• Capital: London
• Population: 62.8 million
• Area: 242,514 sq km (93,638 sq miles)
• Major language: English
• Major religion: Christianity
• Life expectancy: 78 (men) 82 (women)
• Currency: GBP
• Exchange Rate (as of May 2018): 1 USD = 0.735802 GBP
For UK Citizenship, Entrepreneurs and Investors are encouraged to both invest in and develop business activity in the United Kingdom. Both immigration categories for Entrepreneurs and Investors fall under the 5 Points Tier Based System. In April 2011 the Government “rolled out the red carpet” for Entrepreneurs and Investors. Under the new visa rules those who invest substantial sums of money or create substantial jobs will be fast tracked to settlement in the UK. The Tier 1 (Entrepreneur) Category exists to enable self-employed owner/managers who wish to establish, invest in or take over a business in the UK, to be admitted for a period of up to five years. That he has access to at least £200,000 funds to invest in UK business. The funds must be held in a regulated financial institution and disposable in the United Kingdom, has English language ability and the availability of a certain amount of funds for maintenance. No employment is permitted other than the business(es) invested in.
|Type of Program||UK Citizenship by Investment|
|Type of Investments||1. Investment of at least £200,000 in a designated UK based organization.
2. The funds must be held in a regulated financial institution and disposable in UK.
3. Applicant has English language ability
4. Applicant has availability of a certain amount of funds for maintenance.
4. No employment is permitted other than the busines (es) invested in
|Minimum Investment||GBP 200,000|
|Dual Nationality Permitted||YES|
|Personal Visit Required||YES|
|Minimum Stay||185 days|
|Capital Gains Taxes||Varies for Expats, Residents & Non-Residents.|
|Personal Income Taxes||0% tax if Non-Resident for more than 183 days|
|Business & Corporate Taxes||Varies for Expats, Residents & Non-Residents.|
|Property Taxes||Varies for Expats, Residents & Non-Residents.|
|Processing Time||4 months Visa
6 years passport
|Passport Validity||10 years|
|Restricted Countries||Iran, Libya, North Korea, Somalia, Syria, Venezuela, Chad & Yemen.|
|Visa Free Travel||173 Countries|
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