Minimum income threshold: Categories A and B: employment—specified evidence
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Minimum income threshold: Categories A and B: employment—specified evidence

The following Immigration guidance note Produced in partnership with Jo Renshaw of Turpin & Miller LLP provides comprehensive and up to date legal information covering:

  • Minimum income threshold: Categories A and B: employment—specified evidence

This Practice Note sets out a table of the specified evidence that is required in order for a person's employment income to be relied upon towards meeting the minimum income threshold under the five-year route to settlement in Appendix FM of the Immigration Rules.

The table must be read in conjunction with the following Practice Notes:

  1. Minimum income threshold: Categories A and B: employment—step by step—which looks in detail at whose, what and how employment income can be relied upon, and

  2. Minimum income threshold: what you need to show and the general operating principles—which sets out further details on what income can be relied on and the general requirements for the format of specified evidence

The specified evidence for income derived from employment sources is primarily found in the Immigration Rules, Appendix FM-SE, paras 2‒6.

Where the table notes that certain documents are not mandatory but recommended, this refers to the provisions of the Immigration Rules, Appendix FM-SE, para 2A. Such documents can be submitted in support of an application, but if they are not, a decision-maker may still grant the application if they are otherwise satisfied that relevant requirements are met, or may ask for these documents to be submitted in accordance with the evidential flexibility provisions set out in the Immigration Rules, Appendix FM-SE, para D.

Note also that where the person has