You can apply for spouse visa UK under the 10 years route if you do not meet all the requirements of the Immigration Rules for spouse visa under the 5 years route. Generally, the applicants who cannot meet the immigration status requirement, English language requirement or financial requirement make application for spouse visa under the 10 years route. An application for leave to reamin as a spouse under 10 years route is made online using application form FLR (FP). A person with leave to remain as a spouse under 10 years route can switch into spouse visa 5 years route at any time during the validity of leave to remain under the spouse visa (10 years route).

The Immigration Solicitors at Sunrise Solicitors have vast knowledge and experience of successfully dealing with spouse visa applications under 10 years route. We can provide various services in relation to UK spouse visa under 10 years route. We can provide Super Priority Service for all in-country applications for spouse visa under 10 years route including application for Switching Into Spouse Visa (10 Years Route), Renewal Of Spouse Visa (10 Years Route) and ILR Spouse Visa (10 Years Route). Ask a question to our expert spouse visa solicitors for free immigration advice or book an appointment for detailed immigration advice concerning your application for spouse visa under 10 years route.

Our Service For Spouse Visa (10 Years Route)

Our specialist team of spouse visa solicitors can provide legal advice and representations for following applications under spouse visa (10 years route):

Our Fixed Fees For Family Visas

Fixed Fees For Spouse / Partner / Fiance / Proposed Civil Partner Visa

Unless your matter is very complicated, our fixed fees for various applications under the spouse / partner visa are as given in the fee table below:

Our Service Fixed Fee Range
Entry clearance for Spouse / Partner / Fiancé(e) / Proposed Civil Partner visa UK From £1,000 To £2,000 (VAT not applicable)
Switching into Spouse / Partner Visa from inside the UK From £800 + VAT To £1,500 + VAT
Extension / Renewal of Spouse / Partner Visa  From £800 + VAT To £1,500 + VAT
ILR as a spouse / partner  From £800 + VAT To £1,500 + VAT
Additional fee for each dependant child applying along with the main applicant From £300 + VAT To £500 + VAT
Naturalisation as a British Citizen after the ILR grant From £500 + VAT To £1,000 + VAT

The agreed fixed fee will depend on the complexity of the application and the volume of casework involved in the application. In addition to our fixed fee for legal services in relation to your application, the applicant will also have to pay the Home office UKVI fees for your application.

Fixed Fees For Parent Visa Route

Unless your matter is very complicated, our fixed fees for various applications under the parent of a qualified child visa route are as given in the fee table below:

Our Service Fixed Fee Range
Entry clearance for parent of a child visa UK From £1,000 To £2,000 (VAT not applicable)
Switching into parent of a child visa from inside the UK From £800 + VAT To £1,500 + VAT
Extension / Renewal of parent of a child visa  From £800 + VAT To £1,500 + VAT
ILR as a parent of a child  From £800 + VAT To £1,500 + VAT
Additional fee for each dependant child applying along with the main applicant From £300 + VAT To £500 + VAT
Naturalisation as a British Citizen after the ILR grant From £500 + VAT To £1,000 + VAT

The agreed fixed fee will depend on the complexity of the application and the volume of casework involved in the application. In addition to our fixed fee for legal services in relation to your application, the applicant will also have to pay the Home office UKVI fees for your application.

Fixed Fees For Adult Dependent Relative (ADR) Visa Applications

Unless your matter is very complicated, our fixed fees for various applications under the Adult Dependent Relative (ADR) visa route are as given in the fee table below:

Our Service Fixed Fee Range
Entry clearance for Adult Dependent Relative (ADR) visa UK From £3,000 To £4,000 (VAT not applicable)
Discretionary Leave Application From Inside the UK By Adult Dependent Relative (ADR) From £800 + VAT To £1,500 + VAT
ILR as Adult Dependent Relative (ADR)  From £800 + VAT To £1,500 + VAT
Naturalisation as a British Citizen after the ILR grant From £500 + VAT To £1,000 + VAT

The agreed fixed fee will depend on the complexity of the application and the volume of casework involved in the application. In addition to our fixed fee for legal services in relation to your application, the applicant will also have to pay the Home office UKVI fees for your application.

Fixed Fees For Applications As A Victim of Domestic Violence

Unless your matter is very complicated, our fixed fees for various applications under the victim of domestic violence visa route are as given in the fee table below:

Our Service Fixed Fee Range
Application for Victims of domestic violence (DDV) concession leave From £8,000 To £1,200 (VAT not applicable)
ILR as a Victim of Domestic Violence - SET (DV) Application From £1,500 + VAT To £2,500 + VAT
Administrative Review (AR) of refusal of SET (DV) Application  From £800 + VAT To £1,500 + VAT
Naturalisation as a British Citizen after the ILR grant From £500 + VAT To £1,000 + VAT

The agreed fixed fee will depend on the complexity of the application and the volume of casework involved in the application. In addition to our fixed fee for legal services in relation to your application, the applicant will also have to pay the Home office UKVI fees for your application.

