Citizenship of Great Britain

United Kingdom Citizenship
by Investment

Investment amount: from £ 2,000,000
Time to obtain: 5-6 years
Number of visa-free countries: 185
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According to the British law, a person who has the status of a permanent resident and has lived in the UK for more than 5 years after residence permit was issued, is eligible to apply for citizenship. For foreigners wishing to acquire residency in the UK, government has developed a program of Tier 1 Investor visa and Innovator visa. After 2-5 years, depending on the chosen investment program and the size of the financial contribution, a permanent residence is granted to the applicant. Permanent residence is a mandatory step towards obtaining UK citizenship.



British citizens can cross borders of 185 countries without visas, including USA, Canada, Australia, and New Zealand.


Your close relatives are eligible to obtain permanent residence in the UK.


British citizenship will bring you a high level of social and security guarantees, ensuring a stable future for you and your family.


UK education system meets strict quality standards, and its higher education institutions occupy one of the highest positions in the world rankings of universities.


British banking institutions are traditionally stable and resistant to external risks.


Great Britain has highly developed medicine. The National Health Service (NHS) provides high-quality free health care to all residents of the state.

Options for acquiring
UK citizenship by investment

Tier 1 (Investor) visa and Innovator visa programs allow entrepreneurs and investors to acquire UK citizenship through obtaining resident status. These type of UK visa will enable you to develop your business in the international market and provide your family with a safe place to live.

Tier 1 (Investor) visa

Innovator visa


from £ 2,000,000

from £ 50,000

Visa validity

40 months and can be extended for another 2 years

3 years and can be extended an unlimited number of times

Permanent residency (ILR)

after 5 years of residence Accelerated option in case of investing a higher amount of: £ 5,000,000 - granting permanent residency in 3 years£ 10,000,000 - granting permanent residency in 2 years

after 5 years of residence


1 year after obtaining permanent residency status (or 2-3 years - in case of accelerated method of obtaining permanent residency)

1 year after obtaining permanent residency status

How to get United Kingdom citizenship by investment
Requirements for applicants to participate in visa programs
Tier 1 (Investor) visa
Innovator visa
Account opening in a British bank
Business plan endorsed by an approved organisation
Passing bank security check
Proof of skills and qualifications required to conduct business
Income source confirmation if the funds are at the owner's disposal for less than 2 years
Create at least two jobs
Providing tuberculosis tests results
Providing tuberculosis tests results
No criminal record
No criminal record
There is no need to proof language proficiency and provide information on the amount of personal capital
Minimum English knowledge level - B2
Possible relocation in 1 month
Possible relocation in 1 month
Proof of funds to support the applicant and his / her family during their stay in the country

Learn about the most
convenient investment solution

for immigrating to the UK from
International Holdings specialists


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1 Selection of the government investment program

Specialists of International Holdings will provide you with an up-to-date information on possible ways of economic investment and will select the best solution that meets your goals and needs.

2 Collection of documents for due diligence checks

The process of acquiring British citizenship by investment involves confirming your impeccable reputation in order to receive governmental approval. To do this, we will help you to collect the full set of documents required to apply for the appropriate visa type.

3 Obtaining a residence permit and investment implementation

Lawyers of International Holdings will help to apply for visa to the state authorities of the UK. Application procedure takes about 3 weeks. We will provide legal support and monitor compliance with all requirements of the investment program.

4 Residence in the UK

To obtain British citizenship, you should reside in the country for a certain period, established by the terms of your chosen program. Usually investment visa is issued for 3 years with the possibility of further extension. After 5 years from the date of obtaining a visa, investor can apply for a permanent residency status. Once permanent residency is received the applicant is eligible to apply for British citizenship after 12 months. In order to qualify for that, the applicant is allowed to stay outside the UK for a maximum of 450 days during the entire period of residence in the country, and in the last year before applying for citizenship the duration of stay outside the state should not exceed 90 days.

5 Submitting application and obtaining citizenship

If all investment conditions and requirements for the period of residence are met, you can apply for citizenship. Once your application is approved by the UK government, you will be granted British citizenship.


Individual selection
of investment program

Legal support at all stages
of the procedure

Strict confidentiality
of personal data

Assistance in collecting
the necessary documents

Guaranteed results for you
and your family members

International Holdings - official
representative of the investment program

Use the support
of licensed specialists

of International Holdings company
to acquire British citizenship
by investment


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