Family members of British Citizens and settled persons (holding ILR) can apply for entry clearance for UK visa or leave to remain to stay with the UK sponsor on the basis of their relation with the British Citizen or settled person. Following are the various immigration applications which can be made by the family members of a British Citizen or settled person (holding ILR) in the UK:

Fiancé(e) Visa UK

If you are engaged to be married to a British Citizen or settled person, you can apply for fiancé(e) visa to join your British/settled fiancé(e) in the UK. Fiancé(e) visa is granted for 6 months to facilitate the registration of the applicant's marriage in the UK. Once the marriage has been registered in the UK with the UK sponsor, the applicant can then switch from fiancé(e) visa to spouse visa from inside the UK. READ MORE

Proposed Civil Partner Visa UK

If you are a proposed civil partner of a British Citizen or settled person, you can apply for proposed civil partner visa to join your British/settled proposed civil partner in the UK. Proposed civil partner visa is granted for 6 months to facilitate the registration of the applicant's civil partnership in the UK. Once the civil partnership has been registered in the UK with the UK sponsor, the applicant can then switch from proposed civil partner visa to civil partner visa from inside the UK. READ MORE

Spouse Visa UK (5 Years Route)

A person who is married to British Citizen or settled person can apply for spouse visa under 5 years route by meeting all the requirements as set out in Appendix FM of the Immigration Rules.

Spouse Visa UK Entry Clearance

If you are spouse of a British Citizen or a settled person and resident outside the UK, you can apply for entry clearance for spouse visa UK to join your British or settled spouse in the UK.

Switching Into Spouse Visa UK

If you are spouse of a British Citizen or settled person in the UK and lawfully in the UK (except as a visitor), you can apply for switching into spouse visa under 5 years partner route by meeting all the requirements of the Immigration Rules under Appendix FM of the Immigration Rules.

Renewal Of Spouse Visa UK

If you are already in the UK with spouse visa granted as a spouse of a British Citizen or settled person, you can apply for the renewal of your spouse visa 28 days prior to the expiry of your current spouse visa.

ILR As A Spouse

You can apply for ILR as a spouse using SET (M) application when you have 28 days remaining in completion of 5 years residence in the UK as a spouse under 5 years route.

Our expert team of immigration solicitors can provide legal help and assistance with entry clearance as a spouse, switching into spouse visa from inside the UK, renewal of spouse visa and Indefinite Leave to Remain (ILR) as a spouse. We can provide Super Priority Service for your in-country application to be decided within 24 hours. READ MORE

Spouse Visa UK (10 Years Route)

Applications under 10 years partner route are normally made from inside the UK. However, in exceptional circumstances entry clearance applications under 10 years partner route can also be made from outside the UK.

Switching Into Spouse Visa (10 Years Route)

If you are spouse of a British Citizen or settled person and resident in the UK, you can apply for switching into spouse visa under 10 years route if you do not meet all the requirements of the Appendix FM of the Immigration Rules. Normally, the applicants who do not meet the financial requirement, immigration status requirements or the English language requirement apply for switching into spouse visa under 10 years partner route.

Renewal Of Spouse Visa (10 Years Route)

If you are already in the UK with spouse visa under 10 years route, you can apply for the renewal of your spouse visa under 10 years route relying on the same circumstances based on which you were granted your initial leave to remain under 10 years route.

ILR As A Spouse (10 Years Route)

A person who has completed 10 years in the UK with leave to remain as a spouse under 10 years route can apply for Indefinite Leave to Remain (ILR) as spouse under 10 years route.

Our expert team of immigration solicitors can provide legal help and assistance for switching into spouse visa UK under 10 years partner route, renewal of spouse visa UK under 10 years route and ILR as a spouse under 10 years route. We can provide Super Priority Service for your in-country application to be decided within 24 hours. READ MORE

Civil Partner Visa UK (5 Years Route)

A person who is civil partner of a British Citizen or settled person can apply for civil partner visa under 5 years route by meeting all the requirements as set out in Appendix FM of the Immigration Rules.

Civil Partner Visa UK Entry Clearance

If you are civil partner of a British Citizen or a settled person and resident outside the UK, you can apply for entry clearance for civil partner visa UK to join your British or settled civil partner in the UK.

Switching Into Civil Partner Visa UK

If you are civil partner of a British Citizen or settled person in the UK and lawfully in the UK (except as a visitor), you can apply for switching into civil partner visa under 5 years partner route by meeting all the requirements of the Immigration Rules under Appendix FM of the Immigration Rules.

