Marriage Visa and Leave to Remain as a Spouse
If you get married to someone living outside of the UK, who does not have the legal right to enter the UK and you want him/her to join you in residing in the UK, they will need to obtain a marriage visa. If your partner is already in the UK with permission to stay in another category, then they may be able to switch into a spouse visa.
Most people have now heard about the new rules regarding maintenance and the effect those rules have had on ordinary people wanting to bring their spouse to the UK. At present those applying for the visa will be required to show that their UK spouse has earnings of over £18,600 in order to meet the financial requirements in the Immigration Rules. We know that many couples will find this requirement almost impossible to fulfil.
You should note that at present the Government are discussing whether it would be fair and reasonable to lower that threshold but no decision has been made yet. If you want your spouse to come to the UK to settle or you want your spouse to obtain leave to remain in the UK then we would advise you to seek specialist advice before making your application.
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Our website contains some information regarding UK Immigration Rules and Regulations. However, we do not provide general immigration advice on our website as this information can be obtained from the Home Office Website which is http://www.homeoffice.gov.uk/. If you require speficic advice related to your immigration problems then you are in the right place.
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