person who is in a faculty additional to the standard staffing requirementsof the company.Worker Registration Scheme - Most nationals of the new EU accession states, (A8 countries),will need to register on the Accession State Worker Registration Scheme or WRS. A UK worker's registration certificate is issued for 1 year. The certificate shows that the applicant may continue to live and work in the UK on condition that their employmentcontinues. Applying for the Worker Registration Scheme in the UK is compulsory; however, it benefits the individual in the following ways. Applicants working legally in the UK for1 year without intermissions can apply for an EEA residence permit.Student Visa - Applying for a UK student visa allows you to come to the UK for coursesa UK study permit enabling you to study in the UK with a vision to attaining a recognisedqualification via study. The student visa service in itself does not constitute a route to settlement; it does not confer indefinite leave to remain in the UK (ILR) often known aspermanent dwelling or residence and it will not lead to the prospect of becoming a UKcitizen through British Naturalization. However, a student visa may permit you to changeto another UK immigration facility without leaving the country.of study in excess of a six month period. The study visa immigration service grantsCapital VisasServices Round Up 4|time to work and get paid by a UK company. The student Internship Visa application isemployer led. The employer must take full responsibility of the candidate and theapplication. This type of visa does not use the PBS and does not require a student to bea graduate to qualify. This visa is limited to 3 months only but after this the interneeStudent Internship Visa - This service enables a student to come to the UK for a short Study Abroad UK - To be eligible for a UK student visa, you must take an Englishlanguage test before your place in a university or college is confirmed. You may sit aYou will not be eligible for the study abroad scheme if you do not show a suitablestandard of English. All applicants must also consider the costs of living in the UK andmust be able to support themselves during their stay here without access to public funds.may apply for a UK work permit if they have a job offer in place. This visa is Valid for another role. This visa is not designed as a route to ILR or British naturalisation.3 months maximum and any one with this visa cannot transfer to another company or TOEFL or an IELTS; the minimum scores required are 6 for IELTS and 550 for TOEFL tests.21 before obtaining the visa. The UK marriage visa would allow the individuals spouseto apply for leave to enter or leave to remain within the UK on the grounds that they are married to someone who has settled status in the UK. This would mean that the UKis their home and they are lawfully living here with no limit on their stay. Once the applicant has received the Marriage visa it will be issued for a two year period. Once thisime is completed successfully they can then apply for Indefinite Leave to Remain (ILR)which is also known as permanent residency. A few of the benefits for the Marriage visa isare no restrictions upon the type of work they undertake and no arrangements need tobe taken for a work permit. Marriage Visa - In order for a marriage visa to be issued both individuals must bethem as long as they themselves have a settled status as a British citizen or permanentresidence. To have settled status means that the individual is living in the UK lawfullywith no time limit on their stay. If you are outside the UK and are returning to settle then your partner can apply for a Fiance Visa to join you at the same time. immigration which allows a Commonwealth citizen to immigrate to the UK with thefreedom to live and work in Britain on the basis of their ancestral ties to the UK. This visais at the outset issued for 5 whole years. After 5 years candidates can apply for Indefinite Leave to Remain in the UK on the condition that candidates have spent 5 years continuously in the country and have employment or can show that they have intention to look for employment. UK Ancestry Visa - The UK Ancestry visa service (British Ancestry visa) is a UK visa for UK De Facto Visa - The UK De Facto Visa is also known to many as Unmarried Partner visa and applies to applicants that have either settled status or Indefinite Leave to Remainin the UK. A De Facto Visa, does not require you to be married to your partner. This is howit differs from a UK fianc visa application which would require that your partner must join you with the express purpose of marrying this visa does not allow your partner to working.A successful De Facto visa application for the UK allows your partner to enter and work in the country without needing a UK work permit. Fianc Visa - The Fiance Visa allows an individual to bring their fiance into the UK to join once an applicant is granted the visa, they can take up employment straight away, there 5 Services Round UpCapital Visas|CorporateEvery member of our Immigration team is registered with the OISC to the highest level and our team consists of former immigration officials, solicitors and highly experienced and qualified Immigration consultants. Capital Visas has vast experience in successfully assisting a huge variety of companies and international businesses in all their immigration matters.When assisting with any of our corporate visa services, we like to provide a service that gets rid of all the jargon and have a no nonsense approach to our work. Capital Visas Immigration consultants make it their priority to explain every step of each application in detail whilst making sure we process all relevant documentation and forms in the most efficient and successful manner.Every member of the Capital Visas team has personally had experience of assisting a large number of corporate clients in every type of immigration case. Ourconsultants are registered to the OISC and qualified to handle every type of case, whether you require assistance with naturalizing staff and obtaining citizenshipsor international secondments or even business visitor visas.Capital Visas offers our corporate clients our online client account managementsystem, which provides your company with online access to our immigration consultants.All of our work is completed in house and there is no outsourcing of work. Inaddition, unlike many solicitors we do not charge on an hourly or time basis,whatever the work is a fixed rate is presented to you after the foundation for everycase is assessed, from the work required to the potential success rate.Corporate Round UpCorporate 6 Capital VisasAppealsAppeals ServiceThrough our years of handling a whole range of cases, one of our fields we specialise in is appeals. We understand the stress and unnecessary hassle a refusal on a particularvisa service can cause, and that is why we have made it a priority to assist individuals whofind themselves in these circumstances.When taking on an appeal it is important for us to assess the case in detail, in manyteam at Capital Visas can assess the details of your case and through our experience situations it is better to submit a fresh application rather than appeal. Our immigrationwith a vast range of appeal cases and expertise can insure we provide you with the bestpossible steps to assisting you with your case.7 | AppealsCapital Visas has the been specialising in appeal cases for many years and with thisprofound experience and repuation, we collectively provide an outstanding service thatis unmatched within the immigration industry.At Capital Visas we minimise the jargon when making the necessary decisions on yourcomplexities of ensuring your appeal case is sucessful. 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