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Spouse Visa Application

What is a Spouse Visa?

Under the Immigration Rules, a person seeking entry clearance as a spouse must satisfy the requirements of Section EC-P of Appendix FM of the Immigration Rules.

A spouse visa allows a married partner of a UK citizen to join their spouse who is ‘settled in the UK’.

What are the Requirements?

In order to qualify, the mandatory requirements are:

  • both parties must be at least eighteen years old
  • the parties must have met and be legally married
  • the relationship must be ‘genuine and subsisting’ and there must be intent to live permanently in the UK
  • there must be proof of sufficient funds available to support the couple and any dependants, without the need to claim public funds
  • the sponsoring partner must earn at least £18,600 per year or have appropriate savings. The financial requirement is higher if there are dependant children. There are some exemptions from the income and savings rules.
  • suitable accommodation must be available.
  • English language requirements must be satisfied.
  • a valid TB test Certificate must be available

How Can We Help You?

Given the requirements of the strict Immigration Rules and the costly application fees payable, it is essential that a correctly completed application is lodged together with the required evidence in support.

At Kangs Solicitors we have a specialist Immigration Team experienced in Spouse Visa applications and who will be happy to assist with any application.

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