Start-Up Visa

Consilium – Endorsing Body

Consilium is proud to have been appointed by the UK Home Office as an Endorsing Body for the new Tier 1 Innovator Visa and Start Up Visa Programmes. This will enable Consilium to attract innovators and entrepreneurs to Wales, bringing with them great technology-based solutions that have the potential to disrupt the market and scale.

Tier 1 Start Up Visa

As an Endorsing Body, Consilium are happy to receive enquiries for the Start Up Visa. However, we will only consider applicants who have a University reference, and graduated in the last two academic years (2018 onwards). The applicants must also have a business idea which meets the UK Home Office requirements of Innovation, Scalability and Viability.

In order to enquire about the Start Up Visa Endorsement, please email

Your email must cover the following points:

  • Overview of Business Idea (no more than 500 words)
  • Business Sector
  • Contact number and email
  • Full address (including Country of Origin)
  • Name of University attended and year of graduation
  • Investment going into the Business (GBP)

If any of these items are missing, your enquiry will be immediately rejected.

What to Expect from Consilium

  • 1. REVIEW

    Review, Assess and Assist you in your Business Plan

  • 2. MENTOR

    Mentor by holding workshops and providing strategic advice on how best to succeed in the UK Market

  • 3. ENDORSE

    Ensure your business meets the criteria of Innovative, Scalable and Viable set by the UK Home Office