UK ancestry: additional entry clearance-checklist
UK ancestry: additional entry clearance-checklist

The following Immigration guidance note provides comprehensive and up to date legal information covering:

  • UK ancestry: additional entry clearance-checklist
  • A. Documents for main applicant
  • B. Additional documents for each dependant, if applying separately

A. Documents for main applicant

Evidence of your ongoing ability to maintain yourself and any dependants in the UK:
Either A or B (and both if relevant) should be provided which cover a six-month period. The last document for each should be dated no more than one month prior to the application.
A. Payslips—these should be either:
—original formal payslips issued by the employer and showing the employer’s name, or
—printouts of online payslips plus a letter from the employer confirming their authenticity. It should be signed by a senior company official.
B. Personal bank or building society statements—these should be either:
—original statements on bank stationery sent in the post
—ad hoc statements printed on the bank's letterhead
—electronic statements plus a supporting letter from the bank on company-headed paper verifying their authenticity, or
—electronic statements with the official stamp of the bank on each page.
All statements should include the following details:
—name
—account number
—date of the statement
—the financial institution’s name and logo, and
—any transactions over the period.
You need to demonstrate that you have sufficient funds to support yourself and any dependants in the UK without relying on UK public funds until you begin work in the UK. There is no requirement to provide evidence of any current or recent