Fixed Fee For ILR As A Bereaved Partner / Spouse

Unless your matter is very complicated, our fixed fees for various applications as a bereaved partner / spouse are as given in the fee table below:

Our Service Fixed Fee Range
ILR as a bereaved partner / spouse From £1,500 + VAT To £2,500 + VAT
Administrative Review (AR) of refusal of Application for ILR as a bereaved partner / spouse  From £800 + VAT To £1,500 + VAT
Naturalisation as a British Citizen after the ILR grant From £500 + VAT To £1,000 + VAT

The agreed fixed fee will depend on the complexity of the application and the volume of casework involved in the application. In addition to our fixed fee for legal services in relation to your application, the applicant will also have to pay the Home office UKVI fees for your application.

Fixed Fees For Applications For Children Of British Citizens / Settled Persons

Unless your matter is very complicated, our fixed fees for various applications by child of a British Citizen / Settled Person are as given in the fee table below:

Our Service Fixed Fee Range
Entry clearance for Indefinite Leave to Enter (ILE) as a Child Under 18 From £1,000 To £2,500 (VAT not applicable)
Entry clearance as a child of a person who is in the UK on partner visa or parent visa From £1,000 + VAT To £2,500 + VAT
Application for Leave to Remain as a child of a person who is in the UK on partner or parent visa  From £800 + VAT To £1,500 + VAT
ILR as a child of a British Citizen / Settled Person - SET (F) Application  From £800 + VAT To £1,500 + VAT
Naturalisation as a British Citizen after the ILR grant From £500 + VAT To £1,000 + VAT

The agreed fixed fee will depend on the complexity of the application and the volume of casework involved in the application. In addition to our fixed fee for legal services in relation to your application, the applicant will also have to pay the Home office UKVI fees for your application.

Fixed Fees For Applications By Adopted Children Of British Citizens / Settled Persons

Unless your matter is very complicated, our fixed fees for various applications as an adopted child of a British Citizen / Settled Person are as given in the fee table below:

Our Service Fixed Fee Range
Entry clearance for Indefinite Leave to Enter (ILE) as an adopted child From £2,000 To £3,000 (VAT not applicable)
Entry clearance for limited leave to enter as an adopted child From £2,000 To £3,000 (VAT not applicable)
Entry clearance for limited leave to enter as a child with a view to be adopted in the UK From £2,000 To £3,000 (VAT not applicable)
Entry clearance for limited leave to enter as a child with a view to be adopted in the UK under the Hague Convention From £2,000 To £3,000 (VAT not applicable)
Application for leave to remain as an adopted child From £1,500 To £2,000 (VAT not applicable)
ILR as an adopted child of a British Citizen / Settled Person From £1500 + VAT To £2,500 + VAT
Extension / Renewal of parent of a child visa  From £800 + VAT To £1,500 + VAT
ILR as a parent of a child  From £800 + VAT To £1,500 + VAT
Additional fee for each dependant child applying along with the main applicant From £300 + VAT To £500 + VAT
Naturalisation as a British Citizen after the ILR grant From £500 + VAT To £1,000 + VAT

The agreed fixed fee will depend on the complexity of the application and the volume of casework involved in the application. In addition to our fixed fee for legal services in relation to your application, the applicant will also have to pay the Home office UKVI fees for your application.

Fixed Fees For Applications By Surrogate Children

Unless your matter is very complicated, our fixed fees for various applications to bring the surrogate child to the UK are as given in the fee table below:

Our Service Fixed Fee Range
Application for British Passport for the Surrogate Child after child's birth abroad From £2,000 To £3,000 (VAT not applicable)
Application for registration of the Surrogate Child as a British Citizen From £2,000 To £3,000 (VAT not applicable)
Entry clearance for Indefinite Leave to Enter (ILE) as the Surrogate Child From £2,000 To £3,000 (VAT not applicable)
Entry clearance for limited leave to enter as the surrogate child From £2,000 + VAT To £3,000 + VAT

The agreed fixed fee will depend on the complexity of the application and the volume of casework involved in the application. In addition to our fixed fee for legal services in relation to your application, the applicant will also have to pay the Home office UKVI fees for your application.

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FAQs - Spouse Visa Extension (10 Years Route)

Do I have to meet the English language and financial requirement for extension of spouse visa under 10 years route?

No, you do not have to meet the English language requirement and financial requirement for extension of spouse visa under 10 years route.

