How long can I live in Scotland?
“Find a way to stay in Scotland full time. Without a full-time visa, you can only stay in Scotland for 6 months. This is probably going to be the most difficult and frustrating part of the move and possibly expensive. Visit this site: https://www.gov.uk/browse/visas-immigration and decide on your visa.
Do you need a visa to visit Scotland?
U.S. citizens do not require a Tourist Visa to enter Scotland. However, a U.S. passport is required: Your U.S. passport must be valid for a minimum of 6 months from the date you plan to depart Scotland.
How do I become a permanent resident of Scotland?
After you’ve been in Scotland for five years on the investor visa, you can apply for indefinite leave to remain to settle permanently in Scotland. If you invest a higher amount of money such as £5,000,000 or £10,000,000, you may be eligible to apply for permanent residency sooner than the standard five-year timeframe.
Can I just move to Scotland?
If you’re an American hoping to move to Scotland, obviously your primary concern is your visa situation. Americans are allowed to stay in the UK for up to six months within a 12 month period, with no visa required.