Is the Worst Over? UK Likely to Witness 2021 Revival in Tier-1 Investor Visa Demand

Is the Worst Over? UK Likely to Witness 2021 Revival in Tier-1 Investor Visa Demand

The UK Tier-1 Investor visa ranks among the world’s most expensive investment immigration programs. Investors must deploy £2 million to £10 million for two to five years to qualify for indefinite leave to remain the UK. Despite the high price tag, the UK golden visa program was very popular among the global elite.  Entrepreneurs and…

Irish IIP to Gain as the Only Investment Immigration Program Linking the UK and the EU

Irish IIP to Gain as the Only Investment Immigration Program Linking the UK and the EU

Brexit is a done deal after prolonged negotiations between the EU and the UK, and the biggest gainer could be Ireland’s Immigrant Investor Program.   Under the Schengen Agreement, all citizens and residents of member nations enjoyed visa-free travel privileges within the EU. This meant they can study, work, or settle in another EU country…

BRICS Demand Helps UK Tier-1 Investor Visa Shrug Off Brexit Blues

BRICS Demand Helps UK Tier-1 Investor Visa Shrug Off Brexit Blues

Political stability, predictable economic policies, and increased economic cooperation with other countries – Brexit negated all that made it a popular destination for foreign investors.  Even so,  UK Tier-1 Investor Visa data shows a clear and marked surge in demand among wealthy investors from the BRICS nations: Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa. Between…

175% Surge in Chinese Investor Demand for Tier 1 Investor Visa between 2015 and 2019

175% Surge in Chinese Investor Demand for Tier 1 Investor Visa between 2015 and 2019

There has been a steady uptick in demand for the UK’s Tier 1 Investor visa among wealthy Chinese investors with total applications rising by more than 100 percent between 2015 and 2019.  Demand among investors from mainland China has surged by close to 170 percent, while total applications from Hong Kong, although much lower in…