The United Kingdom Home Office follows a Points Based System to determine your eligibility to live and work in the United Kingdom. Different categories of visas require different number of points to be eligible to apply.
High net worth individuals are welcome to make financial investments in the United Kingdom and migrate to United Kingdom. You may be eligible to apply under the Investor Category of the points based system if you have the funds to invest in the United Kingdom:
Entrepreneurs can apply under the Entrepreneur Category of the Points Based System to set up or take over businesses and migrate to the United Kingdom. To be eligible, you have to assume full control and be actively involved in the management of the business.
This route is for MBA and other UK graduates who have been identified by Higher Education Institutions as having developed genuine and credible business ideas and entrepreneurial skills, to extend their stay in the UK after graduation to establish one or more businesses in the UK.
Anyone who wishes to study in the United Kingdom is required to obtain an appropriate student visa depending on their course studies. Tourists are also required to obtain visitor visas for short stays in the country.
If you are a domestic worker or a representative of an overseas organisation, and you are looking to live and work in the United Kingdom, you may be eligible to apply for other respective visa categories.