UK Tier-1 Investor Visa Program Popular among HNIs Around the World

UK Tier-1 Investor Visa Program Popular among HNIs Around the World

As of 2020, the Tier-1 Investor visa program has helped around 9,500 wealthy investors around the world qualify for fast-track indefinite leave to remain in the United Kingdom.  With minimum investments ranging between £2 million and £10 million, that’s a minimum of £1.9 billion in foreign investments in the UK since 2008.  Read More UK…

UK Tier-1 Investor: Review of 6,000 Visas Unlikely to Yield Real Results

UK Tier-1 Investor: Review of 6,000 Visas Unlikely to Yield Real Results

The ongoing review of more than 6,000 Tier-1 Investor visas makes for great headlines, but is unlikely to lead to any real change to the UK’s investment immigration program. Tier-1 Investor Visa Over the Years  Introduced in 2008, the UK reformed the program in 2015 and 2019. The new rules introduced stringent compliances related to…

Tier-1 Investor Visa: 6,300 Cases Under Review Over Legal Source of Funds

Tier-1 Investor Visa: 6,300 Cases Under Review Over Legal Source of Funds

As a part of ongoing reforms in the Tier-1 Investor visa program, the UK has decided to review more than 6,300 visas issued to investors between June 2008 and April 2015.  This move comes amidst recent controversies that forced Cyprus to suspend its citizenship by investment program and Malta to crackdown on violations of physical…

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…