Those married to a British citizen or a person who has settlement status in the UK can apply for a Spouse Visa.
If you are married to a British citizen and living outside the UK. Then you will need to apply for Entry Clearance. On the success of that application, a two and a half year visa will be granted. You should then apply for the further leave to remain extension nearer the time of your Visa’s expiry.
If the extension is granted. There is a clear chance of being eligible to apply for Indefinite Leave to Remain. Therefore, achieve Naturalisation as a British Citizen. As simple as it may sound, this process is complex. However, we will make it simple for you.
We highly recommended sourcing professional assistance. So to avoid any complications which may end up in refusals and no rights to appeal.
Your case may be complicated. Therefore, it could be difficult to successfully contact the Home Office. However, our lawyers deal with the Home Office daily. We can help you through any complications.
Spouse Visa Criteria
Applicants must meet the criteria provided by Home Office. You must:
- have met each other, legally married and plan to live together in the UK;
- be over the age of 18. Your spouse should be too;
- have a spouse settled and living in the UK;
- have a spouse with enough funds and adequate accommodation to support you without recourse to public funds; and
- be able to communicate in English and meet the English Language requirement.
Once granted a Spouse Visa you can legally work in the UK. Other than meeting the basic criteria. You must provide a wide amount of documentary evidence to support your application. Without supplying the evidence many applications are refused.
Our team of expert lawyers can assist you with Spouse Visa. They can also assist any appeal ensuring it meets the criteria and legal requirements given by the Home Office.