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Spouse & Family Visas
- UK Immigration
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Family and Spouse Visa Solicitors in Manchester
MSD Solicitors are experts in immigration law and visa applications. Our team of experienced immigration solicitors can help you find out which type of visa you need to apply for and help you submit your application.
We strive to ensure that we understand the unique details of your circumstance and make sure that your case is handled with care. We will guide you through the immigration process with due diligence and reassurance that you have the right team of legal experts by your side.
With immigration and UK visa solicitors based in Manchester, Birmingham and London, we keep in close contact with our clients throughout the process. Our extensive experience in divorce will provide the confidence you need to make well-informed decisions.
Spouse Family Visa
(also known as Spouse Entry Clearance)
If you would like your partner to join you in the UK, you will need to apply for a Spouse Family Visa. To take this route, you must be a British citizen or have settled status in the UK. You must be able to prove that you meet one or any of the following criteria:
you're in a marriage or civil partnership that is recognised in the UK
you’ve been living together in a relationship for at least 2 years when you apply
you are a fiancé or proposed civil partner and will marry or enter into a civil partnership in the UK within 6 months of arriving
Who is eligible for a Spouse Family Visa?
To apply for a Family Visa as a spouse, you must meet the following requirements.
You and your partner are both over the age of 18 at the time of submitting the application;
You are not in a forbidden relationship with your partner (i.e. too closely related);
You have met your partner in person;
You are in a genuine and subsisting marriage;
You were free to marry (i.e. any previous marriages have been legally ended);
You intend to live together with your partner permanently;
The sponsoring partner must earn more than £18,600 per year or have enough savings to be able to sponsor you (the income threshold is higher if they are also sponsoring dependant children);
Proof that you have sufficient knowledge of the English Language.
I need legal advice to apply for a UK Spouse Visa
MSD Solicitors are experts in immigration law and visa applications. Our team of experienced immigration solicitors can help you find out which type of visa you need to apply for and help you submit your application. We also correspond with the relevant legal bodies and provide clarity on government guidance, processes, and eligibility criteria. Our dedicated team can help you speed up your Spouse Visa application by ensuring that all required documents and supporting evidence are correctly organised. Get in touch today for a free consultation to discuss your unique requirements.
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