UK Tier 1 Investor Visa Sees Record Interest in 2018 – Investors Scrambled to Apply Ahead of “Suspension”

Ahead of the Home Office’s heralded reform of the UK Tier 1 Investor Visa program – the particulars of which remain a known unknown – investors in December scrambled to submit applications.

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Update: Home Office Confirms UK Tier 1 NOT Suspended

On Thursday, the BBC, the Guardian, as well as the front page of the London Times reported that the UK Home Office would suspend the Tier 1 Investor visa by midnight the following day. But reports coming in from UK-based immigration solicitors say the online application system remains live and that the Home Office will

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BREAKING: UK Tier 1 Program Suspended Pending Review and Reform

The Home Office today announced that effective tomorrow it is suspending the UK Tier 1 Visa program. The suspension will last until authorities have completed an audit of the program and determined new guidelines and requirements. Moratorium The Home Office’s decision is a result of its concerns that the program may be used for illicit

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Turks Have “Disappeared” From UK Tier 1 Investor Visa, Q2 Figures Show

British Home Office figures released today show that 92 main applicants and 143 dependents received “Leave to Remain” (the initial three-year residence permit) in the UK during the second quarter of 2018. With 32 and 13 investors, respectively, China and Russia together accounted for nearly half of all visas issued, while Turks, who last year

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Russian Tier 1 Investors in UK to Have their Visas “Reviewed” In Wake of Diplomatic Rout

British Home Secretary Amber Rudd has announced her officials will be scrutinizing the files of some 700 Russian investors who have obtained residence permits in the United Kingdom through the country’s Tier 1 Investor visa program. The announcement, published in Quartz, follows a spate of news stories surrounding the alleged poisoning of former Russian double agent (now

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