Family members of a stateless person can apply for UK visa or leave to remain to stay with the stateless person in the UK.

According to paragraph 410 of the Immigration Rules, a family member of a stateless person means their:

  • spouse;
  • civil partner;
  • unmarried or same sex partner with whom they have lived together in a subsisting relationship akin to marriage or a civil partnership for two years or more;
  • child under 18 years of age who:
    • is not leading an independent life;
    • is not married or a civil partner; and
    • has not formed an independent family unit.

Applications By Family Members Of Stateless Persons