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The Tier 1 visa is for:

LUPINS are ‘your global gateway,
breaking down any difficult barriers’

LUPINS make things easy

The qualifying Tier 1 categories available are:



Highly skilled workers (This subcategory is closed and being phased out). If you would still like information on this route:

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People of substantial financial means making an investment in the UK.

Looking to invest in the UK?


Those wishing to establish a business in the UK or to take over an existing business. People can visit the UK as “prospective entrepreneurs” in order to secure agreements which may entitle them to remain as Tier 1 Entrepreneur migrants.

Does this apply to you?

Graduate Entrepreneur

A new category comprised of those wishing to develop a business idea immediately upon graduating, and who have been identified by a UK university, as having developed world-class innovative or entrepreneurial skills, but who are not at the time of their graduation in a position to meet the full requirements of the Tier 1 (Entrepreneur) route.

Do you qualify for this?

LUPINS are ‘unrivalled in our approach and dedication
to delivering success in Immigration Law

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Graduates from outside the European Area who have studied in a UK educational institution and who have also been identified by their college as having ”world class innovative ideas” are entitled to transfer from Tier 4 into Tier 1.

Some call us persuasive, we call ourselves commanding.
Others call us dependable, we call ourselves LUPINS.

LUPINS support you all the way:

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  • Communicating in clear language and making sure that you know where you stand

  • Ensure that you are applying for the right immigration process

  • Ensure that you have the documentation that proves you qualify for your chosen immigration process

  • Advise and assist you in completing and submitting the application forms

  • Make detailed representations in support of your application, setting out clearly why the application should succeed, highlighting the documentation we are submitting and how this proves you satisfy the legal provisions

Put simply, our immigration solicitors will hold your hands throughout the process,
liaising with all relevant government bodies, including UK Visas and Immigration,
British Consulate, overseas agents and where necessary the courts.