Partner Visa UK (Eligibility Requirements!)

If you are looking to apply for a partner visa to join your loved one in the UK, read on for a summary of the eligibility requirements you will need to meet and an overview of the process for making an application. The UK immigration rules don’t make it easy for families to stay together. […]

Unmarried Partner Visa UK: Applicant Guidance

Unmarried partners from outside the European Economic Area (EEA) or Switzerland have to apply for a UK visa to join their partners in the UK. What is the unmarried partner visa, who is eligible and how do you apply? What is the Unmarried Partner Visa? The Unmarried Partner Visa UK comes within the Family Visa category, […]

Spouse Visa Extension (Stay in the UK)

spouse visa extension

If you are a UK visa holder living with your spouse or partner and you are looking to extend your stay in the UK, you will need to make an application for a spouse visa extension. You will be eligible if you are the spouse, civil partner, unmarried or same-sex partner of either: a British […]

Marriage Visitor Visa (Eligibility & Applications)

A Marriage Visitor Visa is needed if you are a foreign national from outside the European Economic Area (EEA) or Switzerland wanting to travel to the UK to get married or register a civil partnership, or to give notice of your intention to do so, and you intend to leave the UK at the end of […]

Remaining in the UK Following a Relationship Breakdown

The breakdown of a relationship between a couple with international backgrounds can lead to complex immigration issues, especially when one partner relies on the other’s immigration status to remain in the UK. Civil partnership dissolution, divorce or separation can leave non-European Economic Area (EEA) nationals in a vulnerable position and it’s not always clear what their rights […]

UK Visa after Divorce

In January we posted an article (please see below) about how to secure a UK visa after divorce. The article is about divorcing from an EEA national and how to obtain a Right of Residence in the UK. But what if you are divorcing from a British citizen? If you are married to a British […]

Marriage Visa Help (Home Office Crackdown Ahead)

On the 2nd March 2015 the Marriages and Civil Partnerships Regulations 2015 and associated Orders will be implemented. The Regulation will strengthen the Home offices position as they attempt to expose sham marriages and civil partnerships in the UK. Tougher checks on proposed marriages, or civil partnerships, will be reviewed by the Home Office if […]

Securing a UK Visa after divorce

We have had a number of inquiries relating to securing a UK Visa after divorce from non-EEA nationals currently residing in the UK on the basis of their relationship to an EEA national, who were worried whether or not they would be allowed to continue living in the UK if their relationship broke down. There […]