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Am I eligible to apply for a Start-up visa?

To make a Start-up visa application, you will need to:

  • have a valid endorsement letter from a Home Office approved endorsing body
  • be at least 18 years old
  • meet the English language requirement
  • be able to show that you have £1,270 in your bank account for 28 consecutive days before you apply to support yourself while you are in the UK

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