What form should I use to apply for spouse visa under 10 years route?

You should use application form FLR (FP) to apply for renewal of spouse visa under 10 years route.

Can I renew my spouse visa under 10 years route using Super Priority Service?

Yes, you can apply for renewal of your spouse visa under 10 years route through Super Priority Service so that your application is decided by the Home Office UKVI within 24 hours.

Will I get in-country right of appeal against the refusal of my application for extension of spouse of under 10 years route?

You will get in-country right of appeal against the refusal of your spouse visa renewal under 10 years route unless the Home Office UKVI certifies your human rights claim to be manifestly unfounded.

How long the Home Office UKVI will take to process my application for spouse visa renewal under 10 years route through standard service?

An application for spouse visa renewal under 10 years route made through standard service is normally decided by the Home Office UKVI within 3 to 6 months.

What is the difference between spouse visa 5 years route and spouse visa 10 years route?

There are many differences in spouse visa 10 years route and sposue visa 5 years route. The main differences include the following:

Qualifying period for ILR

Under spouse visa 10 years route, applicant can apply for ILR upon completion of 10 years with leave to remain as a spouse. Under spouse visa 5 years route, applicant can apply for ILR after 5 years with leave to remain as a spouse.

Application Form

An application for leave to remain under spouse visa 10 years route is made using application form FLR (FP). An application for leave to remain under spouse visa 5 years route is made using application form FLR (M).

English language requiremet

An application for leave to remain under 10 years route does not require the applicant to meet the Englis language requirement. However, an application for leave to remain under 5 years route requires the applicant to meet the English language requirement.

Financial requirement

An application for leave to remain under 10 years route does not require the applicant to meet the financial requirement. However, an application for leave to remain under 5 years route requires the applicant to meet the financial requirement.

EX1 to Appendix FM

An applicant applying for leave to remain as a spouse under 10 years is required to meet the requirements of EX1 to Appendix FM of the Immigration Rules; but an applicant applying for leave to remain as a spouse under 5 years route is not required to meet the requirements of EX1 to Appendix FM of the Immigration Rules.

FAQs - Switching Into Spouse Visa (10 Years Route)

Do I have to meet the English language and financial requirement for switching into spouse visa under 10 years route?

No, you do not have to meet the English language requirement and financial requirement for switching into spouse visa under 10 years route.

Will I get in-country right of appeal if my FLR (FP) application as a spouse under 10 years route is refused by the Home Office UKVI?

Unless your human rights claim is certified by the Home Office UKVI as manifestly unfounded, you will get an in-country right of appeal against the refusal of your FLR (FP) application as a partner.

A decision of the Home Office UKVI to certify the human rights claim as manifestly unfounded and not give in-country right of appeal can be challenged by way of Pre Action Protocol and Judicial Review.

What is the cost of switching into spouse visa 10 years route?

The Home Office UKVI fees for switching into spouse visa 10 years route are as follows:

  • Application fee: £1033
  • Immigration Health Surcharge (IHS): £1,560
  • Biometrics Enrolment Fee: £19.20
  • Super Priority Service for decision within 24 hours (Optional): £800

In addition to the Home Office UKVI fees for switching into spouse visa under 10 years route, you will also have to pay the solicitors legal costs if you are getting legal help and assistance of a solicitor for switching into spouse visa under 10 years route. Our fixed fees for spouse visa 10 years route are given in the table below:

Our Service Our Fee
One-off immigration consultation/advice for switching into spouse visa 10 years route £80 (inclusive of VAT)
One-Off Spouse Visa Application Checking Service / Documents Assessment £240 (inclusive of VAT)
Full service for switching into spouse visa (10 years route) to  cover all the work until decision by the Home Office UKVI From £800 + VAT To £2,000 + VAT

The agreed fixed fee will depend on the complexity of the application and the volume of casework involved in the application.

Can I switch from spouse visa 10 years route to spouse visa 5 years route?

Any time during the validity of leave to remain as spouse under 10 years route, the applicant can switch into spouse visa under the 5 years route so that he can qualify for Indefinite Leave to Remain (ILR) after spending 5 years on spouse visa rather than 10 years under the spouse visa. It is always better to make such application for switching from 10 years route to 5 years route as early as possible so that the qualifying time for ILR under the 5 years route can start as soon as you have switched into 5 years route. We can provide Super Priority Service for switching from 10 years route to 5 years route.

For How Loong Will I Be Granted Leave To Remain Under Spouse Visa 10 Years Route?

If your application for switching into spouse visa under the 10 years route is successful, you will be granted leave to remain in the UK for 30 months. You will need to complete 10 years in the UK with leave to remain as a spouse under 10 years route before you can apply for ILR as a spouse under 10 years route.

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