Partners

Partners guidance:

The requirement to show that there is ‘adequate accommodation’ available for the applicant partner and any family members (including those not included in the...

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For partners and children applying under Appendix FM where the sponsoring partner is receiving one or more specified benefits, there is no minimum income requirement for...

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This Practice Note looks at the two sets of ‘Exceptional circumstances’ provisions found in para GEN.3.1‒3.3 of the Immigration Rules, which are two of the three arms of...

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If an applicant partner is applying for leave to remain and cannot meet all the requirements of Appendix FM, Family life as a partner, consideration will be given to...

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The suitability requirements in Appendix FM mirror, to a certain extent, the general grounds for refusal which are set out in the Immigration Rules, Part 9, paras 320...

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The Immigration Rules relating to applications for indefinite leave to remain (ILR) made after the death of the sponsoring partner during the probationary period can be...

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What do advisers need to know about access by non-EEA nationals to marriage and civil partnership in England and Wales? This Practice Note considers the following...

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Produced in partnership with Jo Renshaw of Turpin & Miller LLP You have now been granted entry clearance (a visa) until [insert date] as the [fiancé(e) OR proposed civil...

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Produced in partnership with Jo Renshaw of Turpin & Miller LLP [Insert your current residential address] Entry Clearance Officer, [Insert address of Embassy, High...

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Produced in partnership with Jo Renshaw of Turpin & Miller LLP [Insert your current residential address] Entry Clearance Officer, [Insert address of Embassy, High...

Precedents

From 9 July 2012, the Immigration Rules relating to applications for settlement from various family members of settled persons (partners, parents, children of those with...

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I am pleased to enclose a letter from the Home Office which confirms that you [and your [wife OR husband OR partner]] [and your children] have been granted indefinite...

Precedents

One of the key changes introduced by Appendix FM was the introduction of new financial requirements. For the majority of new applicants, the previous requirement to...

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This Practice Note looks at the general principles as to whose and what income can be relied on in order to meet the minimum income threshold under the five-year route...

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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...

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Relying on employment income may be the most common way of meeting the minimum income threshold under the five-year route to settlement, but it is not necessarily the...

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This Practice Note looks at the requirements for meeting the minimum income threshold under the five-year route to settlement when relying in whole or in part on income...

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This Practice Note looks at the requirements for meeting the minimum income threshold under the five-year route for settlement when relying in whole or in part on income...

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This Practice Note looks at the requirements for meeting the minimum income threshold under the five-year route for settlement under Appendix FM, when relying in whole or...

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This Practice Note looks at the requirements for applications which rely in whole or in part on income derived from pension sources in order to meet the minimum income...

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This Practice Note looks at several key practical issues in relation to the minimum income threshold under Appendix FM: how to establish what the minimum income threshold...

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This Practice Note outlines the key procedural requirements for an application for entry clearance as the fiancé(e), proposed civil partner, spouse, civil partner or...

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This Practice Note sets out the requirements for an application for entry clearance as the fiancé(e), proposed civil partner, spouse, civil partner or unmarried partner...

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This Practice Note sets out the requirements for applications for indefinite leave to remain (ILR) under the Family life as a partner provisions of Appendix FM. The...

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This Practice Note sets out the requirements for applications for indefinite leave to remain (ILR) under Part 8 of the Immigration Rules as the spouse, civil partner,...

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This Practice Note outlines the key procedural requirements for an application for limited or indefinite leave to remain (ILR) as a spouse, civil partner or unmarried...

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Limited leave to remain as a partner How the category works This Practice Note sets out the requirements for an application for limited leave to remain as the fiancé(e),...

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Who can apply under Part 8? An application for further limited leave to remain as a spouse, civil partner, unmarried or same-sex partner can be made under the Immigration...

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All overseas and in-country applicant partners seeking initial leave as a partner (including as a fiancé(e) or proposed civil partner) under Appendix FM must provide...

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This Practice Note considers the following key terms used in the Immigration Rules in relation to applications by partners applying under Part 8 and Appendix FM of the...

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