Shall I have a startup to be Tier 1 Exceptional Talent?

I suggest after browsing profiles of actual holders of the Tier 1 Exceptional Talent Visa or Tier 1 Exceptional Promise Visa, there is a danger to think that startups are a natural attribute of these people.

However, there is true and false in these thoughts. Simultaneously.
Yes, I agree that over 80% of all people within mentioned community have already founded (or co-founded) their own startups. BUT!

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5 must do’s in your personal statement

You have decided that it worth trying and are now preparing your application for Tier 1 Exceptional Talent Visa to the Tech City UK to get endorsement in digital technology.
There are Guidelines, regularly updated by this body so you need strictly follow them.
However, there are still a lot of assumptions and unique questions regarding all of the parts of the application. Even with so detailed guidelines.
Hence, today I decided again to write my five extra thoughts on personal statement. By the way, I have wrote about the personal statement in details before. I even made a brief instruction how to write the personal statement for Tier 1 (Exceptional Talent) Visa. However, there are still plenty of topics to cover.

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Past applicants about Tier 1 Exceptional Talent Visa

I have dived into tech work. Hence, I completely left my memoirs on Tier 1 Exceptional Talent Visa. However, sometimes I feel that my mission is not complete. Particularly, when I get some new information about application process and advice on this unique visa type. At this moment, I try to spread this information through my website.

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Personal Statement for Tier 1 Exceptional Talent UK Visa in details

Every time I receive a question from a future Tier 1 Exceptional Talent Visa Applicant I start to remember my feelings at some point of life when I was standing in him or her shoes. I deeply understand what they are thinking and try to help as effective as possible. I have already done some writing about Tier 1 Exceptional Talent Visa Personal Statement. So today I will write a little bit more about a structure of the personal mission statement and some other related topics.

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May non-UK person recommend me?

Recently, I have got a question about non-UK referees and decide to write a little bit more about this issue. Recommendation Tier 1 Exceptional Talent Visa application is always a difficult subject to think about.

Sure, you must follow the Tech City UK Guidelines for Tier 1 Exceptional Talent (Promise) Visa Applicants and I will repeat this every time since I am doing this writing every my post. But also, I think you need to try your luck and look out of the box.

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Supporting documents for visa application

Ten supporting documents – what does this mean? Let’s consider almost a real situation.

For example, I have my Work Agreement in 15 pages, also my article published in the international journal in 3 pages, my diplomas and certificates are in 5 pages plus 5 pages of the translation into English. And also I have 5 pages of screeenshots from my applications. At least, these 4 supporting documents have 33 pages. Is it OK to add to my application?

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Tricky moment – UK healthcare surcharge in the Visa Stage

National Health Service (NHS) is the name of the public health services in the United Kingdom. All applicants for Tier 1 Exceptional Talent Visa are required to pay for their future health services at Foggy Albion. This payment is called Immigration Health Surcharge (IHS). At the first glance, it seems that this step of the application is very easy to do. But in reality is not completely easy. This is my explanation why.

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