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Satisfying the Appendix FM Partner Visa Financial Requirement Based on Employment Income (Part 2)

Posted by: Anna Bregstein on 11/04/2024
In Part 1 of this comprehensive guide to the Appendix FM Partner and Family Visa financial requirement, we delved into the evidential standards that must be met by applicants relying on Category A employment income – that is where the individual has been working with their employer for 6 months or more.  In Part 2, we...

Self-Employment Income and the Partner Visa Financial Requirement

Posted by: Bernard Wood on 23/04/2024
There are a number of ways in which the financial requirement of Appendix FM can be met when making an application for entry clearance or leave to remain as a partner.  This post will focus on how the financial requirement may be met by relying on income from self-employment and outline some of the relevant factors to...

Navigating the New £29,000 UK Partner & Family Visa Financial Requirement

Posted by: Rosanna Atkinson on 09/01/2024
This post explores the recent immigration announcement to change the minimum income requirement for the partner/family visa routes from Spring 2024 and the alternatives available if you are not able to meet the new financial requirement of £29,000. Why Is the UK Partner and Family Visa Financial Requirement Increasing? Over...

Unmarried Partner Visa

Posted by: Richmond Chambers on 10/04/2024
The Unmarried Partner Visa is available to long term partners of British or Irish citizens, persons who are settled in the UK, persons with pre-settled status, persons with a Turkish Businessperson or Turkish Worker visa and persons with refugee status or humanitarian protection who wish to join, or stay with, their unmarried...

Spouse Visa

Posted by: Richmond Chambers on 10/04/2024
The UK Spouse Visa is for married partners of British or Irish citizens, persons who are settled in the UK, persons with pre-settled status, persons with a Turkish Businessperson or Turkish Worker visa and persons with refugee status or humanitarian protection who wish to join, or stay with, their husband or wife in the UK. ...

Civil Partner Visa

Posted by: Paul Richmond on 10/04/2024
The UK Civil Partner Visa is for civil partners of British or Irish citizens, persons who are settled in the UK, persons with pre-settled status, persons with a Turkish Businessperson or Turkish Worker visa and persons with refugee status or humanitarian protection who wish to join, or stay with, their civil partner in the...

How to Satisfy the Partner Visa Financial Requirement as a Company Director

Posted by: Isabella Reynard on 23/04/2024
If applying for an Appendix FM spouse or partner visa, for those seeking to enter or remain in the UK on the basis of their family life as the spouse or partner of a British citizen or settled person, there is a strict financial requirement.  Appendix FM of the Immigration Rules sets out the minimum financial threshold of...

Partner Visa Financial Requirement: Savings, Investments and Pensions

Posted by: Isabella Reynard on 23/04/2024
For individuals applying under Appendix FM to enter or remain in the UK on the basis of their family life as the spouse or partner of a British citizen or settled person, there is a financial requirement.  Appendix FM of the Immigration Rules sets out the minimum financial threshold of £29,000. There is no longer a separate...

UK Child Visa Financial Requirements Explained

Posted by: Marika Cash on 10/05/2024
While we have recently seen significant increases to minimum income and salary requirements in several immigration routes (see our recent blog posts here and here), there is one small exception to the general trend: the Government has scrapped the requirement for Partner visa applicants to show additional funds for their child...

Spouse Visa Financial Requirement for Spouses Returning to the UK - Part 1

Posted by: Olivia Waddell on 25/04/2024
For a British or settled individual who is relocating to the UK with their non-British or settled partner after spending time overseas, the financial requirement for a spouse visa can be trickier than for couples where the sponsor is already in the UK. In this post, we take a look at the specific rules concerning the financial...

Fiance Visa

Posted by: Richmond Chambers on 10/04/2024
The UK Fiance Visa is for engaged partners of British or Irish citizens, persons who are settled in the UK, persons with pre-settled status, persons with a Turkish Businessperson or Turkish Worker visa and persons with refugee status or humanitarian protection who wish to enter the UK and marry within 6 months of their...

Proposed Civil Partner Visa

Posted by: Paul Richmond on 10/04/2024
The UK Proposed Civil Partner Visa is for engaged partners of British or Irish citizens, persons who are settled in the UK, persons with pre-settled status, persons with a Turkish Businessperson or Turkish Worker visa and persons with refugee status or humanitarian protection who wish to enter into a civil partnership in the UK...