154. Leave to enter or remain as the partner of a relevant Points Based System Migrant.

All migrants wishing to enter the United Kingdom1 as the partner2 of a relevant Points Based System Migrant must have a valid entry clearance for entry under that route3. To qualify for entry clearance or leave to remain as the partner of a relevant Points Based System Migrant an applicant must meet the following requirements4:

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    (1)     the applicant must not fall for refusal under the general grounds for refusal5, and if applying for leave to remain, must not be an illegal entrant6;

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    (2)     the applicant must be the spouse, civil partner or unmarried partner of a person who: