If you are married to a British Citizen or a person settled in the UK, you can apply for UK spouse visa to join or stay with your UK spouse. If you meet all the rquirements of the rules including the English language and Financial requirements, you can apply for spouse visa under the 5 years route.

We can provide UKVCAS Super Priority Service for all in-country applications for spouse visa under 5 years route including application for Switching Into Spouse Visa (5 Years Route), Renewal Of Spouse Visa (5 Years Route), ILR Spouse Visa (5 Years Route).

Various applications which can be made as spouse under 5 years route are as follows:

Application Type Super Priority Service Availablity
UK Spouse Visa Entry Clearance  
Switching Into Spouse Visa (5 Years Route) Super Priority Service Available For Decision Within 24 Hours
Renewal Of Spouse Visa (5 Years Route) Super Priority Service Available For Decision Within 24 Hours
ILR Spouse Visa (5 Years Route) Super Priority Service Available For Decision Within 24 Hours

One Off Immigration Services For Spouse Visa

We can provide following one-off immigration services for spouse visa:

Free Immigration Advice
Detailed Immigration Advice For Spouse Visa
Documents Checking Service For Spouse Visa

Refusal Of Spouse Visa UK? We Can Help

If your application for spouse visa entry clearance, switching, extension or ILR has been refused by the Home Office, UKVI, we can provide the required legal help and assistance with Challenging Immigration Decision (Refusal Letter). Depending on whether or not the human rights claim has been certified as manifestly unfounded, following are the various options available to an applicant whose spouse visa entry clearance, switching into spouse visa, extension/renewal of spouse visa or ILR - spouse visa has been refused by the Home Office, UKVI:

Entry Clearance Appeal Against Refusal Of Spouse Visa For UK
Appeal Against Refusal Of Leave To Remain In The UK As A Spouse
Pre-Action Protocol (PAP) For Judicial Review (JR) Against Decision Of The UKVI To Certify THe Human Rights Claim As Manifestly Unfounded
Judicial Review (JR) In The Upper Tribunal (UT) Againt Decision Of The UKVI To Certify The Human Rights Claim As Manifestly Unfounded

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If you are already in the UK with spouse visa under 5 years route, depending on your personal circumstances, you may have one of the following options available to you:

Application Type Super Priority Service Availablity
Switching Into Spouse Visa (10 Years Route) Super Priority Service Available For Decision Within 24 Hours
ILR - Victim Of Domestic Violence As Spouse Super Priority Service Available For Decision Within 24 Hours
ILR - Bereaved Partner Super Priority Service Available For Decision Within 24 Hours
Switching Into Parent Visa (5 Years Route) If Relationship Breaks Down While On Spouse Visa Super Priority Service Available For Decision Within 24 Hours
Switching Into Parent Visa (10 Years Route) If Relationship Breaks Down While On Spouse Visa Super Priority Service Available For Decision Within 24 Hours

 

FAQs: Spouse Visa (5 Years Route)

The requirements for UK spouse visa are set out in Appendix FM of the Immigration Rules. The requirements for the application include the following:

For the UK spouse visa to be granted, the applicant must:

  • meet the suitability criteria under Appendix FM of the Immigration Rules;
  • have been married to the UK spouse and both the applicant and the UK sponsor must have been free to marry before entering into marriage, if either of them was previously married;
  • prove the genuineness of the relationship of the applicant with the UK sponsor;
  • prove that the UK sponsor satisfies the financial requirement of earning £18,600 gross per annum (or above if there are non-British Children)
  • prove that the UK sponsor has adequate accommodation to accommodate the applicant without recourse to public funds;
  • prove that the applicant has passed the English language test at CEFR level A1 in listening and speaking only;
  • must present at the time of application a valid medical certificate issued by a medical practitioner approved by the Secretary of State for these purposes, as listed on the Gov.uk website, confirming that they have undergone screening for active pulmonary tuberculosis and that such tuberculosis is not present in the applicant.

Entry clearance as a spouse is granted for 33 months. You will be initially granted 30 days entry clearance endorsement on your passport to enable your entry in the UK and within 10 working days of your entry in the UK, you can collect your Biometric Residence Permit (BRP) from the designated post office which will be valid for 33 months.

If you have spouse visa under 5 years partner route, you can apply for Indefinite Leave to Remain (ILR) upon completion of 5 years starting from the date of your first entry in the UK on spouse visa.

If your application for entry clearance or leave to remain as a spouse has been refused by the Home Office UKVI, you can challenge the refusal by way of an immigration appeal to the First Tier Tribunal.

The following requirements apply for spouse visa applications under 5 years route:

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