Under this route, you can invest different sums for different pathways to settlement in the UK (indefinite leave to remain):
- £2m = 5 years
- £5m = 3 years
- £10m = 2 years
The investment is UK shares. This will usually take place through an investment portfolio manager.
There are 3 key changes to the Immigration Rules, announced 7 March 2019, which you need to bear in mind if you are considering applying for an investor visa for the UK. You may have seen that the Home Office, in December 2018, were looking at withdrawing the route entirely – this was even announced. However, this visa pathway is still in place, albeit with certain significant changes from 29 March 2019.