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Business Immigration

Whether you are an entrepreneur or a corporate entity, we will advise you on setting up and growing your business from an immigration perspective. At Montpelier, we regularly provide advice and assistance to both corporate and private clients, including entrepreneurs and investors on the routes of immigration available to them and on the UK's Points Based System generally.

We provide the following support:

  • Determining the best immigration route available to prospective clients

  • Assisting clients in meeting the requirements of the Immigration Rules and the Points Based System

  • Checking documentation and submitting online visa applications

  • Providing assistance with the preparation of business documents including business plans, incorporation documents and commercial and partnership agreements

  • Reviewing internal policies and procedures to ensure compliance with the applicable Tier specific duties and obligations

Our services include:

  • Business immigration services

       

      We regularly provide advice and assistance to small and medium sized organisations to safely navigate the immigration       aspects surrounding the recruitment of migrant workers.

 

      Our range of services include: ​

      *Sponsor licence applications

      *Sponsor licence management

      *Challenging sponsor licence suspensions and revocations

      *Attending compliance visits (announced or unannounced)

      *Challenging employer civil penalties

      *Document checking and auditing internal organisational policies and procedures to support business immigration                applications

      For a bespoke quote on our business immigration services, please contact our immigration team.

 

  • Tier 1 Entrepreneur 

      This route is intended for migrants who wish to establish, join or take over businesses in the UK with a minimum                     investment of £200,000 (or £50,000 in certain circumstances).

 

      The choice of businesses in which one can invest is wide and includes sole traders, partnerships or companies                     registered in the UK with Companies House.

 

      Successful applicants can be accompanied by their dependants and they can also ultimately apply for settlement after         residing in the UK for 5 years (or 3 years if certain additional requirements are met).

      We charge a fixed fees for initial applications, extension applications and indefinite leave to remain applications under           this route. Our fees ranges from £5,000 to £7,500 plus Vat and disbursements depending on the type of application,             its complexities and the number of applicants applying.    

      For a bespoke quote, please contact our immigration team.

  • Tier 1 Investor

      This route is designed for high net worth individuals who intend to make a minimum investment of £2m in UK                         government bonds, share or loan capital or actively trading UK companies.  .

 

      In return for their investment successful applicants are not only granted working rights but also residency rights which           can ultimately lead to settlement (indefinite leave to remain) on a fast track basis. 

 

      Successful applicants can be accompanied by their dependants who may not only seek paid employment but may also       have access to the UK's education system.

 

      We charge a fixed fees for initial applications, extension applications and indefinite leave to remain applications under           this route. Our fees ranges from £7,500 to £10,000 plus Vat and disbursements depending on the type of application, its       complexities and the number of applicants applying.    

      For a bespoke quote, please contact our immigration team.

  • Tier 1 Graduate Entrepreneur

      This route allows overseas graduates to set up their business in the UK.

 

      Applicants are required to be endorsed by an authorised UK higher education institution or by the DTI as having a                 genuine and credible business idea. 

 

      Successful applicants are entitled to be accompanied by their dependants and to apply for extensions. They may also         apply for a Tier1 Entrepreneur visa under the reduced investment amount of £50,000.

      We charge a fixed fees for graduate entrepreneur applications. Our fees ranges from £3,500 to £5,000 plus Vat and               disbursements depending on the issues, its complexities and the number of applicants applying.    

      For a bespoke quote, please contact our immigration team.

  • Tier 2 (General)

      This route allows skilled migrants to come to the UK in order to fill a temporary gap in the labour market. Successful               applicants must hold a valid Certificate of Sponsorship (CoS) and have adequate funds to maintain themselves whilst in       the UK.   

      We charge a fixed fees for Tier 2 migrant applications. Our fees ranges from £1,500 to £3,000 plus Vat and                             disbursements depending on the issues, its complexities and the number of applicants applying.    

      For a bespoke quote, please contact our immigration team.

  • Tier 2 (Intra Company Transfers)

 

      This route enables employees of multinational employers to be transferred to a UK branch to fill a specific vacancy or for       training purposes.

 

      We charge a fixed fees for Tier 2 migrant applications. Our fees ranges from £1,500 to £3,000 plus Vat and                             disbursements depending on the issues, its complexities and the number of applicants applying.    

      For a bespoke quote, please contact our immigration team.

  • Tier 2 (Sportsperson)

      This route is designed for elite sportspeople and coaches whose employment will make a substantial contribution to the       development of their individual sports at the very highest level in the UK. Those applying must be internationally                     established and be endorsed by their sport's governing body. 

