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Is the super priority service available for a Tier 1 (Entrepreneur) migrant applying for settlement under the accelerated route? If not, what steps can be taken to expediate a decision?

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Produced in partnership with Gary McIndoe of Latitude Law
Published on LexisPSL on 04/06/2019

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  • Is the super priority service available for a Tier 1 (Entrepreneur) migrant applying for settlement under the accelerated route? If not, what steps can be taken to expediate a decision?

Is the super priority service available for a Tier 1 (Entrepreneur) migrant applying for settlement under the accelerated route? If not, what steps can be taken to expediate a decision?

UK Visas and Immigration (UKVI) guidance confirms that the super priority service is available for a Tier 1 (Entrepreneur) application for settlement, on both the standard five-year or accelerated three-year route. The super priority service ensures your application is decided within one working day for an additional £800 fee per applicant.

UKVI confirms this information via Gov.uk though their ‘Settle in the UK’ information portal. This provides information regarding settlement across various categories.

In the Tier 1 (Entrepreneur) category, UKVI confirms in the ‘How to Apply’ section:

‘How to apply

You must apply online. You’ll be told whether your application has been successful within 6 months.

You can get a decision within 1 working day if you pay extra to use the super priority service.

You’ll be contacted if your application is complex and will take longer, for

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