The spouse/unmarried partner visa is for those persons outside of the EEA who wish to join their partner permanently in the UK. The visa allows you to live with your British/settled partner on a permanent basis in the UK.
In order to be eligible for a spouse/unmarried partner visa, you must be able to provide evidence to prove the following requirements:
The English language requirements are:
You must able to establish that your partner in the UK is earning a minimum salary of GBP 18,600 per annum. This salary is applicable only if the Applicant is applying on their own. If the Applicant is applying with children, the following will apply:
|Applicant and one child||GBP 22,400 per annum|
|each additional child||GBP 2,400 per year|
The financial requirement can be made up of other incomes apart from employment including, rental income, stocks and shares etc. In addition, if the Applicant’s partner is not earning a minimum of GBP 18,600 or is not employed they can meet the financial requirement through savings. There are formula’s required to work out the amount of savings required, depending on the income amount. Please see the table below setting these out:
|Total Savings Required||Amount which can be used in case of Entry Clearance/Leave to Remain||Income needed from other sources|
|£62,500||(62500 – 16000) ÷ 2.5 = £18,600||None|
|£40,500||(40500 – 16000) ÷ 2.5 = £9,800||£8,800|
|£33,000||(33000 – 16000) ÷ 2.5 = £6,800||£11,800|
|£25,000||(25000 – 16000) ÷ 2.5 = £3,600||£15,000|
|£17,500||(17500 – 16000) ÷ 2.5 = £600||£18,000|
|£16,500||(16500 – 16000) ÷ 2.5 = £200||£18,400|
|Application fee||GBP 1,195 per person|
|IHS fee||GBP 200 per year per person|
You will be provided with a visa valid for 28 days. You must arrive in the UK within this period. You must collect your Biometric Residence Permit within this period when entering the UK, which has the validity of your visa
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