Hi, I am running a Private limited construction company in India. My brother is a british citizen and doing contract work in Information technology. He is doing one or two contract in a year and primarily by himself alone. I am a civil engineer and I wish to expand his existing business and would like to apply under UK Entrepreneur Tier 1 visa. Can I qualify being a civil engineer and applying to do business in IT sector? Kindly confirm.
Regards

Areas of Expertise: 

Public Answer: 

Dear Sir,

Thank you for your enquiry. 

In regards to your background experience in construction and civil engineering, if you can show the transferable skills you would have in managing a IT business in the UK then it may be possible for you to qualify under the genuineness test for Tier 1 Entrepreneur Visa. You will be required to submit the right type of evidence in support of your application. We will be able to assist you with this.

Someone will be in touch with you shortly to see how we can help you further.

Please note, this answer cannot be taken as a legal advice until we have your full instructions. The answer provided above is for information purposes only, if you would like to proceed to full legal advice and consultation with our Immigration Solicitors, please let us know your availability for an appointment by contacting us on 0207 936 9960 or through our Contact form.

We look forward to hearing back from you soon.

Kind Regards,

OTS Solicitors

[This question has been successfully answered by our lawyers in a private e-mail]