UK Visas and Immigration Policy Paper: Statement of changes to the Immigration Rules: HC1154, 15 June 2018 Most of the changes shall take effect on 6th July 2018. Barar & Associates summarised the main changes below. Returning residents For your information, returning residents is a category for people who had previously acquired indefinite leave to […]
Changes to Tier 1 (Entrepreneur) Minor changes to Tier 1 have been made in regards to the Genuine Entrepreneur Test for initial applications, such as, the Secretary of State can now make an assessment based on previous investment made in the UK by an applicant.
From 1st September 2015, applicants and their dependants applying for Entry Clearance as a Tier 1 Entrepreneur must provide an overseas criminal record certificate from any country in which they have resided continuously for 12 months or more in the 10 years prior to their application date.
A host of changes to the immigration rules came into force on 22 November 2012. They include the following: A lowering of the English language requirement for Tier 1 (Entrepreneur) from level C1 (advanced) to level B1 (intermediate), in line with other points-based system categories. This change is being made in response to concerns that the […]