You can apply for civil partner visa on the basis of your civil partnership with a person present and settled in the UK. The application will be considered in accordance with requirements of the Immigration Rules as set out in Appendix FM of the Immigration rules.

For a civil partner visa application to succeed, there are 4 main requirements:

  1. The evidence of relationship between the sponsor and the applicant;
  2. The documentary evidence to comply with the financial requirement  as set out in Appendix FM;
  3. The adequate accommodation; and
  4. English language requirement.

Additionally, the applicant should also meet the suitability criteria as set out in the immigration rules.

Switching Into Civil Partner Visa

A person who is in the UK with leave to remain which was originally granted for period of more than six months and who is a civil partner of:

    a British Citizen,or
    a person with ILR, or
    a person with refugee status,or
    as a person with humanitarian protection

can apply to switch into civil partner visa from inside the UK as long as he meets all the relevant requirements of the Immigration Rules.

An application for switching into civil partner visa from inside the UK is submitted to the Home Office by completing application form FLR (M). We can provide Same Day Visa Service for FLR (M) application for switching into civil partner visa.

Super Priority Service For FLR (M) Application To Switch Into Civil Partner Visa

As the expert immigration solicitors based in London & Manchester, we are registered with the Home Office, UK Visas & Immigration (UKVI) and its commercial partners UKVCAS Sopra Steria to provide Super Priority Service (SPS) for your application whereby decision on your application will be made by the Home Office UKVI within 24 hours of the submission of the application at a designated service centre.

Our immigration solicitors can prepare and submit your application to the Home Office, UKVI through Super Priority Service (SPS) and get decision on your immigration application within 24 hours. You will be accompanied to one of the application centres in London or Manchester by our legal representative who will assist you with the enrolment of your biometrics and submission of your application to get decision on your application in within 24 hours. This way, you will not have to wait for the decision on your application for months (sometimes years).

Why Sunrise Solicitors For Switching Into Civil Partner Visa?

The immigration solicitors at Sunrise Solicitors are experts in dealing with application for switching into civil partner visa as a civil partner of a person present and settled in the UK. 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 FLR (M) application and our immigration solicitors will provide you fast, friendly, reliable, honest and professional immigration service.

If instructed to represent you for your application to switch into civil partner visa, the immigration casework to be carried out by our immigration solicitors 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 civil partner visa application;
  • Our immigration solicitors will discuss your immigration case in detail with you and advise you about the weaknesses and strengths of your civil partner visa application;
  • Our immigration solicitors will advise you about the documentary evidence to be submitted in support of your civil partner visa application;
  • Our immigration solicitors will consider contents of the documentary evidence to be submitted in support of the civil partner visa application and discuss the same with you;
  • Our immigration solicitors will complete the relevant application form for civil partner visa application and discuss the same with you;
  • Our immigration solicitors will prepare a covering letter to introduce and support your application for switching into civil partner visa. We will submit your FLR (M) application through our Super Priority Service to get quick decision on your application for switching into civil partner visa;
  • Our immigration solicitors will liaise with the Home Office, UKVI for an expeditious decision on your application;
  • Our immigration solicitors will protect your interests while your civil partner visa application is pending with the Home Office and keep you informed of the progress on your civil partner visa application;
  • Our immigration solicitors will do all the follow up work until decision is reached on your application for switching into civil partner visa from inside the UK;
  • Our immigration solicitors will advise you about the implications of the Home Office decision on your civil partner visa application.

Our Fee For Switching Into Civil Partner Visa

  • We will charge you a fee from £700 + VAT for our professional immigration services in relation to your application to switch into civil partner visa category where the financial requirement is being satisfied only through employment of the sponsor/applicant. The agreed fee will depend on the complexity of the matter and the casework involved in the matter.
  • We will charge you a fee from £1,000 + VAT for our professional immigration services in relation to your application to switch into civil partner visa category where the financial requirement is being satisfied through self-employment or savings of the sponsor/applicant. 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 civil partner visa application, you can pay half of the fee at the time of instructing us and the balance can be paid by monthly instalments.
  • 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 us on your behalf e.g. translation of documents, UKVI fee for the civil partner visa application, Immigration Healthcare Surcharge (IHS), etc.
  • the agreed fee will not cover any disbursements to be incurred by us on your behalf e.g. translation of documents, UKBA fee for the civil partner visa application, etc.

Sunrise Solicitors is the trading name of Sunrise Solicitors Ltd (company registration no. 6405492). Sunrise Solicitors Offices are regulated by SRA under SRA ID 490903 (London Office) and SRA ID 645256 (Manchester Office). Sunrise Solicitors are also members of Immigration Law Practitioners' Association (ILPA).

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