144. Pension income.

144.     Pension income.

The income from any state or private pension received by the person or the person's partner can be counted towards the financial requirement1. When relying on gross annual income from a pension as a source for meeting the minimum financial threshold, all the specified evidence set out in the rules must be provided2.

The gross annual amount of any pension received may be counted where the pension has become a source of income at least 28 days prior to the application for entry clearance or leave to remain3.

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