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Innovator Visa: Evidence of Investment Funds

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Our clients who is applying for an Innovator visa with a new business endorsement demonstrate that they have either invested or have available at least £50,000 to invest in their new business.

You can find main options of investment and detailed proof of business relationship and documents required.

A UK organisation employing at least 10 people

All of the following:

A letter which contains a signed declaration confirming:

  • how they know the applicant
  • the amount of funding they are making available in pounds sterling (£)
  • confirmation that this funding has not been promised to any other person or business for another purpose

Name and contact details of an individual at the organisation who can verify the contents of the letter on request to the Home Office

An overseas organisation, a UK organisation which employs less than 10 people or an individual third party

All of the following:

A signed declaration which contains:

  • how they know the applicant
  • the amount of funding they are making available in pounds sterling (£)
  • confirmation that this funding has not been promised to any other person or business for

another purpose

A letter from a legal representative (who is registered to practice legally in the country where the third party or the money is), confirming that the declaration and signature in the signed declaration is genuine.

A bank letter, confirming that the funds are held in a regulated financial institution(s). The letter must be dated no earlier than 1 month before the date of application. If the institution is outside the UK, the letter must also confirm that the funds are transferrable to the UK.

Funds held by applicant

Either Bank statements, showing the funds are held in the UK in an institution regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority. The statements must cover a consecutive 3 months, ending no earlier than 1 month before the date of application.

Or

A bank letter, confirming that the funds are held in a regulated financial institution(s). The letter must be dated no earlier than 1 month before the date of application. If the institution is outside the UK, the letter must also confirm that the funds are transferrable to the UK.

If these documents do not show that the applicant has held the funds for at least 3 months, the applicant must also provide all the evidence from the source of the funds as set out for an overseas organisation or a UK organisation which employs less than 10 people.

Funds already invested in business

Either of the following documents which must show the amount that has been invested:

Business accounts, showing the name of the accountant and the date they were produced.

Or Business bank statements.

CONSULTATION FROM LONDON IMMIGRATION LAWYERSInnovator Visa

You can request consultation from our immigration lawyers over the phone as in person.

Mann’s Solutions is international immigration law firm with offices in London, Hong Kong and Moscow and has expertise in offering UK Visas and Immigration by Investment services to high net worth individuals. Our immigration lawyers regulated by OISC (Office of the Immigration Services Commissioner).

For further information or to discuss your personal circumstances in a private consultation with our immigration lawyers in London Office, please contact us at enquiries@manns-solutions.com or call +44 207 993 63 46.