Tag Archives: UK Spouse Visa

Applying for a UK Same-Sex Partner Visa | A Complete Guide

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A Same-Sex Partner Visa allows an individual who is in a genuine and subsisting same-sex relationship, and has cohabited for the last 2 years with a British Citizen, to live, work, and study in the UK. This visa ensures that same-sex couples have equal rights in terms of immigration, providing a viable route to live together in […]

Combining Income for a UK Spouse Visa | Essential Guide

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Introduction To secure a UK partner or family visa, applicants must meet the strict minimum financial requirement as outlined in Appendix FM of the Immigration Rules which mandates applicants earn a minimum annual income of £29,000 (excluding the additional amount required for any child dependants on the spouse visa). In this article, we aim to […]

Self-Employed How to Apply for UK Spouse Visa

Self-Employed

Can you apply for a spouse visa if you or your partner is self-employed? Yes, you can apply for a Spouse Visa if you or your UK-based partner is self-employed as self-employment is recognised as a valid source of income for a Spouse Visa application. While most of the Spouse Visa requirements remain the same, the application […]

How to Track a UK Spouse Visa Application | A Complete Guide

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Introduction If you’ve applied for a UK spouse visa, waiting for a decision from Home Office, especially if your future plans, like traveling, working; and studying in the UK, are dependant on a positive result and a timely response. In this guide we aim to break down the complete process of tracking your UK spouse […]

Can I Work in the UK on a Spouse Visa | 2024-30

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If you’re considering moving to the UK on a spouse visa, you may wonder about your employment options. Working in the UK while on a spouse visa is indeed possible, but it comes with certain conditions and restrictions. Understanding these factors is crucial for a smooth transition and successful integration into the workforce. Eligibility Criteria […]

IHS Fee for UK Spouse Visa | Dependant Visas Explained 2024

IHS Fee

What is the IHS Fee? The Immigration Health Surcharge (IHS) Fee is a mandatory payment required by individuals applying for a UK visa, including the Spouse Visa. It grants access to healthcare services provided by the NHS during the visa holder’s stay in the UK. What is a UK Dependant Visa? A UK dependant visa […]

How Long is a Spouse Visa Valid for UK 2024

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The validity of a UK Spouse Visa is a crucial factor for couples planning their life together in Britain. Generally, this visa is offered for 2.5 years if applied for from within the UK. You will get three additional months and 2.5 years if applied from outside the UK. During the valid period, the visa holder […]

UK Spouse Visa Extension After 2.5 Years in 2024

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If you have lived in the UK on a spouse visa for a certain period of time (usually 2.5 years) and your visa is coming to an end, you can apply to extend it for another 2.5 years. The spouse visa extension must be applied for before the current visa expires. A spouse visa extension […]

How To Include a Child Dependant on a UK Spouse Visa

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When applying for a UK Spouse Visa, applicants should understand the intricacies involved in including children on the visa as a dependant. In this article, we aim to break down some of the complexities for individuals applying for a Spouse Visa who also have children to consider. The process can be quite complex, and knowing the […]

What Happens to a Spouse Visas a Divorce or Separation?

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What Is a UK Spouse Visa? Spouse visas allow non-UK nationals to live, work, and study in the UK on the basis of their marriage to a British citizen or someone with settled status. However, the characteristics of this visa can change drastically if a separation or divorce between the UK national and non-resident takes […]