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What Documents Do You Need to Apply for a Spouse Visa?

Spouse Visa is a category under Settlement Visa. People who are either holding Indefinite Leave to Remain or a British citizen – present and settled – in the UK can bring his/her spouse to the UK. !--more--

Sponsoring partner

To complete the immigration process settled partner in the UK need to sponsor their partner’s application so that he/she can join them in the UK. To be a sponsor you need to meet one of the following:
  • You must be a British Citizen or
  • You must have settled statu

By - 3 years ago

What is an Unmarried Partner Visa?

This visa is for people who are not married or do not want to get married but stay in a genuine and subsisting long term relationship. !--more-- As an Un-married Partner, you can either be dependent if your sponsor has a temporary visa i.e. limited leave to remain for example as a Tier 2 visa holder or Tier 1 Visa holder. OR You can be an unmarried partner of a person who is British or holds Indefinite Leave to Remain in the UK. The applicant can apply for entry clearance to come to the...

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UK Tier 1 (Exceptional Talent) Visa for Architects

In order to be recognised as an exceptional talent, you need to obtain endorsement from a relevant UK body who recognize you as a leader (exceptional talent) or as an emerging leader (exceptional promise). You can be endorsed in one of the many fields like science, architecture, engineering, humanities, medicine, arts, fashion etc. !--more--

Exceptional talent in architecture

Architecture has been added only recently in the list of creative professionals who are eligible for UK Tier 1 Excep...

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UK Settlement Visa

All the family categories leading to the settlement are classed as UK Settlement Visas by the UKV&I. !--more-- The family categories are - Spouse or marriage visa - This is generally for people who are married to a person who has indefinite leave to remain in the UK or is a British citizen and intends to come and live in the UK with their married spouse. The applications are under Appendix FM of the Immigration Rules. The applicants need to meet requirements to prove that they -

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Eligibility to Work in the UK Checklist

If you are applying for a job in the UK, you will need to provide evidence to prove that you have the right to live and work in the UK. Having the right documentation is a crucial part of the application process, therefore, if you do not possess the right evidence then it is likely that your application will be refused by the employer. !--more-- When applying for a job, your prospective employer will ask for copies of your right to work documents which will then be dealt with in a secure a...

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Continuous Lawful Residence – 10 Years Indefinite Leave to Remain

The continuous lawful residence is the most important thing for an immigrant. Generally, the continuous lawfully residence is seen as a part for Indefinite Leave to Remain application on the basis of continuous 10 years residence in the UK. !--more--

Calculation of continuous lawful residence

So, the major requirement under the 10 years Indefinite Leave to Remain application is that the person should have a continuous lawful residence. Continuous means without any break. Lawful means...

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British Naturalisation Timeline

Naturalisation is the process an individual takes to become a citizen of another country. In the UK, applying for naturalisation allows you to live and work in the UK free from immigration controls - it also entitles you to vote in elections. If you have British descent, it’s possible you could register for British Naturalisation but most will have to apply to be considered.  !--more--

What Is “British Naturalisation”?

British naturalisation means non-British citizens applying to become Bri...

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Naturalisation - The Good Character Requirement

If one wants to apply to become a British Citizen then he/she is required to meet the good character requirement. Majority of the people who are above 10 years of age and who apply for British Citizenship need to meet this criterion of good character. Home Office in the UK assesses whether an individual applying for British Citizenship is to be considered of good character or not. In order to assess good character, various considerations are carried out by Home Office which includes criminal off...

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What to Do if Your UK Visitor Visa is Refused

You may apply for a UK Visitor Visa for meeting your family, holiday trip, and medical treatment, short-term course, marrying or entering a civil partnership, participating in any sports, musical or other events and so on. When you apply for the visa, you must be careful in providing all the required documents in properly required formats. You must not leave any chance so that your visa application gets refused. This is because if your visa application is refused then all the time and money y...

By - 4 years ago

Family Life as a Parent Requirements

A non-British parent can exercise their right of access to their child/children who are resident in UK. There is this provision offered to such parent by UK immigration rules. A single non-British parent can apply for leave to enter or remain in UK on the basis of their family life with a British or settled child who is living in the UK. This application can only be made by all single parents. Those who are still in a relationship with the other parent cannot apply as parent but they can apply a...

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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.