Tier 1 Entrepreneur route

This category closed to new applicants on 29 March 2019.

We can offer the following advice and assistance to those individuals that have already been granted leave in this category:

  • Entry clearance applications will only be accepted from applicants who have held Tier 1 (Entrepreneur) in the last 12 months.
  • Leave to remain applications will only be accepted from applicants who were last granted Tier 1 Entrepreneur
  • Dependants can still apply to join applicants who have obtained leave for Tier 1 (Entrepreneur)
  • Extension applications for Tier 1 (Entrepreneur) migrants will remain open until 5th August 2023
  • If you have switched from Tier 1 (Graduate entrepreneur) to Tier 1 Entrepreneur before 5th July 2021 extensions can be obtained until 2025 and settlement until 2027.

How we can help
We have extensive experience of preparing successful Tier 1 applications on behalf of our clients.  We pride ourselves on the presentation of our applications to the Home Office.  You can be assured that your application process will be managed in a professional and organised manner.

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Clients of Herrington Carmichael LLP ‘always receive a consistently high level of service’ from the immigration team, which is praised for its ‘excellent knowledge of immigration law and the procedures and processes behind it, ensuring that all avenues are considered so as to mitigate against any risks’. Headed by Imelda Reddington (who is ‘highly regarded in the field of immigration law’), the practice has cultivated a firm following among employers nationwide, who regularly instruct the firm on licence application compliance, Brexit-related immigration issues, and ongoing compliance with sponsor duties and recruitment of migrant workers, among other matters.
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