Extend Your UK Investor Visa (Tier 1) | How to Apply

extend your UK investor visa

Currently, the UK investor visa application is not available. If you have successfully applied, see how you can extend your UK investor visa. 

You will be able to extend your tier 1 visa for 2 years. 

Note: you should apply before your current visa expires.

Extend Your UK Investor Visa | Eligibility Requirements

The UK tier 1 visa eligibility requirements depend on when you applied for it. Below are the current requirements for the UK investor visa extension.

  • You have at least £2 million in the UK under your control.
  • You put such money in active UK companies as share capital or loan capital within three months of your ‘investor start date.’

What is an Investor Start Date?

Investor date is:

  • the day you arrived in the United Kingdom (if you have proof of this)
  • the date on which your initial visa application or transition from one visa category to another was granted (if you cannot prove your date of entry)

What Document Do I Need to Extend my Tier 1 Visa?

To qualify for your UK visa investor extension, you need to provide these documents:

  • A passport or other valid travel documents.
  • An investment portfolio reports from a UK-regulated financial institution proving that you met the investment eligibility conditions and kept your investments for the duration of your visa.
  • Applicants must provide a criminal record certificate from any nation where they spent at least 12 months in the previous ten years.

Other documents include a certified translation of any documents that are not in English or Welsh. Also, tuberculosis test results if you are from a country where tuberculosis testing is required. 

How Much Do I Need to Extend My UK Investor Visa

  • To extend your visa, you need to pay £1,623.
  • £19.20 to have your biometric information captured.

How to Extend Your UK Investor Visa (Tier 1)

Before you apply, make sure you meet the requirements. Also, you need to gather the required documents for your application.

Then, go to www.gov.uk for an online application. 

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