West London Immigration Services expert Immigration Advisor & Case worker can assist you providing advice, guidance and support in making a successful application for entry clearance (visa) for family members outside the UK:
If you are married to a British citizen or a person present and settled in the UK, you can apply for entry clearance as a spouse under section Appendix FM of the Immigration Rules. The applicant applying for entry clearance as a spouse of a British citizen or a settled person must meet the following requirements:
- Fit the suitability criteria as set out in the Immigration Rules
- Be in a genuine and subsisting relationship as a spouse of a person present and settled in the UK
- Meet the financial requirement whereby the UK spouse of the applicant must earn at least £18,600 gross per year (from employment, self-employment or other means) or otherwise have savings of £62,500
- Have adequate accommodation enabling both the applicant and the UK spouse to be accommodated in the UK without recourse to public funds
- Demonstrate their ability in English at CEFR level A1 as required by the UK Immigration Rules
A child seeking admission to the UK to join a parent(s) or a relative who is present and settled in the UK or who is on the same occasion being admitted for settlement must hold entry clearance granted for that purpose.
The following requirements must be met:
- the child must be under 18 years of age
- the child is not leading an independent life
- both parents are settled in the UK
- there must be adequate accommodation for the child in the UK
- that the child can be maintained without recourse to public funds
Parents, grandparents and other dependent relatives joining a family member present and settled in the UK or who is on the same occasion being admitted for settlement must hold entry clearance granted for that purpose.