Knowing the Application Details of a UK Spouse Visa

April 16, 2022 By admin 0

This UK visas category allows married partners (the applicant (s) to join their Spouse (Sponsor) husband or wife to the UK. The applicant’s family members can also apply at the same time. Their Sponsor must be a British citizen or a person present and settled in the UK, with indefinite leave to remain or with Settled status in the UK. It is also possible for applicant’s to join their husband or wife who has limited leave to remain in the UK under Appendix EU. who wish to join their husband or wife in the UK. The immigration rules under Appendix FM require specific requirements to be met in order for a achieve successful outcome for your spouse family visa.

What are the requirements?

You must meet the following requirements to obtain a spouse visa

  • The applicant must have a valid application for entry clearance and must not fall for refusal under any suitability grounds
  • The applicant be overseas and attend a appointment to submit their passport and provide their biometric
  • Your partner is British, holds indefinite leave to remain or limited leave to remain in the UK
  • You are both over the age of 18;
  • You have met in person and are legally married;
  • Your relationship is genuine and you intend to live together permanently;
  • Any previous relationships have broken down permanently and you are not in a relationship with anyone else
  • You will be adequately maintained in the UK without recourse to public funds;
  • There is adequate accommodation for you and any dependents;
  • You speak and understand English to the required level from approved English language test provider.
  • Have a valid TB Certificate and
  • You can meet the minimum income threshold financial requirement of £18,600 to demonstrate you will not have recourse to public funds. The minimum financial requirement is higher if they are also sponsoring dependent children to come to the UK

Paying the Immigration Surcharge – UK NHS charge

The applicant needs to pay the surcharge and it is not included in the visa application fee. It is the separate surcharge that you have to pay and in whole, it is known as Immigration Health Surcharge. The kind of IHS will cover the initial length or the period of the VISA and the tenure is 2.5 years to start with during the initial period of your stay at the place. You need at least a three months visa to enter the destination and you will have the same stamped on the passport to have an allowance for a stay at the place.

Rest of the Details

During the tenure, you should collect your biometric residence card from the local post office and this will confirm your UK Immigration status in the UK as a spouse. There is also a separate application fee for the dependant to apply for a separate application that has to be completed for all family members.

To discuss your spouse visa with one of our Immigration Solicitors, contact our UK lawyers on 02037324736 or complete our enquiry form.