Intime Immigration Solicitors are professional experts in handling various types of UK Visa and Settlement Applications.
In case you and your partner are willing to settle in the UK together, you can apply for a Fiance visa. A fiancé visa must be made from outside the UK by an applicant and the visa would permit the applicant to enter the UK to get married within 6 months of the arrival. After the wedding has taken place, the applicant is eligible to switch to a Spouse visa for 2.5 years.
Our highly expert Immigration solicitors offer a no-obligation visa assessment. This process is extremely complicated, so it is highly recommended that you contact Intime Immigration lawyers for free immigration advice.
After your fiancÃ©e visa expires, if you intend to stay in the UK then you must apply for another immigration permission. The easiest way is to switch from the Fiance visa to the Spouse visa in the UK. This visa will grant another 30 months of stay in the UK. As a Spouse visa holder, you will get the opportunity to look for job opportunities in the UK without getting restricted.
Our certified immigration experts can help you with UK Fiance visa requirements. Call us for a no-obligation assessment.
There are certain criteria to become eligible to apply for a UK Fiance visa. Let’s check out the eligibility criteria-
There are a few documents required while applying for a Fiancé Visa in the UK. You will be asked to provide the necessary information about yourself and your UK visa partner along with the dependents who are going to join you in the UK.
Let’s discover the necessary paperwork
To apply for a UK Fiance visa, you need to provide evidence of your financial capabilities. You need to demonstrate to the Home office that you have sufficient money to support yourselves as well as the dependents while you are in the UK.
You and your partner should have a combined annual income of at least £18,600. In case you have children to live with you, the sum will increase by £3,800 for your first child and £2,400 for every child after the first one.
There are various mediums by which you can show/support your income:
In case you are a Fiance visa applicant from a non-English-speaking country, you will be asked to fulfil an English language requirement.
You are subject to prove your ability to read, write, listen and speak English at least to the level of A1 as set by the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages. You will need to take up a SELT test at the level of at least A1.
You will need to include the pass certificate in your portfolio of evidence to submit to the Home Office.
However, below are the conditions under which you will be exempt from the English language requirement:
We first understand all your current situation and Fiance visa-related needs before we start working for you.
Understanding your Fiance visa goals, we will pair you up with the perfect immigration lawyer.
Every visa has a certain requirement. For a UK Fiance visa, we will help you fulfill those certain requirements.
Whether it is about applying for a new fiance visa or any kind of fiance visa help, we will make the journey smooth.
If you seek legal representation for a British Fiance visa, we have a team of the best immigration solicitors and lawyers to help.
Applying for a British Fiance visa can be a stressful affair. While there is a lot of ‘free’ information already available online, it can be difficult to find trustworthy guidance for up-to-date and relevant information that can benefit your/your loved ones’ personal situation.
If you enter something incorrectly on the application form or neglect to submit any important document, your application may be denied. As a result, it is essential that you get guidance from a trustworthy legal practitioner if you have any concerns about your case, from meeting the requirements to the huge number of supporting papers you will need to submit.
If you want to mitigate the risk of committing any mistakes by hiring the best immigration lawyer or solicitor when applying for an immigration fiance visa. They can also help you with visa appeals.
Get Professional Guidance During the Fiancé Visa Appeal Procedure
Our immigration experts will guide you through the below file a Fiancé Visa appeal:
Duration of fiancé visa
You will get 6 months entry clearance visa and during this time you are required to get married to your settled partner.
After marriage, you will be allowed to switch your visa as a spouse of a settled person, and subsequently will get 2.5 years leave to remain as a spouse of a British national.
You can also bring your dependent child if you can prove that it will cause serious problems if they are not allowed to enter the UK.
English Test for UK Fiancé visa
You will have to prove that you can speak and understand the English language. Therefore, for the purpose of fiancé visa the applicant must pass CEFR Level A1.
Relationship requirement for fiancé visa in the UK
You must provide sufficient evidence to prove that you are in a genuine relationship with your UK-based partner. You can provide reference letters from family and friends, along with the detailed information of how long you have been together and when and how you met and how often you see each other.
Switch to Spouse Visa
You will be allowed to switch your fiancé visa to the spouse route; however, you will need to go through the standard spouse visa application process.
No, you are not allowed to work during your fiancé visa period, however, once you successfully switch to the spouse visa route then you will be able to work in the UK.
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