Tier 1 Investor

Applicant applying under Tier 1-Investor visa category must have under his sole control for a minimum of three months no less than 2 million GBP. These funds should be held in a regulated financial institution and should be disposable in the UK. Applicants are required to score 75 points under the Points based system in order to qualify.

Owing to the level of investment, there is no requirement to demonstrate English language ability and maintenance requirements for this category. However, from 1st Sep, 2015 a criminal record certificate is required from any country the migrant have lived in for 12 months or more in the last 10 years.

The 2 million GBP must be invested in UK share capital/government bonds/trading UK registered companies or Gifts. Farley & Associates Ltd can introduce you to either a recognized international bank or private financial advisor to assist you in making your investments. (Non- responsibility clause)


Under this category applicants are permitted to reside, work study or even run their own business in the UK. In order to meet the requirements of the Path to Citizenship rules, an investor should aim to spend a minimum of 9 months a year in the United Kingdom.