Innovator Visa

What is the Innovator Visa

The Innovator Visa is designed for individual(s) who are looking to establish a new business for the first time. The individual will be an experienced business person who The individual will require an Endorsement from a selected Endorsing Body as well as being able to demonstrate that they have the necessary funds to maintain themselves in the UK. The Individual will further need to demonstrate that they have the necessary funds to fund the Business. The individual will need to demonstrate that they have a command of the English Language. Crucially, there is no need to demonstrate funding for the business. The Visa will be valid for two years however, the Visa cannot be extended. The individual can switch to the Innovator Visa subject to meeting the criteria for that visa.

What are the main Requirements for a Start Up Visa?

Each case is decided on its own merits and we would therefore advise for any individual considering this visa route to the UK to book a Consultation with our Solicitors to obtain advice specific to your particular needs.

However, we have briefly outlined the requirements an individual will need to satisfy in order to obtain a visa to enter and subsequently reside in the UK.

The Individual must obtain an Endorsement Letter from an Endorsing Body. The chosen Body will consider whether the Business is Innovative, viable and scalable. The Endorsing Body will act as a Sponsor for the Business and therefore the individual will need to remain in contact with the business.
Innovator Visas Soliciters
Innovator Visas Soliciters
The individual must be able to demonstrate that they have £50,000 to invest in the Business. If there is a team applying, each member of the team must demonstrate that they must have £50,000 to invest in the business.

The individual must demonstrate that they have at least personal savings of £945.00 for a consecutive period of 90 days.

The individual must further demonstrate that they have a good grasp of the English Language.

How can we help?

At Cranbrook Legal, we provide a simple, yet efficient bespoke service to each and every case we handle. We walk you through the application process step by step to ensure your successful Innovator Visa Application. Our Solicitors are experienced in preparing successful applications for Applicants across the world looking to establish a business in the United Kingdom. For any queries, you can get in touch with us. As the leading Innovator Visa Solicitors in London, we are here to offer you expert advice.