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How long will it take to decide my Start-up visa application?

The Home Office advises that you should get a decision on your visa within 3 weeks when you apply from outside the UK and within 8 weeks when you apply from within the UK.
If you require a quicker decision on your application you may be able to pay for a premium service.

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