Renewal Of Civil Partner Visa UK

If you are already in the UK with civil partner visa granted as a civil partner of a British Citizen or settled person, you can apply for the renewal of your civil partner visa 28 days prior to the expiry of your current civil partner visa.

ILR As A Civil Partner

You can apply for ILR as a civil partner using SET (M) application when you have 28 days remaining in completion of 5 years residence in the UK as a civil partner under 5 years route.

Our expert team of immigration solicitors can provide legal help and assistance with entry clearance as a civil partner, switching into civil partner visa from inside the UK, renewal of civil partner visa and Indefinite Leave to Remain (ILR) as a civil partner. We can provide Super Priority Service for your in-country application to be decided within 24 hours. READ MORE

Civil Partner Visa UK (10 Years Route)

Applications under 10 years partner route are normally made from inside the UK. However, in exceptional circumstances entry clearance applications under 10 years partner route can also be made from outside the UK.

Switching Into Civil Partner Visa (10 Years Route)

If you are civil partner of a British Citizen or settled person and resident in the UK, you can apply for switching into civil partner visa under 10 years route if you do not meet all the requirements of Appendix FM to the Immigration Rules. Normally, the applicants who do not meet the financial requirement, immigration status requirements or the English language requirement apply for switching into civil partner visa under 10 years partner route.

Renewal Of Civil Partner Visa (10 Years Route)

If you are already in the UK with civil partner visa under 10 years route, you can apply for the renewal of your civil partner visa under 10 years route relying on the same circumstances based on which you were granted your initial leave to remain under 10 years route.

ILR As A Civil Partner (10 Years Route)

A person who has completed 10 years in the UK with leave to remain as a civil partner under 10 years route can apply for Indefinite Leave to Remain (ILR) as a civil partner under 10 years route.

Our expert team of immigration solicitors can provide legal help and assistance for switching into civil partner visa UK under 10 years partner route, renewal of civil partner visa UK under 10 years route and ILR as a civil partner under 10 years route. We can provide Super Priority Service for your in-country application to be decided within 24 hours. READ MORE

Unmarried Partner Visa UK (5 Years Route)

A person who is an unmarried partner of a British Citizen or settled person can apply for unmarried partner visa under 5 years route by meeting all the requirements as set out in Appendix FM of the Immigration Rules.

Unmarried Partner Visa UK Entry Clearance

If you are an unmarried partner of a British Citizen or a settled person and resident outside the UK, you can apply for entry clearance for unmarried partner visa UK to join your British or settled unmarried partner in the UK.

Switching Into Unmarried Partner Visa UK

If you are an unmarried partner of a British Citizen or settled person in the UK and lawfully in the UK (except as a visitor), you can apply for switching into unmarried partner visa under 5 years partner route by meeting all the requirements of the Immigration Rules under Appendix FM to the Immigration Rules.

Renewal Of Unmarried Partner Visa UK

If you are already in the UK with unmarried partner visa granted as an unmarried partner of a British Citizen or settled person, you can apply for the renewal of your unmarried partner visa 28 days prior to the expiry of your current unmarried partner visa.

ILR As An Unmarried Partner

You can apply for ILR as an unmarried partner using SET (M) application when you have 28 days remaining in completion of 5 years residence in the UK as an unmarried partner under 5 years route.

Our expert team of immigration solicitors can provide legal help and assistance with entry clearance as an unmarried, switching into unmarried partner visa from inside the UK, renewal of unmarried partner visa and Indefinite Leave to Remain (ILR) as an unmarried partner. We can provide Super Priority Service for your in-country application to be decided within 24 hours. READ MORE

Unmarried Partner Visa UK (10 Years Route)

Applications under 10 years partner route are normally made from inside the UK. However, in exceptional circumstances entry clearance applications under 10 years partner route can also be made from outside the UK.

Switching Into Unmarried Partner Visa UK (10 Years Route)

If you are an unmarried partner of a British Citizen or settled person and resident in the UK, you can apply for switching into unmarried partner visa under 10 years route if you do not meet all the requirements of Appendix FM to the Immigration Rules. Normally, the applicants who do not meet the financial requirement, immigration status requirements or the English language requirement apply for switching into unmarried partner visa under 10 years partner route.

Renewal Of Unmarried Partner Visa (10 Years Route)

If you are already in the UK with unmarried partner visa under 10 years route, you can apply for the renewal of your unmarried partner visa under 10 years route relying on the same circumstances based on which you were granted your initial leave to remain under 10 years route.

