Settlement by Investment
This route is for applicants looking to settle in the UK on the basis of investment (Tier 1 Investor) or transitional provisions under the Tier 1 Entrepreneur route. Please note that Tier 1 Entrepreneur settlement applications will remain open only until 5 July 2027 as the route is already closed for new applications.
Eligibility Requirements for Settlement
In order to qualify for Indefinite Leave to Remain, the applicant would normally need to satisfy the below requirements.
The different investment and business categories also have their own additional eligibility criteria for settlement, which are summarised below.
Settlement as a Tier 1 Investor
It is also possible to qualify for accelerated settlement after 3 years if maintained an investment of £5 million or after 2 years if maintained an investment of £10 million.
Settlement as a Tier 1 Entrepreneur
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Frequently Asked Questions
Applicants will normally be able to apply for naturalisation as a British Citizen 12 months after obtaining the settlement, unless they are married to a British Citizen spouse, in that case they can apply immediately.