I have been asked by a very reputable,wealthy Qatari male (bank and property owner, aged about 45) interested in purchasing property and otherwise investing in business in the UK. On the back of this, is there a way he can apply for British citizenship and passport? I understood that there is a way for inward investors to be granted these. Thanks
Hi thank you for your question.
Yes there is a way for investors willing to invest large sums of money in the UK, whom can be eventually granted nationality.
The requirements leading to settlement are as follows:
Depending on your level of investment in the UK, your friend must complete a continuous residence period of 2, 3 or 5 years here before you can apply for settlement.
During the continuous residence period, you friend cannot be outside the UK for more than 180 days in any 12 calendar months.
The continuous residence period is 2 years if:
The continuous residence period is 3 years if:
The continuous residence period is 5 years if:
The amount he wants to invest will be dependent of the amount of continuous residence required for him to remain in the UK before obtaining settlement.
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