136. Eligibility requirements for entry clearance as an adult dependent relative.

136.     Eligibility requirements for entry clearance as an adult dependent relative.

In order to meet the eligibility requirements for entry clearance as an adult dependent relative1 an applicant must meet all the relationship requirements and financial requirements2.

The relationship requirements are that:

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    (1)     the applicant must be aged 18 years or over3;

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    (2)     the applicant must be the parent4, grandparent, brother or sister or son or daughter of a person ('the sponsor') who is in the United Kingdom5;

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    (3)     the sponsor must at the date of application be a British citizen6 in the United Kingdom, present and