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  • Writer's pictureNaveen puttaswamayya

Work for full-time and Start your own Business in Uk with Zero Investment.


You must be endorsed by an authorised body that is either:

  • a UK higher education institution

  • a business organisation with a history of supporting UK entrepreneurs

You must be able to show that your business idea is:

  • a new idea - you cannot join in a business that is already trading

  • innovative - you must have an original business idea which is different from anything else on the market

  • viable - it has potential for growth

Before you apply you need to have your business or business idea assessed by an endorsing body. They will provide you with an endorsement letter if your business is viable. You must also:

  • be at least 18 years old

  • meet the English language requirement

  • be able to prove that you have enough personal savings to support yourself while you’re in the UK. ( GBP 1270 ).

How long you can stay

You can stay for 2 years if you either:

  • come to the UK on a Start-up visa

  • switch to this visa from another visa while in the UK

If you want to stay longer in the UK

You cannot apply to extend this visa.

You may be able to switch to an Innovator visa if you set up a business while on a Start-up visa and:

  • your endorsing body assessed and agreed it

  • it is active, trading and sustainable

  • you have day to day involvement in it

Advantage of Start-up Visa uk

  • Work for Full-Time in uk

  • Start your own business in span of two years

  • Switch to Innovator Visa before Start-up Visa expires

  • No need to show funds for Innovator visa if you switch from start up visa

  • After innovator visa your elegible for PR

  • Can take dependent with you

Challanges to face

  • Finding Endorsment body suitable for your business plan

  • Getting sponsered letter

  • Business idea should be innovative

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