The Tier 1 Investor Indefinite Leave to remain option allows investors who have invested a specified amount of money according to the UK Immigration rules to be eligible for settlement i.e. Indefinite Leave to remain.
Holders of a Tier 1 Investor visa wishing to apply for settlement must have satisfied all the relevant Immigration rules applicable under the route. The requirements for settlement under this route may vary depending on whether the person has lived in the UK continuously for 5 years under the Tier 1 investor category or most recently as a Tier 1 (Investor) Migrant but prior to that in the former Investor category or the individual has lived in the UK for 2 or 3 years under the accelerated route.
The qualifying period for an indefinite leave to remain under the Tier 1 Investor visa category are as follows: