Apply UK Spouse Visa, Spouse Visa Extension FLR, Visa Renewal, Switch to Spouse Visa

What is a UK spouse visa?

Spouse Visa is a family immigration category which allow British Citizens and Settled Persons to sponsor their partner so that they can join you in UK to start family life. Partners may be in a married relationship or unmarried partner. You can use this service if you want to apply for visa outside UK or extending your visa inside UK (FLR spouse visa) after spending 2.5 years in the UK. Also applicable to the switching applications such as switching from Tier 4 student visa or switching from Tier 2 General to spouse visa. Partner visa has two routes i.e. 5 years partner visa route and 10 years partner route. The length of time five years or 10 years depends whether you meet all the requirements of spouse visa or not. The applications which do not meet all the requirements of 5 years spouse visa route may be given 10 years spouse visa route. In that case, you will be able to apply for Indefinite Leave to Remain after 10 years in the UK.

Our success rate

For Full Application Preparation service for partner visa extension (extending stay in UK on the basis of marriage or civil partnership), we have 100% success rate for last 15 years. Since 2006, the Home Office never turned down any of our spouse visa extension applications. Read all recent decisions for our success stories.

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Our services, Fee, Book Online

ServiceDescription of ServiceFixed Fees
Book Full Application Preparation & Submission Service Our Comprehensive service, used by most of the clients. All work covered from start to the end (to the point of decision on the visa application). One fixed fee, no hidden charges or costs whatsoever. Allocated caseworker. The Fees is for the first applicant. An additional dependant pays discounted fee when applying together with the main applicant.

 Full advice about all queries related to visa application
 List of documents for your immigration application
 Fully prepare and complete the application form
 Pay visa fees and other applicable fees on your behalf – Of course you will reimburse us for any disbursements
 Submit the application form and application as registered immigration representative firm
 Upload all the documents or submit to the Home Office by post
 Book Bio-metrics appointment to capture your fingerprints and photo at one of the visa application centre
 Continuous advice from the day one until a decision is made by the embassy or Home Office. More details of our full application service.

Service Suitability & Eligibility Requirements

  • Applying spouse visa from outside UK- called Entry Clearance. You should be married to your partner or have been living together with your partner outside UK immediately before making visa application as a partner.
  • Extending stay in UK after spending 2.5 years in UK- called FLR Spouse Visa Renewal Application or Extending leave to remain- 10 years partner route extension
  • Switching to the spouse visa from other visas. For example, switching application from Tier 2 General to spouse visa switch. Switching from 5 years to 10 years partner route.

Continue on the page if your are British Citizen or have ILR in the UK. If you are an EU citizen, have settled status, pre-settled status, this service is equally suitable for UK spouse visa for European citizens. If you are not married to your partner and like to get married in the UK and then make switching application from inside UK then please visit our Fiance Visa Page. If you would like not to stay after getting married in the UK then you should consider our Marriage Visitor Visa services.

Key facts, processing times

Visa Validity33 Months (Outside UK)/ 30 Months (Inside UK)
Processing Time in UK12-14 Weeks
Processing time outside UK14-16 Weeks
Super Priority Service in UK £8001 Working Day (Currently not available)
Super Priority Service outside UK £5736-8 Weeks

Home Office, Embassy and NHS Health Surcharge Fees: Costs of Visa Application

Spouse Visa/ Unmarried Civil Partner/ Switching to Spouse VisaIn UKOutside UK*
Home Office Application Fee10331523
NHS Health Surcharge1560 (624 x 2.5 years)1872 (624 x 3)
Biometric Fee19.200
Biometric Appointment Fee 0-1200-120
Foreign Currency Bank Charges (Approx.) and higher rate charged by Home Office 0£205
Total (without appointment fee)£2612.20£3,600 (Approx)*
*For applications made outside UK, the actual costs vary slightly due to currency conversion and payment handler Home Office. For example, for a client’s application made in November 2021, the actual cost of spouse visa was £3656.59. NHS Health Surcharge £2016.24 and Home Office Visa Fee £1640.35. Home Office fees are subject to change.

General List of Documents for Spouse Visa Extension

  • Proof of relationship
  • Evidence of living together
  • Identification documents such as Passports, Travel Document
  • Evidence of income (such as from employment, self-employment, cash savings, dividends from UK company, rental income etc.) If UK partner is on certain benefits such as PIP- Personal Independence Payment, Disability Allowance, Carer Allowance or other disability state benefits, then you might be exempt from meeting financial requirements. In some cases, adequate maintenance requirements needs to be met. As part of our full application service, your allocated caseworker will work out whether you need to meet the financial requirements or adequate maintenance or you are exempt from the spouse visa financial requirements.
  • Evidence of sufficient accommodation
  • Proof of English Language Requirement (such as A1, A2 depending on the circumstances or a degree taught in English (ECCTIS (NARIC) Certificate is required))

Application Forms for Spouse Visa

For applications outside UK, the application form VAF4A is used. The applicants must also complete Appendix 2- Financial Information Form. Applications inside UK to extend stay in spouse visa route in 5 years partner route, the application form FLR (M) is used. Majority of the UK Visa Applications are made online.

Other ways to Book Our Services

You can book service online by following the above links. Alternatively please provide us with your full name, full address, email address and contact number, we will book service for you-
By phone: UK +44 1782 977 899
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