The Innovator Visa was introduced in March 2019 as a replacement to the Tier 1 (Entrepreneur) visa. The Innovator Visa is suitable for an experienced entrepreneur seeking to set up or run a business in the UK. £50,000 is required.
Under this route, applicants are required to demonstrate an innovative and viable business idea which is assessed and endorsed by an approved body.
Processing Time: Within 3 weeks. The earliest you can apply is 3 months before you travel.
Length of Stay: Up to 3 years. Extensions available.