I am investor in Indian equity market, So I would like to invest 10 millions pound in UK equity market by direct investment in it . So basically i have 2 question. 1. Is it is possible to invest the manner in which I think? How long it would take for processing the application?
2. Since by investing 10 million i would get ILR after 2 years, but then how much time i would take to get British Citizenship & would it make any difference if i am married to a British citizen.

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Dear Mr Nankani, investment for the purposes of the Tier 1 Investor Visa must be made way of investing into UK Government Bonds; or Company Share Capital or Loan capital in active and trading UK registered companies. Investment cannot be directly made into the UK Equities market. You would be entitled to Citizenship upon meeting the residency requirements at the time. Marriage to a British Citizen would make a difference to the residency requirements for the purposes of naturalisation, however, you have been granted Indefinite Leave to Remain on the 5 year partner route under Appendix FM. For a comprehensive discussion of your enquiry, a qualified Immigration advisor from OTS Solicitor shall contact you shortly. 

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