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The entrepreneur category is for those investing in the United Kingdom by setting up or taking over, and being actively involved in the running of one or more businesses in the United Kingdom.

Who can apply as an entrepreneur?

You can apply under the entrepreneur category now if you are:

How do I qualify for the Tier 1 entrepreneur visa?

To apply under the points-based system and be accepted into the entrepreneur category, you must pass a points-based assessment.

You must score: If you do not score a minimum of 75 points for your attributes and 10 points for English language and 10 points for available maintenance (funds), your application will be refused.

Switching to entrepreneur status in the UK

If you are in the United Kingdom and wish to enter as an entrepreneur, you will need to be sure that you can switch into this category.

Switching into this category is allowed if you currently hold leave in the following categories:
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