Applying for Spouse Visa Extending spouse visa FLR Partner visa FLR

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

What is a 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), 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.

  • Spouse Visa Extension Application Decision dated 11 March 2021 ZR Visas Stoke
  • Spouse Visa Extension Application Sept 2020 ZR Visas, Stoke
  • Spouse Visa Extension Application 2020 ZR Visas, Stoke

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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
Spouse Visa Requirements

Key facts, processing times

Visa Validity33 Months
Processing Time in UK8-12 Weeks
Processing time outside UK12-16 Weeks
Super Priority Service in UK £8001 Working Day (Currently not available)
Super Priority Service outside UK £5732-4 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)1560
Biometric Fee19.200
Biometric Appointment Fee 0-1200-120
Total (without appointment fee)£2612.20£3083

List of Documents for Spouse Visa Extension

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

We offer two different level of services for spouse visa applications. Full application checking service and application checking service.

ServiceDescription of ServiceFixed Fees
Book Full Application Preparation & Submission Service Comprehensive service. All work covered from start to the end. No VAT, no hidden charges. Allocated caseworker. The Fees is for the first applicant. An additional dependant pays only £100 when applying together.
 Full advice about all queries related to visa application
 List of documents for your immigration application
 Full 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
 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
Book Application & Documents Checking ServiceApplication and documents checking service.
 Checking your application form
 Also check all the documents
 Mark all mistakes, errors and omissions in the application
 Highlight missing documents
Book 20 Minutes Consultation AppointmentAsk questions about immigration and visa applications.£30

Other ways to Book

You can book service online by following above links. Alternatively contact us and we will book service:

By phone: UK +44 (0)1782 703199, +44 (0)7944132344
By email:
WhatsApp/ Text Message: +447944132344

Further support

After Booking Service: Next Step

Once we received your booking, we will start working on your immigration straight away. In the first instance, we will call you to know about circumstances to compile the list of documents you need for your application. We will send a detailed email containing the:

  • List of Required Documents
  • Required Information

On receiving above, we will check them and start preparing your application. If there is any information missing or documents are not in the correct format, we will contact you, advice you the alternative documents you can provide. Full support is provided. Once application is complete, we will send you copy of draft application for your approval. On getting your consent to submit the application, application will be submitted. Read more details.


Any questions, please feel free to contact us, we are all ears. You can contact us by email, WhatsApp, phone.

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