UK Innovator Founder Visa: Launch Your Business Dreams in the UK

Embark on your entrepreneurial journey in the UK with the Innovator Founder Visa. Our team at UK Immigration Solicitors provides comprehensive support to turn your innovative business ideas into a successful reality in the UK market.

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What is the UK Innovator Founder Route?

The UK Innovator Founder Route is a visa pathway created for entrepreneurs who intend to set up and run an innovative business in the UK. It’s distinct from anything else on the market, focusing on new, original, and scalable business ideas. This visa is ideal for those who are not just looking to join an existing business but are aiming to introduce something novel and viable with potential for growth. Endorsement by an approved body is a key requirement to ensure that the business idea meets these criteria.

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What Does the Innovator Founder Visa Allow?

Holders of the Innovator Founder Visa are permitted to:

However, they are not allowed to work as professional sportspersons or claim most public benefits or the State Pension. Dial 0203 384 4389

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How to Apply for the Innovator Founder Visa?

To apply for the Innovator Founder Visa, you must:

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Innovator Founder Endorsement

Endorsement is a crucial part of the Innovator Founder visa application. It involves getting your business or business idea assessed and endorsed by an authorized body. These bodies assess whether your business meets the innovator criteria of being new, innovative, viable, and scalable. Some of the approved endorsing bodies include Envestors Limited, UK Endorsement Services, Innovator International, and The Global Entrepreneurs Programme (GEP). Call 0203 384 4389

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Innovator Founder Visa Requirements

The Innovator Founder Visa has specific requirements:

Personal and business eligibility criteria involve showing that the business idea is original and the applicant has the capability to run such a business successfully. Dial 0203 384 4389

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Innovator Founder Visa Costs

The costs for the Innovator Founder Visa include:

These fees are subject to change, and applicants should verify the latest costs on the official UK government website. Call 0203 384 4389

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Can I Apply to Settle Under the Innovator Founder Route?

Yes, Innovator Founder visa holders can apply for settlement (Indefinite Leave to Remain) in the UK:

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Can Family Members Join Me?

Family members can join Innovator Founder visa holders:

For more detailed and up-to-date information, it’s recommended to consult the official UK government website or call 0203 384 4389

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What If Your Innovator Application Is Refused?

In the event your Innovator Founder visa application is refused:

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How Does the Innovator Founder Differ to the Start-Up and Innovator Routes?

The Innovator Founder visa differs from the Start-Up and earlier Innovator routes in several key ways:

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How Does the Innovator Founder Differ to the Start-Up and Innovator Routes?

For expert assistance with your Innovator Founder visa application, visit UK Immigration Solicitors. Our experienced team can guide you through every step of your application, ensuring a smooth and successful process.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Most of the time, a child needs a visa in order to live in the UK. For instance, if their parent is a foreign national working or studying in the country, the child may need a Child Dependant Visa.

The Innovator Founder route is a UK visa category designed for non-UK resident entrepreneurs and business owners who wish to establish and run a new business in the UK.

To start a business in the UK, the most appropriate visa is often the Innovator Founder Visa. It’s designed for those establishing a new business, offering a pathway to residency and potential settlement.

For a comprehensive understanding and tailored advice, it’s recommended to consult with immigration experts or visit the UK government’s official website.

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