You can apply for spouse / partner visa UK if you are a spouse or partner a British Citizen / settled person  and wish to stay in the UK with your UK spouse or partner. Spouse / partner visa for UK is also known as settlement visa for UK. An application for spouse/partner visa for UK is made under Appendix FM of the Immigration Rules. The requirements for spouse visa UK are set out in Appendix FM and Appendix FM SE of the Immigration Rules. As specialist spouse visa solicitors, we can provide expert immigration advice and representations for all stages of spouse visa and partner visa applications including applications for spouse / partner visa entry clearnce, switching into spouse / partner visa, extension/renewal of spouse or partner visa, indefinite leave to remain (ILR) as a spouse and naturalisation as a spouse of a British Citizen.

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Spouse / Partner Visa Applications

As specialist immigration solicitors, we can provide fast, friendly, reliable and fixed fee legal services for following applications as spouse / partner of a British citizen or settled person:

Entry Clearance For Spouse / Partner Visa

You can apply for spouse / partner visa entry clearance online if you are a spouse or partner of a British Citizen / settled person and you are resident outside the UK. Our specialist team of spouse / partner visa solicitors can provide complete legal help and support with preparing and submitting your application for spouse / partner visa entry clearance.

We can prepare and submit your spouse / partner visa entry clearance application under priority service whereby decision on your UK visa application will be made faster under the priority service.

As specialist spouse / partner visa solicitors, we provide expert legal help and assistance with following applications for entry clearance as a spouse or partner of a British Citizen / settled person: 

Switching Into Spouse / Partner Visa From Inside The UK

You can switch into spouse / partner visa from inside the UK if you are a spouse / partner of a British Citizen or settled person and meet the relevant eligibility requirements for switching into spouse / partner visa. Our specialist immigration lawyers for can provide complete legal help and support with preparing and submitting your application for switching into spouse / partner visa from inside the UK.

We can prepare and submit your application under Super Priority Service and get decision on your application within 24 hours.

As specialist spouse / partner visa solicitors, we can provide expert immigration advice and legal representations for following applications for switching into spouse / partner visa from inside the UK: 

Extension Of Spouse / Partner Visa UK

You can apply for extension / renewal of your spouse visa from inside the UK 28 days before the expiry of your 2.5 years spouse / partner visa. Our family visa solicitors can provide complete legal help and support with preparing and submitting your application for renewal of partner visa.

We can prepare and submit your application for renewal of spouse / partner visa under Super Priority Service and get your application decided within 24 hours.

We can provide legal help and representations for following applications for renewal of spouse / partner visa from inside the UK:

ILR As A Spouse / Partner Of A British Citizen Or A Settled Person

A spouse of a British Citizen or a settled person who has completed either 5 years under the 5 years partner route or 10 years under the 10 years route can apply for Indefinite Leave to Remain (ILR) as a spouse / partner. Our specialist team of ILR solicitors can provide expert legal advice and representations for preparing and submitting your application for ILR as a spouse / partner.

We can prepare and submit your application for ILR as a spouse / partner under Super Priority Service and get your application decided within 24 hours.

Our expert team of immigration solicitors can provide expert legal help and assistance for following applications for ILR as a spouse / partner of a British citizen or a settled person:

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Our Fees For Same Sex Partner Visa Applications (5 Years Route)

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FAQs - Spouse Visa Entry Clearance UK

What are the useful online sources for information about spouse visa entry clearance for UK?

 You can rely on following useful online sources to find an answer to your question about UK spouse visa entry clearance application:

How To Apply For Switching Into Spouse Visa Online

The Home Office UKVI website gives you access to the online application form to apply for switching into spouse visa online from inside the UK.

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Appendix FM: Immigration Rules

Appendix FM to the UK Immigration Rules sets out the requirements an applicant has to meet for switching into spouse visa from inside the UK.

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Appendix FM SE: Immigration Rules

Appendix FM SE to the Immigration Rules sets out the specified documents to meet the financial requirement for switching into spouse visa from inside the UK.

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Appendix FM Financial Requirement: Home Office Guidance

The Home Office UKVI guidance on meeting the financial requirement is a useful source of information and guidance on how to meet the financial requirement for switching into spouse visa from inside the UK.

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Approved English Language Tests For Switching Into Spouse Visa

The Home Office UKVI page Applying for a UK visa: approved English language tests is a useful source of information about approved English language test centres in the UK and around the world for spouse visa application.

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Partner, Divorce & Dissolution Guidance UKVI

The Home Office UKVI guidance: Partner, Divorce & Dissolution Guidance UKVI is a useful source of information and guidance about the validity of marriage, divorce, civil partnership or dissolution of civil partnership.

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Upper Tribunal decision in CB (Brazil) (validity of marriage: proxy marriage) [2008] UKAIT 00080 on the recognition of proxy marriages in the UK

This case law deals with the validity of proxy marriages and whether or not such marriages are considered as legally recognised in the UK.

What documents do I need to apply for UK spouse visa entry clearance?

The documentary evidence to be submitted in support of the spouse visa entry clearance for UK varies from case to case depending on the personal circumstances of the applicant and the sponsor. Our specialist spouse visa solicitors can provide you a comprehensive list of supporting documents after fully assessing the personal circumstances of the applicant and the UK sponsor.

Can I track my UK spouse visa application online?

It is no longer possible to track the status of your spouse visa application online. To know the current status of your spouse visa application, you must use Home Office UKVI email or phone option, which unfortunately is NOT FREE. You must provide your GWF number when calling or emailing them.

For how long the UK visa is granted if my application for spouse visa entry clearance is successful?

As a result of your spouse visa entry clearance application being successful, you will be issued with vigenette endorsed on your passport valid for 30 days to facilitate your entry in the UK.

Within 10 working days after your entry in the UK during the given 30 days, you should collect your Biometric Resident Permit (BRP) card from the designated pre-selected post office. Your UK visa entry clearance will be valid for 33 months on your Biometric Resident Permit (BRP) card.

How long does a UK spouse visa entry clearance application take?

The processing time of the spouse visa entry clearance application are as follows:

Standard Service

An application under standard service is decided normally within 12 weeks after the enrolment of biometrics at the UK visa application centre.

Priority Service

An application under Priority Service is normally decided within 6 to 8 weeks after the enrolment of biometrics at the UK visa application centre.

Super Priority Service

An applicaton for spouse visa entry clearance under Super Priority Service is normally decided within 24 hours after the enrolment of biometrics at the UK visa application centre. The Super Priority Service is not available from most of the countries at present.

How much do you have to earn to bring your spouse to the UK on spouse visa?

Your sponsor must be earning not less than £18,600 gross per year if you are applying for spouse visa with no dependent children.

Will I get right to appeal against the refusal decision if my spouse visa entry clearance application is refused by the Entry Clearance Officer (ECO)?

If your spouse visa entry clearance application is refused by the Entry Clearance Officer (ECO) of the Home Office UKVI, you will get a right of appeal to challenge the refusal of your spouse visa entry clearance application. You should file appeal against spouse visa entry clearance refusal within 28 days after receiving the refusal decision.

Am I allowed to work in the UK on spouse visa?

Yes, you will have right to work full time whilst living in the UK on spouse visa.

I am an EU national with settled status in the UK. I got married to my husband after 31 December 2020. Can my husband apply for family permit under the EU Settlement Scheme (EUSS)?

Unless you are a national of Republic of Ireland, your husband cannot apply for EEA Family permit under the EU Settlement Scheme (EUSS) because your marriage took place after 31 December 2020. Your husband can apply for spouse visa entry clearance under Appendix FM of the Immigration Rules.

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