Apply Spouse Visa, Spouse Visa Extension FLR, Visa Renewal for Partners of EU Citizens
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Spouse visa for Partners of EU Citizens living in UK
The service is equally suitable for UK spouse visa for the partners of European nationals EU citizens and non-EU citizens. The law has changed after Brexit. The rights of family members of EU nationals are protected until 30 June 2021. From 1 July 2021, partners and dependants of the EU should apply for spouse visa or fiance visa or marriage visitor visa. Spouse Visa is a family immigration category which allow British Citizens, Settled Persons, person with Settled Status or pre-settled status to sponsor your partner so that they can join you in UK to start family life. In some circumstances, applicants have to meet minimum yearly income and financial requirements. 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), we have 100% success rate since 2006. Read all recent decisions for our success stories.
Service Suitable for
- Applying spouse visa from outside UK- called Entry Clearance.
- 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 or eligible for anyone of these then you should go to EU Family Member spouse visa page. The service will be suitable for is equally suitable for UK spouse visa for European citizens if applying after 30 June 2021.
Eligibility Requirements of spouse visa
- To make an application for spouse visa:
- You and your partner must be over 18.
- The UK sponsor (who is sponsoring their partner from outside UK) must be either British citizen or person with settled status in the UK. It mean that they should have permanent residence or indefinite leave to remain in the United Kingdom.
- Both of you intend to live together permanently in the UK.
- You are married or in a civil partnership recognised under the UK laws or you lived together outside UK for at least 2 years in a relationship akin to marriage.
- Knowledge of English language requirement apply (CEFR Level A1/A2)
- You must also meet the financial requirement, £18600 for partner
Key facts, processing times
|Visa Validity||33 Months (Outside UK)/ 30 Months (Inside UK)|
|Processing Time in UK||8-10 Weeks|
|Processing time outside UK||18-20 Weeks|
|Super Priority Service in UK £800||1 Working Day (May not available at all the times)|
|Super Priority Service outside UK £573||30 Working Days (May not available at all the times)|
Home Office, Embassy and NHS Health Surcharge Fees: Costs of Visa Application for Spouse Visa/ Unmarried Partner Visa
|Spouse Visa/ Unmarried Civil Partner/ Switching to Spouse Visa||In UK (Standard application)||In UK (Premium Service)||Outside UK* (Standard application)||Outside UK* (Premium Service)|
|Home Office Application Fee||£1048||£1048||£1523||£1523|
|NHS Health Surcharge||£1560 (624 x 2.5 years)||£1560||£1872 (624 x 3)||£1872 (624 x 3)|
|Biometric Fee/ UKVI Fee||0||0||UKVI Fee- Applicable in EU Countries only €66.41||UKVI Fee- Applicable in EU Countries only €66.41|
|Biometric Appointment Fee||0-120 (99% clients get free appointments)||0-120 (99% clients get free appointments)||0-120 (Most of clients get free appointments) **||0-120 (Most of clients get free appointments) **|
|Foreign Currency Bank Charges (Approx.) and higher rate charged by Home Office||0||0||£205||£250|
|Application Processing Time (after attending Biometrics Appointment)||8-10 Weeks||1 Working day||18-20 Weeks||30 Working Days|
|Total (without appointment fee/ UKVI fee)||£2608||£3408||£3,650 (Approx)*||£4250 (Approx)*|
**For clients applying from certain countries including EU countries, UKVI charge an additional €66.41 for Biometrics Appointment.
Some of the visa application centres are premium and they charge extra 200 Euros (or equivalent) to attend that particular visa centre. For example, Visa centre in Milan, Italy is a premium centre and charges an additional fee of €200.
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.)
- Evidence of sufficient accommodation
- Proof of English Language Requirement (such as A1, A2 depending on the circumstances or a degree taught in English (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.
Our services and fees
|Service||Description of Service||Fixed 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 child pays discounted fee when applying together with the main applicant. Children from previous relationship pay full fee due to complexity of the case.|
√ 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.
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
By email: firstname.lastname@example.org
WhatsApp/ Text Message Only: UK +447944132344
- Find the most suitable immigration category for you or your partner to start living together, get married in UK, get permanent
- Compare the cost of visa application in each visa
- Find the most suitable immigration category for you or your partner to start living together, get married in UK, get permanent residence and apply for Naturalisation to become British Citizen.
- Compare the all options available to you
- Explain the requirements of each category
- Fully prepare your application and submit to British High Commission or Embassy
- Extend your stay in UK as a partner of a person settled in UK, called FLR Partner Visa
- Follow up your family immigration application until it is decided by the British Embassy, British High Commission or UK Home Office.
- Provide one-off advice (Visa Consultation Appointments) to answer your queries
- Visit your property and prepare a sufficient accommodation survey report, the immigration home survey report for spouse visa application.
- On completion of eligibility period, make Indefinite Leave to Remain Application for spouse on the basis of marriage to a British citizen or person with settled status in UK.
- On getting Permanent Residence in UK, we can make your application for British Nationality