ILR As Unmarried Partner (10 Years Route)

A person who has completed 10 years in the UK with leave to remain as an unmarried partner under 10 years route can apply for Indefinite Leave to Remain (ILR) as an unmarried partner under 10 years route.

Our expert team of immigration solicitors can provide legal help and assistance for switching into unmarried partner visa UK under 10 years partner route, renewal of unmarried partner visa UK under 10 years route and ILR as an unmarried partner under 10 years route. We can provide Super Priority Service for your in-country application to be decided within 24 hours. READ MORE

Same Sex Partner Visa UK (5 Years Route)

A person who is same sex partner of a British Citizen or settled person can apply for unmarried partner visa under 5 years route by meeting all the requirements as set out in Appendix FM to the Immigration Rules.

Same Sex Partner Visa UK Entry Clearance

If you are a same sex partner of a British Citizen or a settled person and resident outside the UK, you can apply for entry clearance for same sex partner visa UK to join your British or settled same sex partner in the UK.

Switching Into Same Sex Partner Visa UK

If you are a same sex partner of a British Citizen or settled person in the UK and lawfully in the UK (except as a visitor), you can apply for switching into same sex partner visa under 5 years partner route by meeting all the requirements of the Immigration Rules under Appendix FM to the Immigration Rules.

Renewal Of Same Sex Partner Visa UK

If you are already in the UK with same sex partner visa granted as a same sex partner of a British Citizen or settled person, you can apply for the renewal of your same sex partner visa 28 days prior to the expiry of your current same sex partner visa.

ILR As A Same Sex Partner

You can apply for ILR as a same sex partner using SET (M) application when you have 28 days remaining in completion of 5 years residence in the UK as a same sex partner under 5 years route.

Our expert team of immigration solicitors can provide legal help and assistance with entry clearance as a same sex partner, switching into same sex partner visa from inside the UK, renewal of same sex partner visa and Indefinite Leave to Remain (ILR) as a same sex partner. We can provide Super Priority Service for your in-country application to be decided within 24 hours. READ MORE

Same Sex Partner Visa UK (10 Years Route)

Applications under 10 years partner route are normally made from inside the UK. However, in exceptional circumstances entry clearance applications under 10 years partner route can also be made from outside the UK.

Switching Into Same Sex Partner Visa UK (10 Years Route)

If you are a same sex partner of a British Citizen or settled person and resident in the UK, you can apply for switching into same sex partner visa under 10 years route if you do not meet all the requirements of Appendix FM to the Immigration Rules. Normally, the applicants who do not meet the financial requirement, immigration status requirements or the English language requirement apply for switching into same sex partner visa under 10 years partner route.

Renewal Of Same Sex Partner Visa (10 Years Route)

If you are already in the UK with same sex partner visa under 10 years route, you can apply for the renewal of your same sex partner visa under 10 years route relying on the same circumstances based on which you were granted your initial leave to remain under 10 years route.

ILR As A Same Sex Partner (10 Years Route)

A person who has completed 10 years in the UK with leave to remain as a same sex partner under 10 years route can apply for Indefinite Leave to Remain (ILR) as a same sex partner under 10 years route.

Our expert team of immigration solicitors can provide legal help and assistance for switching into same sex partner visa UK under 10 years partner route, renewal of same sex partner visa UK under 10 years route and ILR as a same sex partner under 10 years route. We can provide Super Priority Service for your in-country application to be decided within 24 hours. READ MORE

ILR As A Victim Of Domestic Violence

If you are currently in the UK with leave to remain as a spouse, unmarried partner, civil partner or same sex partner of a British Citizen or settled person and your relationship has broken down as a result of incidents of domestic violence, you can apply for ILR as a victim of domestic violence. READ MORE

ILR As A Bereaved Partner

If you are currently in the UK with leave to remain as a spouse, unmarried partner, civil partner or same sex partner of a British Citizen or settled person and your British or settled partner has died, you can apply for ILR as a bereaved partner. We can provide Super Priority Service for your ILR application as a bereaved partner to be decided within 24 hours. READ MORE

Adult Dependent Relative (ADR) Visa UK

A person who is an adult dependent relative of a British Citizen or settled person can apply for adult dependent relative (ADR) visa for UK on the basis that he/she is in need of long term personal care due to his/her age, illness or disability and is unable to perform any of his/her day to day tasks without someone's help and there is no one available to provide reasonable care to him/her in his/her country of origin. READ MORE

Parent Of British Child Visa UK (5 Years Route)

A person who is parent of a British Citizen or settled child in the UK can apply for parent visa under 5 years route by meeting all the requirements as set out in Appendix FM to the Immigration Rules.

