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Kollider has been approved by the Home Office as an endorsing body for the purpose of Startup and Innovator visas.

Endorsement by Kollider for a Startup or Innovator Visa enables the best and brightest tech talent to work in the UK's cutting-edge tech and digital sector.

If you're exceptionally talented or show exceptional promise in digital or tech and you're keen to work in the UK, Kollider could be a great option for you.

The Startup and Innovator visa routes are operated as a closed (selective) application process. Read on to find out more about what type of businesses and startups we’re currently looking for and more information about the visa application process.


Stage 1.
Complete the online Visa Enquiry Form.

Stage 2.
After completing and submitting the online Visa Enquiry Form, the applicant with a valid business plan, is asked to complete a 'Confirmation of Information' form which outlines the innovative, viable, and scalable nature of the business.

Stage 3.
The next stage involves the submission of a 10/15-minute video presentation using the application's pitch deck to introduce the business further to Kollider.

Stage 4.
After the Video Presentation has been reviewed by the board of panel, the Initial Acceptance Letter / Rejection Letter is sent to the applicant.

Stage 5.
Diligence Checks are prepared by a third-party immigration lawyer on behalf of the application.

Stage 6.
Information about Kollider’s Membership Packages are shared with the application.

Stage 7.
Endorsement letter is issued with the successful applicant.

Stage 8.
A copy of the endorsement letter is submitted to the Home Office.

Stage 9.
The applicant applies for the visa & communicates the outcome of application to Kollider.

Stage 10.
The successful applicant arranges the flights & shares flight details with Kollider.

Stage 11.
A copy of ‘Success Letter’ is shared by the application with Kollider. And the new member signs the Membership Agreement. Having an active membership is a visa requirement set out by the Home Office.

Stage 12.
Ongoing Mentoring & Reporting

Please note due to the volume of enquiries, we are only able to contact applications that have successfully passed Stages 1 and 2. If you do not hear from us within 28 days, your application has been unsuccessful.

Successful applicants are provided further details about each stage of the visa endorsement in the beginning of the application process.

Important: Before applying for a visa endorsement, please ensure you meet the eligibility criterias for the visa endorsement outlined by the Home Office. For information about the eligibility criterias, please visit the links below.




01. Details of your Business
02. Founders & Team
03. Idea & Traction
04. Review

Visa Enquiry Form

Please complete all fields on the form to enquire.

Are you applying for a startup or innovator visa
Are you aware of the eligibility criteria for this visa *

Business Name *

Business Website *

In which country is your business currently operating? *

Please describe your business *
140 charaters max

In which sector would you categorise your business? *

To be considered for the endorsement process, please also email a Pitch Deck and Business Plan to 

To be considered for the visa endorsement as part of stage 1 of the application process, we require all our applicants to submit a pitch deck and business plan.

Visa Enquiry Form

Please complete all fields on the form to enquire.

How many people in your business are applying for the visa endorsement *

Please provide the below information on each visa endorsement applicant.

Business Name *

Business Website *

In what country is your business operating? *

Please describe your business (140 characters max) *

Please describe the sector your business best fits into *

Visa Enquiry Form

Please complete all fields on the form to enquire.

Why did you/your team choose this particular idea to work on and how do you know people need what you're making/offering? *

Is your idea a derivative of something that already exists? Or, is it a radical/disruptive idea? *

Please give details of any known competitors & any steps you have taken to validate the market.

Which best describes your progress?

Visa Enquiry Form

Please complete all fields on the form to enquire.

Is there anything else we should know about your business?

Terms of Service *


Eligibility Criteria *



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