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The partner of a ‘relevant Points-Based System migrant’ (relevant PBS migrant),or of an Appendix W migrant, is able to accompany or join the main applicant in the UK and extend their stay in that capacity. Since 1 October 2013 it has been possible for a partner of a relevant PBS migrant, who is living in the UK in their own immigration category (eg as a Tier 4 (General) student) to apply in the UK for further leave to remain in this capacity (provided that certain conditions are met).
The following are classed as partners of relevant PBS or Appendix W migrants:
unmarried or same-sex partners who can evidence they have lived with their partner for two years immediately prior to the application
‘Relevant PBS migrants’ are defined as persons granted leave as:
Tier 4 (General), and
Tier 5 (Temporary Worker)
The Statement of changes in Immigration
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