This Visa is like an Innovator visa, but a different category with similar eligibility criteria. This visa is different from the innovator visa to stay category. 2 years is the period to stay in the UK start-up Visa. You must have an idea that is different from others in the market of the UK with leading growth. Your business must be endorsed by the approved authorities.
These authorities may be any legal body in the UK like the Higher education body, supporter body of the entrepreneurs in the UK. Your idea must be recognized as new, unique, have the potential for growth and development. IELTS test, all documents, a business proposal are the prominent and basic documents in the eligibility criteria for a start-up visa. You can come to the UK on this Visa and has the option to switch your visa to another visa type according to your preference.
You can change your start-up visa to an innovator Visa with the consent of your endorsing body. Your stay in the UK on a start-up Visa may be cut short if your endorsing body is inactive, not agreed, and withdrawn its consent in your case. You must reapply for a new start-up visa with a new endorsing body. All the do’s and don’ts are the same as innovator visa but you can do a job except for your own business provide you the option in the UK.