Spouse Visa Requirements (Applicant Guidance)

spouse visa requirements

As a non-UK national spouse or civil partner of a UK citizen or a person with UK settled status, you do not automatically acquire immigration rights or lawful status in the UK. You will instead have to apply to the UK Home Office for permission to come to the UK to live with your spouse. […]

Switching from Tier 4 to Spouse Visa

tier 4 to spouse visa

If you are currently living and studying in the UK under a Tier 4 student visa and are married to or in a civil partnership with a British citizen or UK settled person, you may be looking at the spouse visa as an option to remain in the UK after your studies. Switching from a student […]

Unmarried Partner Visa UK Guide

If you are a long term partner of a British citizen or someone with UK indefinite leave to remain or settled status, you may be eligible to apply to join them in the UK by applying for an unmarried partner visa.     Unmarried partner visa requirements The unmarried partner visa falls within the UK’s […]

Spouse Visa Extension Rules 2021

spouse visa extension

If you are a UK spouse visa holder and your period of leave is due to expire, you will need to apply for a spouse visa extension to remain in the country with your partner. The spouse visa extension application can be just as rigorous and demanding as your initial visa application. You will again […]

Marrying an EU Citizen in the UK (Spouse Status?)

If you are a British national or have UK settled status and are planning to marry an EU citizen in the UK, it will be important to understand the immigration status of your new spouse. The following guide provides an overview of the position for UK and EU nationals getting married in the UK, including […]

Spouse Visa Financial Requirement & Exemptions

If you are applying for a spouse visa to join your partner in the UK, or are switching visa categories to remain here on the basis of your relationship, one of the eligibility criteria you will need to meet is the financial requirement.   What is the financial requirement for a Spouse Visa? The Immigration […]

FLR M Form: Spouse, Partner or Child Extensions

You will need to complete the FLR M form if you want to make an application to extend your stay in the UK on the basis of your family life and relationship to either: A British citizen A person who is present and settled in the UK with indefinite leave to remain, or A person […]

Spouse Visa Application (Need Help?)

spouse visa requirements

The UK spouse visa remains a challenging immigration route into the UK. In an effort to deter sham marriages and prevent non-genuine spouses from being able to come to the UK, the visa and evidentiary requirements for applicants are strict, which can be problematic even for genuine couples. An upsurge in the number of spouse […]

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. […]

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 […]