187. Partners of members of HM Forces: entry clearance and leave to enter.

Entry clearance and limited leave to enter as the partner1 of a member of HM Forces2 will be granted3 to an applicant who:

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    (1)     is outside the United Kingdom4;

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    (2)     has made a valid application for entry clearance or leave to enter as the partner of a member of HM Forces5;

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    (3)     does not fall to be refused on the grounds of suitability6;

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    (4)     meets the general eligibility requirements7;

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    (5)     meets the English language requirements8; and

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    (6)     meets the financial requirements9.

Entry clearance and indefinite leave to enter as the partner of a member of HM Forces will be granted10