For people starting or joining one or more businesses in the Isle of Man

Tier 1 (Enterpreneur)

The Isle of Man maintains the popular Tier 1 (Entrepreneur) route, for people who applied prior to 6 April 2020 to start or join Isle of Man businesses.

Entrepreneur allows people starting or joining Isle of Man businesses to obtain residence in the Isle of Man or UK, and ultimately British citizenship. The route generally requires an investment of at least GBP200,000 and creation of at least two jobs for workers in the Isle of Man. The route typically leads to Indefinite Leave to Remain (ILR) after five years, although other options are available. Kinley Legal can help ensure the viability of the business plan and the likelihood of success of the immigration application.

This route closed to new applications on 6 April 2020. People already on the Entrepreneur route can continue to extend their leave to remain and ultimately obtain ILR, and Kinley Legal can assist with all aspects of preparation for and submission of extension and ILR applications.

Kinley Legal can help existing Entrepreneurs improve their chances of success in their applications for further leave to remain and ILR, which can be some of the most complex immigration applications: please contact us for details.

The new Start Up and Innovator routes have replaced the Entrepreneur route, and offer different and, in some circumstances, more advantageous terms.

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