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Point Based Dependent Visa UK

If you have a partner, spouse, or parent in the UK and you want to join him/her, you can apply for a UK Dependent Visa. Your partner, spouse, or parent need not be a British citizen, which is the case in a UK Spouse visa or Civil partner visa. So the main applicant partner/Spouse can be on any Point Based System Visa, such as Skilled Worker/Tier 2 Visa  

Who can apply for a dependent visa UK? 

To be able to apply for a dependent visa, you must be a dependent family member of an individual


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Financial requirement for UK Spouse visa

One of the essential requirements when applying for the UK Spouse Visa is the financial requirement. Whether you apply from outside the UK for leave to enter or from within the UK for leave to remain, you and your partner (sponsor) must meet the financial requirement. Appendix FM of the immigration rules contains minimum financial requirements for both types of applications (leave to enter or leave to remain). 

Financial requirements can be met in different ways, for example, through Income o


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How to meet UK Fiancé Visa requirements

A UK Fiance Visa allows a non-British individual engaged with a partner who is one of the following to join them and live with them in the UK. 

  • A British or Irish Citizen 

  • One with settled status, such as indefinite leave to remain in the UK 

  • Is from the EU, Switzerland, Norway, Iceland, or Liechtenstein and has been granted pre-settled status 

  • One with a Turkish Businessperson visa or a Turkish worker visa 

  • One who has refugee status or humanitaria


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How to apply for the multiple entries UK Visitor Visa

UK Visitor visa, now termed as UK standard Visitor Visa, is for foreign nationals coming to the UK for tourism, study, business purposes, participating in an event or sports tournament and other permitted activities. You can be granted a maximum of six months' stay in the UK as a standard UK visitor. In certain circumstances, you can apply for a more extended stay of more than six months. After this period, you must leave the UK.  

UK Standard Visitor visa has replaced the following visitor v


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Extend Your Sole Representative Visa

If you are already in the UK on a sole representative visa and want to continue living in the UK, you can apply to extend the sole representative visa


You need to meet the following requirements to be eligible to apply for extending sole representative visa: 

  • You must be in the UK with a sole representative visa as a representative of an overseas business or an employee of an overseas newspaper, news agency, or broadcasting organization; 

  • You must be workin


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Skilled Worker Visa – How you receive points

Most skilled worker wanting to work in the UK needs to apply for a visa through a point-based system. The new skilled worker visa has replaced the old Tier 2 (General) work permit. The new point-based system applies to EU nationals as well. The current point-based system was launched at the end of 2020.  

How does the new point-based system work? 

A skilled worker must earn at least 70 points to qualify for a skilled worker visa. Job offer, salary, and English language skills all count tow


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very applicant who faces financial hardship in order to pay for the Home Office application fee can apply for ‘fee waiver’.  

Certain conditions need to be met in order to receive a Fee Waiver from the Home Office. Fee waiver is granted to individuals who are making applications based on Human Rights. If granted, the applicant will not need to pay for the application fee and/or the Immigration Health Surcharge

The Home Office has published two separate guidance for fee waiver application


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How to demonstrate that you are a genuine visitor?

When applying for Visitor visa to enter to the UK, the applicant must meet the genuine and credibility requirements. These requirements are under paragraph V4.2 of Appendix V of the Immigration Rules. Failure to meet these requirements, amounts to refusal of the UK Visitor Visa

The applicant must show that he/she has strong ties to their country of residency or nationality.  Additionally, the applicant should not have the intention to overstay or extend their visit in the UK. Only in except


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Appendix Global Business Mobility

Global Business Mobility is an immigration route for workers based outside the UK to work in the UK temporarily as a senior or specialist worker, graduate trainee, UK expansion worker, service supplier, or secondment worker. This route has replaced the Intra-Company Transfer visa, Temporary Worker under International Agreements visa, and Representative of an Overseas Business visa. Global Business Mobility Route opened on 11 April 2022. Any overseas business looking to temporarily send their tea


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Children and sole responsibility

If you are a parent already in the UK or applying to enter the UK, you can apply for your child to either accompany you or join you in the UK. A child for the purpose of UK Immigration Law is considered to be under the 18 years of age.  

Where both the parents are in the UK or are coming to the UK at the same time with the child the sole responsibility is not need to be established.  

Sole Responsibility only comes in play when you are a single parent and the other parent is not coming to


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Visa and Migration is a private OISC regulated company (F201500999) and is not an official Government body. If you would like to prepare and submit your UK immigration application yourself you can do so by visiting the UKVI website.