What is Adult Dependant Relative Visa for Parents for British Citizens and Settled Person in UK Children over 18 years old?
Spouse visa is an immigration route to settle in UK for partner or spouse of a foreign country who wants to join their partner in UK or any other country.
What are main requirements for spouse and partner visa?
You and your partner must be 18 years old or above.
Intends to live together permanently
Your partner must be either British Citizen or have Indefinite Leave to Remain in UK or have humanitarian or refugee status in United Kingdom
Your partner must prove that he or she can prove English Language Requirement or Knowledge of English
You can prove that your partner will be able to financially support you and any other dependants including children (if you have any)
Any previous relationships or marriages of both of sponsor and spouse are ended before making partner visa application
Above requirements for spouse or partner visa are the main requirement and apply in general. There are some exceptions too.
How long is visa duration for spouse visa or how long spouse is valid for ?
Spouse visa is valid for 30 months (2.5 years) visa. Same duration will for spouse visa extension until they complete 5 years to qualify for permanent residence in UK, commonly known as ILR or Indefinite Leave to Remain.
What is English Language Requirement for UK spouse visa?
This requirement is also referred as Knowledge of English Language. Nationals of some countries are exempt from this requirement such as Australia, Canada, USA and few more. The applicant can meet this requirement in any of these ways:
- Pass an approve English Language Test at CEFR Level A1.
- Degree outside UK taught in English, normally Bachelor or Master Degree.
- For spouse visa extension application, normally you will need to pass test at CEFR Level 2
Why spouse visas get refused or rejected or what are the main reasons for refusal of spouse visa?
Income threshold is not met.
Appendix FM SE required particular documents in prescribed format. Information being not in the same format is one of the main reason.
For knowledge of English, the Home Office only accepts approve tests. At the time of making an application, if English test provider is not in the current accepted list, spouse visa applications are normally refused.
Providing the full and correct information in the spouse visa application form is compulsory. Many of the civil parter or partner visa or FLR applications are refused where applicants did not provide full information.
Concealment, falsifying information are among other many factors contribute to the reasons of refusals of spouse visa application.