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What is a UK Fiancé Visa & how to apply for the visa

What is a UK Fiancé Visa & how to apply for the visa? The title really explains the number of questions we get asked on this route and sometimes, Clients are not aware of this visa route. I hope you would find this article useful given that Brexit has come into force from 1st Jan 2021. What is a Fiancé Visa? The visa route allows you to marry in the UK, and unlike other visa categories, this is for those only intending to travel and marry in the UK. The visa should not be confused with other categories. As most Clients are confused with the fiancé visa and the marriage visitors visa, there are a number of distinction between those visas. The latter does not permit you to extend and is not designed for those getting married to a person settled in the UK. How soon do we need to be married in the UK once the fiancé visa is granted? The visa is granted by the Home Office for a period of 6 months. This would allow you enough time to get married legally in the UK and whilst you may not be able to hold a large reception at...

Applying for a UK Spouse Visa

Applying for a UK Spouse Visa When you and your partner consider to apply under the UK Spouse Visa route, you need to look into the requirements & ensure the spouse visa requirements are met. To be applicable for a spouse visa, a partner should be one of the following: A British citizen. Settled in the UK. Has limited leave as a refugee/or under humanitarian protection. Has limited leave, in the UK, and is a business person or a worker. EEA Citizen with limited leave. What is meant by ‘a partner’? The UK Spouse visa application route defines who can be referred as a "partner". Some of those, are a fiancé, those who have lived together for 2 years akin to marriage or your legally married. Those marriages under the proxy marriages, there are various legal opinions. Whenever an application for a UK Spouse Visa are applied, considerations are taken to the genuineness of the relationship. Spouse Visa applications are sometimes refused due to the fact that the material information related to the relationship were not provided. We must ensure that whenever an application for a UK Spouse visa are lodged, the evidences to support the relationship are enclosed. How...