      We charge a fixed fees for Tier 2 migrant applications. Our fees ranges from £1,500 to £3,000 plus Vat and                             disbursements depending on the issues, its complexities and the number of applicants applying.    

      For a bespoke quote, please contact our immigration team.

  • Tier 2 (Minister of Religion)

      This route is designed for overseas nationals who wish to come to the UK in order to work within the faith community. 

      We charge a fixed fees for Tier 2 migrant applications. Our fees ranges from £1,500 to £3,000 plus Vat and                             disbursements depending on the issues, its complexities and the number of applicants applying.    

      For a bespoke quote, please contact our immigration team.

  • Tier 4 (General)

      This route allows students over the age of 16 to study at a university or a college that holds a Tier 4 sponsor licence.             Successful applicants must hold a valid Certificate of Acceptance for Studies (CAS) and have adequate funds to                   maintain themselves whilst in the UK. 

 

      We charge a fixed fees for Tier 4 students. Our fees ranges from £1,500 to £3,000 plus Vat and disbursements                       depending on the issues, its complexities and the number of applicants applying.    

      For a bespoke quote, please contact our immigration team.

  • Tier 4 (Child)

      This route enables children aged 4 to 17 years to study at an independent educational institution in the UK that holds a         valid sponsor licence. 

      Successful applicants must have a place on a course, have the consent of their parent or guardian and hold sufficient           funds to maintain themselves whilst in the UK. Depending on the age of the applicants, initial visas may be granted for           up to 6 years.

      We charge a fixed fees for child students. Our fees ranges from £1,500 to £3,000 plus Vat and disbursements                       depending on the issues, its complexities and the number of applicants applying.    

      For a bespoke quote, please contact our immigration team.

  • Representatives of an overseas business

      This route is designed specifically for overseas businesses that wish to establish a presence in the UK. 

 

      It provides a route of entry and stay in the UK for individuals who intend to be the sole UK representative of an overseas       business or media employees of overseas newspapers, news agencies or broadcasting organisations who are being           posted by their overseas employer on a long-term UK posting.

      We charge a fixed fees for initial applications, extension applications and indefinite leave to remain applications under           this route. Our fees ranges from £3,500 to £5,000 plus Vat and disbursements depending on the type of application, its         complexities and the number of applicants applying.    

      For a bespoke quote, please contact our immigration team.

  • Visitors

      This route allows overseas nationals to visit the UK for a short period of time for leisure or business. ​

      Successful applicants will need to demonstrate that they wish to visit the UK for no longer than six months and that they         will be leaving the UK at the end of the visit. They must also have sufficient funds to maintain themselves whilst in the             UK.

      Our fees ranges from £750 to £2,500 plus Vat and disbursements depending on the type of application, its complexities       and the number of applicants applying.    
 

      For further details, please contact our immigration team. 

  • Family based applications

      We can assist with the preparation of applications for leave to enter and / or further leave to remain in the UK made by           family members including spouse or partners, parents, children and adult dependent relatives.

      For further details, please contact our immigration team. 

  • Indefinite leave to remain

       Indefinite Leave to Remain, or Permanent Residence, entitles migrants the right to live and work in the UK without any           immigration restrictions.

      Depending on the type of visa they hold, migrants may be entitled to apply for indefinite leave after 3, 5, 10 or 20 years         of continuous residence in the UK.

      Our fees ranges from £1,500 to £5,000 plus Vat and disbursements depending on the type of application, its                         complexities and the number of applicants applying.  

      For further details, please contact our immigration team.

  • EU citizens

      We can assist you with your applications for permanent residence cards, residence cards for your family members, pre-       settled and settled status applications under the new EU Settlement Scheme.

      Depending on the type of application, our fees ranges from £750 to £3,000 plus Vat and disbursements.

      For further details, please contact our immigration team.

  • British citizenship

      Migrants may apply for citizenship or naturalisation provided they meet the minimum requirements for eligibility and               residence.

      We can assist you in all aspects of your applications.

      For further details, please contact our immigration team. 

  • Passport and Travel Documents 

      We can assist you in all aspects of your applications.

      For further details, please contact our immigration team. 

  • Challenging Home Office's decisions

      We can assist you in challenging the decisions of the Home Office. This may be by requesting a reconsideration of the         decision under challenge or to seek administrative review or by filing appeals and applications for judicial review.

      For further details, please contact our immigration team.

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