Parent Of British Child Visa UK Entry Clearance

If you are a parent of a British or a settled child in the UK and you are not in relationship with the other parent of the British or settled child, you can apply for entry clearance for parent of a British child visa UK to have access rights to your British or settled child in the UK.

Switching Into Parent Of British Child Visa UK

If you are a parent of a British or settled child in the UK and you are lawfully resident in the UK (except as a visitor), you can apply for switching into parent of child visa under 5 years partner route by meeting all the requirements of the Immigration Rules under Appendix FM to the Immigration Rules.

Renewal Of Parent Of British Child Visa UK

If you are already in the UK with parent of British child visa granted as a parent of a British or settled child in the UK, you can apply for the renewal of your parent visa 28 days prior to the expiry of your current parent visa.

ILR As A Parent Of A British Child

You can apply for ILR as a parent of a British child using SET (M) application when you have 28 days remaining in completion of 5 years residence in the UK as a parent of a British child under 5 years route.

Our expert team of immigration solicitors can provide legal help and assistance with entry clearance as a parent of British child, switching into parent of British child visa from inside the UK, renewal of parent of British child visa and Indefinite Leave to Remain (ILR) as a parent of a British child. We can provide Super Priority Service for your in-country application to be decided within 24 hours. READ MORE

Parent Of British Child Visa UK (10 Years Route)

Applications under 10 years parent visa route are normally made from inside the UK. However, in exceptional circumstances entry clearance applications under 10 years parent route can also be made from outside the UK.

Switching Into Parent Of British Child Visa UK (10 Years Route)

If you are a parent of a British or settled child and resident in the UK and no longer in relationship with the other parent of the child, you can apply for switching into parent of British child visa under 10 years route if you do not meet all the requirements of Appendix FM to the Immigration Rules. Normally, the applicants who do not meet the adequate maintenance requirement, immigration status requirement or the English language requirement apply for switching into parent of British child visa under 10 years route.

Renewal Of Parent Of British Child Visa (10 Years Route)

If you are already in the UK with parent of British child visa under 10 years route, you can apply for the renewal of your parent visa under 10 years route relying on the same circumstances based on which you were granted your initial leave to remain under 10 years route.

ILR As A Parent Of A British Child (10 Years Route)

A person who has completed 10 years in the UK with leave to remain as a parent of a British child under 10 years route can apply for Indefinite Leave to Remain (ILR) as a parent under 10 years route.

Our expert team of immigration solicitors can provide legal help and assistance for switching into parent of a British child visa UK under 10 years parent route, renewal of parent of a British child visa UK under 10 years route and ILR as a parent of a British child under 10 years route. We can provide Super Priority Service for your in-country application to be decided within 24 hours. READ MORE

Applications By Children Of British Citizens & Settled Persons

Children of British Citizens or settled persons can make following applications to join or remain with the British or settled parents:

Entry Clearance For Indefinite Leave To Enter (ILE) As A Child

A child under the age of 18 whose both parents either British Citizens or settled in the UK OR there is only one British or settled parent in the UK who has sole responsibility for the upbringing of the child can apply for entry clearance to join the British or settled parent(s) in the UK.

ILR As A Child

A child who is either under the age of 18 or was under the age of 18 when joined the parent(s) in the UK as a dependent child can apply for ILR as a child if either both parents of the child are applying for ILR or already have ILR or British Citizenship in the UK. A child with single parent who is sole responsible for the upbringing of the child will apply for ILR when the single parent is either applying for ILR or has already been granted ILR or British Citizenship.

Entry Clearance As A Child Of A Person Who Is In The UK On Spouse Visa Or Parent Visa

A child whose parent is in the UK with spouse visa or parent visa can apply for entry clearance from outside the UK to join such parent in the UK.

Application For Leave To Remain As A Child Of A Person With Leave To Remain As Partner Or Parent

A child who is lawfully in the UK and whose parent is in the UK with spouse visa or parent visa can apply for leave to remain in the UK to stay with such parent in the UK.

Applications By Adopted Children

Following are the various applications which can be made by the adopted children of British citizens or settled persons:

Entry Clearance For Indefinite Leave to Enter (ILE) As An Adopted Child Of Settled Parents
ILR As An Adopted Child Of Parent(s) Present And Settled In The UK
Entry Clearance For Limited Leave To Enter As An Adopted Child
Limited Leave to Remain As An Adopted Child
Entry Clearance For Limited Leave To Enter To Be Adopted In The UK
Entry Clearance For Limited Leave To Enter To Be Adopted In The UK Under The Hague Convention

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