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UK Start-Up Visa Lawyers in London

The UK Start-Up Visa is open to applicants who are looking to establish a business in the UK for the first time.

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Our Start Up Services

The UK Start-up visa allows international entrepreneurs to come to the UK to start up a new business. Unlike the Innovator visa, the Start-up visa is specifically for those seeking to “establish a business in the UK for the first time”. The Start-up visa is the ideal business visa option for those who don’t have a huge amount of business experience, but want to begin working in the UK for their own company.

Clients benefit from a top class service at a fixed fee, meaning that all of our prices are transparent and upfront, helping your company budget accordingly for the legal fees.

After 5 years, applicants can apply for settlement.

Allows you to bring dependents under the age of 18, and spouse or partner to the UK.

Dependents under the age of 18 entitled to free UK education

Westkin has been an incredible help to our company. We have used their services to help start up a UK office with US employees on assignment, and their professionalism, prompt responses, and genuine desire to help has been fantastic.

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Further detail

Detailed information about our Start Up Visa service

An essential part of the Start-up visa application is creating a business plan which will be submitted to a UK endorsing body in order to gain endorsement for your business idea. Without an endorsement from an approved endorsing body, gaining the Start-up visa is not possible. Because of this, creating a powerful business plan which showcases your business is a very important part of the process.

Westkin Associates has a proven track record, working with thousands of clients to create high calibre business plans which have been seen as highly attractive by the Home Office. We have working relationships with many UK endorsing bodies, and we utilise these relationships to help you with the success of your application.

If you choose to work with our team on your Start-up visa application, we assist you through every step of gaining your endorsement. This process usually involves us having an in-depth chat with you about your business so that we can find out all of the key information on it, our team of expert lawyers creating your business plan for you and providing guidance on the best endorsing body to submit this to for endorsement. We aim to make this process as smooth for you as possible, taking away any stress, and allowing you to focus on bringing your business to the UK.

Our immigration lawyers are ready to assist you in creating a winning business plan for your Start-up visa. Get in touch today to bring your business move to the UK a step closer to reality. The UK Start-up visa allows individuals to come to the UK to start a new business. It offers an exciting opportunity for entrepreneurs who want to progress in their lives both professionally and personally. Starting a new business in another country can be a daunting process, but our team of experienced immigration lawyers are on hand to make the process easier for you.

Westkin Associates is a specialist immigration law firm based in London. We have a successful track record of helping companies in all stages of development with their Start-up visa applications. Whether you need assistance with creating your business plan for the Start-up visa, you need guidance through the application process, or you need our help with a visa appeal, our experienced and approachable team are on hand to help.

We believe that all businesses are unique, and will tailor our services to support you in creating your vision and starting the next chapter of your life in the UK.

We know that choosing legal assistance for your case is a difficult task, which is why we offer you a cost-free, commitment-free chat before you decide whether you want to work with us. To find out how we can assist you with your Start-up visa application, please get in touch through our website.

FAQS

Your frequently asked questions

Yes, this category is open to all nationalities and is specifically designed for those who are seeking to start or expand their new business venture to the UK whom do not apply for an Innovator visa.
There is no set definition although clearly businesses within the tech field are favoured. In typical terms our lawyers can advise on which aspects of your business idea will potentially qualify as innovative.
This is decided by Home Office approved endorsers. Working with you, we prepare a business plan which seeks to show endorsers that your plan will succeed in the UK. What is the difference between the Start-Up and Innovator visas? the Start-up Visa is for those who have less business experience and are just commencing their new business, it can then be converted into an innovator visa once the business has matured.
the Start-up Visa is for those who have less business experience and are just commencing their new business, it can then be converted into an innovator visa once the business has matured.
Yes, although technology businesses are clearly favoured, business ideas outside of the technology sector will still be considered and we have experience advising in all sectors.

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