Immigrating and Invest in the Isle of Man

On the Isle of Man you'll find a world class business centre that is home to leading, international businesses, spanning financial services, manufacturing and tech.

With a strong financial ecosystem of professional services, tech infrastructure, trade bodies and supportive government, the Island can be a leading jurisdiction of choice for businesses.

With the standard rate of corporate income tax at 0%, the rate of tax on income from land and property at 20% and with the benefits of the Key Employee Concession, the Isle of Man could be an ideal place for you and your business to call home.

Whether you're a start-up business or a small to medium enterprise, here at Locate Isle of Man we understand the relocation process can seem daunting, but the Locate will guide you on your journey, from finding the perfect location for your business to helping you understand how we can fund and support your venture.

There are currently four routes available to Non EEA nationals who wish to come and invest in the Isle of Man:

Tier 1 (Investor) Migrants

The Tier 1 (Investor) route is for high net worth individuals making a substantial financial investment to the Isle of Man. You'll find there are a few key requirements to ensure you are eligible for this visa; you can see the full list here.

To apply for the Tier 1 (Investor) Migrants, you'll have to first apply online for entry clearance at UK Visas and Immigration to then switch into this category.

Discover more information on the Tier 1 (Investor) Migrants visa here.

Tier 1 (Entrepreneur) Migrants

The Tier 1 (Entrepreneur) category of the Points Based System is for individuals investing in the Isle of Man by setting up or taking over, and being actively involved in the running of one or more businesses in the Isle of Man.

With this visa you can stay on the Island for a maximum of 3 years and 4 months, which can then be extended further if you decide the Isle of Man is the jurisdiction for you. You can also bring over other family members with you on this visa, which ensures peace of mind when it comes growing your family on the Island.

Discover more information on the Tier 1 (Entrepreneur) Migrants visa here.

Tier 1 (Graduate Entrepreneur) Migrants

The Tier 1 (Graduate Entrepreneur) visa route is for MBA and other Isle of Man 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 Isle of Man after graduation to establish one or more businesses in the Isle of Man.

To apply for the Tier 1 (Graduate Entrepreneur) Migrants, you'll have to first apply online for entry clearance at UK Visas and Immigration to then switch into this category.

Discover more information on the Tier 1 (Graduate Entrepreneur) Migrants visa here.

Tier 1 (Exceptional Talent) Migrants

This route is for exceptionally talented individuals in specific fields, who wish to work in the Isle of Man. These individuals are those who are already internationally recognised at the highest level as world leaders in their particular field, or who have already demonstrated exceptional promise and are likely to become world leaders in their particular area.

Discover more information on the Tier 1 (Exceptional Talent) Migrants visa here.

Contact the Locate team

With a stable economy and financially rewarding ecosystem, the Isle of Man could be an ideal place for you, your family and your business to call home. If you have any visa enquires, get in touch with one of the Locate team members, who are always happy to assist.

CONTACT US

Live your dream life in the Isle of Man

Get the latest insights and updates to your inbox: