A dependant is:

  • your husband, wife or civil partner; or
  • your unmarried or same-sex partner; or
  • your child aged under 18 years old.

Your dependant children can be over 18 years old if they are in the UK now as dependants.

If you are the partner or dependent child under 18 of a person with a Sole Representative visa, you can apply for a visa to join them in the UK. The Home Office, UKBA will grant leave in line with the expiry date of the the person with the Sole Representative visa.

Entry Clearance As Dependents Of A Person With The Sole Representative Visa

In order to be granted entry clearance as a spouse, civil partner, unmarried or same sex partner, the family member and the main applicant must be aged 18 or over on the date he/she is due to arrive in the United Kingdom.

In order to be granted entry clearance as a child of a person with the Sole Representative visa, the child must be under the age of 18 on the date of entry clearance application.

A child born in the UK to a person with the Sole Representative visa or his/her wife can apply for dependent visa from inside the UK. We can provide same day visa service for the child born in the UK to be granted dependent visa from inside the UK.

Switching Into Visa As A Dependant Of A Person With Sole Representative Visa

Following changes in the Immigration Rules implemented from 1 October 2013, it is now possible to switch into dependant visa of a person with the Sole Representative visa from inside the UK unless:

  • you were last granted leave to enter or remain as a visitor; or
  • you are on temporary admission or temporary release.

From the above, it is clear that anyone who is not in the UK on a visitor visa or an overstayer with Temporary Admission in the UK can switch into Dependant visa as a dependant of a person with the Sole Representative visa from inside the UK.

In order to apply for leave to remain as the child of a person with the Sole Representative visa, the child must be under the age of 18 on the date of application. Where the child is aged 18 or over he/she must have, or have last been granted, leave as the family member of a person with the Sole Representative visa or someone applying at the same time for leave as a person with the Sole Representative visa.

We can provide same day visa service for the switching into dependant visa as a dependant of a person with the Sole Representative visa whereby the dependant visa application will be decided in one day.

Extension Of Stay As A Dependant Of A Person With The Sole Representative Visa

If you are already in the UK on visa as a dependant of a person with the Sole Representative visa, you can seek extension of stay when the person with the Sole Representative visa is seeking extension of stay.

ILR As Dependant Of A Person With The Sole Representative Visa

A person who was granted dependant visa as a dependant of a person with the Sole Representative visa can apply for ILR as a dependant at the same time when the person with the Sole Representative visa is applying for ILR under the Sole Representative visa category .

Same Day Visa Service For Dependent Of A Person With The Sole Representative Visa

We can provide Same Day Visa Service for:

  • an application for switching into dependant visa as a dependant of a person with the Sole Representative visa;
  • an application for extension of stay as a dependant of a person with the Sole Representative visa;
  • an application for ILR as a dependant of a person with the Sole Representative visa.

We are registered with the Home Office Public Enquiry Office (PEO), Lunar House, Croydon to provide same day visa service for an application for switching/extension/ILR as a dependant of a person with the Sole Representative visa. Our immigration lawyers can prepare and submit your Dependant visa application to the Home Office, PEO and get quick decision on the application. As Dependent visa application is a biometric category, you will have to attend the Home Office, Lunar House, Croydon with our legal representative on the day we will submit your application. Our legal representative will accompany you to the Home Office, PEO, Croydon and will assist you with the whole process of the application submission, biometrics enrollment and all the follow up work until a decision on the application is made by the Home Office.

Why Sunrise Solicitors For An application As A Dependant Of A Person With The Sole Representative Visa?

The immigration solicitors at Sunrise Solicitors are experts in dealing with application for dependent visa as a dependant of a person with the Sole Representative visa. The quality of our service is self-evident from the reviews of our clients about the service provided by our immigration lawyers. You can contact us if you are seeking legal help from immigration lawyers in London in relation to your application for dependent visa as a dependant of a person with the Sole Representative visa and our immigration solicitors will provide you fast, friendly, reliable, honest and professional immigration service.

If instructed to represent you regarding your application as a dependent of a person with the Sole Representative visa, the casework our immigration solicitors will do for you will include the following:

  • Our immigration solicitors will take detailed instructions from you and advise you about the relevant immigration law and procedures to be adopted by the Home Office, UKBA in your dependant visa application;
  • Our immigration solicitors will discuss your immigration case in detail with you and advise you about the weaknesses and strengths of your dependant visa application;
  • Our immigration solicitors will advise you about the documentary evidence to be submitted in support of your application as dependent of a person with the Sole Representative visa;
  • Our immigration solicitors will consider contents of the documentary evidence to be submitted in support of the application and discuss the same with you;
  • Our immigration solicitors will complete the relevant immigration form and discuss the same with you;
  • Our immigration solicitors will prepare a covering letter to introduce and support your application for UK visa as dependant of a person with the Sole Representative visa;
  • Our immigration solicitors will liaise with the Home Office, UKBA for an expeditious decision on the application;
  • Our immigration solicitors will protect your interests while your application is pending with the Home Office and keep you informed about the progress of your application for UK visa as dependent of person with the Sole Representative visa;
  • Our immigration solicitors will do all the follow up work until decision is reached on your application for UK Visa as dependent of a person with the Sole Representative visa;
  • Our immigration solicitors will advise you about the implications of the Home Office decision on your application.

Our Fees For Application As A Dependant Of A A Person With The Sole Representative Visa

  • We will charge you a fee from £600.00 + VAT for our professional immigration services in relation to your application for:
      • entry clearance as a dependant of a person with the Sole Representative visa;
      • switching into Dependant Visa as a dependant of person with the Sole Representative visa through our Same Day Visa Service;
      • Extension of stay as a dependant of a person with the Sole Representative visa through our Same Day Visa Service;
      • ILR as a dependant of a person with the Sole Representative visa through our Same Day Visa Service.
  • The agreed fee will depend on the complexity of the matter and the casework involved in the matter.
  • If you cannot afford to pay our fee in full at the time of instructing us in relation to your matter, you can pay half of the fee at the time of instructing us and rest of the fee can be paid by monthly installments
  • The agreed fee will cover all our work until decision by the Home Office on the application. However, it is pertinent to note that the agreed fee will not cover any disbursements to be incurred by the company on your behalf e.g. translation of documents, Home Office fee etc.
     

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Sunrise Solicitors Limited

228 Merton High Street
South Wimbledon
London SW19 1AU

Telephone: 020 8543 0999

Fax: 020 8543 0900

Email: enquiries@sunrisesolicitors.co.uk 

Sunrise Solicitors is the trading name of Sunrise Solicitors Ltd and is registered under company registration no. 6405492. The registered office is at 228 Merton High Street, South Wimbledon, London SW19 1AU. A list of Directors and other members of staff is available for inspection at the registered office. Sunrise Solicitors are registered with the Solicitors Regulation Authority under SRA Registration No. 490903 and are regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority. Sunrise Solicitors are also members of Immigration Law Practitioners' Association.