Changes to Tier 1 Investor Rules Announced

Today, 16 October 2014 the much anticipated Statement of Changes in Immigration Rules, modifying the Tier 1 Investor category, was laid before Parliament. The changes will come into force on 6 November 2014.

The key changes are:

In addition to the changes made today, the Home Office will be undertaking an informal consultation on the future of the investor category, in which LDS will participate.

The Statement of Changes covers many other aspects of the Immigration Rules; this briefing summarises only the principal changes for Investors. For further information on the changes and our services, please contact