Tier 1 (Investor): investment requirements for pre-6 November 2014 Rules applicants at indefinite leave to remain
Produced in partnership with Gillian McCall of Richmond Chambers

The following Immigration practice note produced in partnership with Gillian McCall of Richmond Chambers provides comprehensive and up to date legal information covering:

  • Tier 1 (Investor): investment requirements for pre-6 November 2014 Rules applicants at indefinite leave to remain
  • Investment within three months of the specified date
  • Money must be held in the UK
  • Joint funding
  • Qualifying investments
  • Regulation
  • Restrictions on investment in companies
  • Other restrictions on investments
  • Evidence
  • Maintaining the level of investments
  • More...

Tier 1 (Investor): investment requirements for pre-6 November 2014 Rules applicants at indefinite leave to remain

This Practice Note looks at the eligibility requirements in relation to money and investments that will be relevant for a Tier 1 (Investor) migrant applying for indefinite leave to remain, where their last leave was granted under the pre-6 November 2014 Immigration Rules covering the category and they are applying before 6 April 2022. This includes what investments will qualify (including relevant restrictions), how the qualifying investments should be maintained, and the evidence needed to show that the qualifying investments and, if relevant, any balancing funds have been maintained over the relevant specified continuous period. It should be read in conjunction with Practice Note: Tier 1 (Investor): applying for indefinite leave to remain. The same requirements will apply where an applicant in this situation misses the 6 April 2022 deadline.

Investment within three months of the specified date

If a person wishes to rely upon the date of first entry after being granted entry clearance, they will need to evidence this by means of eg the relevant stamp in their original passport of the time or the original aircraft boarding pass and flight tickets.

Money must be held in the UK

The minimum £1m capital must be held within the UK from the date of investment. Qualifying investments must be held with a

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