A UK family visa is a route to join your spouse, partner, parent, or child in the UK based on family life and Appendix FM is a comprehensive document that sets out the rules and requirements for overseas nationals applying to enter or remain in the UK on the basis of family life. Appendix FM sets out the legal requirements that applicants must meet to be eligible and granted permission to enter or remain under this route.
Relative in the UK that the applicant wants to join must be:
Appendix FM also guides the Home Office to ensure a balance between the right to respect for private and family life under Article 8 of the European Convention on Human Rights (ECHR).
The requirements to apply for family life as a parent of a child is provide under Appendix FM of the Immigration Rules under Paragraphs E-ECPT in case of entry clearance application and E- LTRPT:
You need to apply online. You will have to pay a Home Office fee as well as an Immigration Health Surcharge for the use of the National Health Service at the time of application.
If your application is successful, you will be granted leave to remain for two and a half years.
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