You can apply for extension/renewal of your spouse visa under 5 years route from inside the UK by using application form FLR (M) online prior to the expiry of your initial leave of 2.5 years. As a result of a successful application for extension of your spouse visa under 5 years route, you will be granted further leave to remain for 30 months (2.5 years) to be able to complete 5 years in the UK and thus apply for ILR as a spouse under 5 years route. An application for spouse visa renewal will be considered in accordance with requirements of the Immigration Rules as set out in Appendix FM of the Immigration Rules.
Our expert team of spouse visa solicitors in London specialise in applications for extension of spouse visa. Our specialist spouse visa solicitors have successfully helped thousands of clients with the applications for extension of spouse visa. Our best team of spouse visa solicitors can provide fast, friendly, reliable and fixed fee immigration services concerning your application for extension of spouse visa under 5 years route. Ask a question to our expert spouse visa solicitors for free immigration advice or submit an online request to book an appointment for detailed legal advice for your application for renewal of spouse visa under 5 years route.
For a spouse visa renewal/extension application to succeed, there are following main requirements:
As one of the expert immigration solicitors based in London 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 spouse visa extension application whereby decision on your application will be made by the Home Office UKVI within 24 hours of the enrolment of biometrics at a designated service centre.
Our specialist spouse visa solicitors can prepare and submit your spouse visa extension application to the Home Office, UKVI through Super Priority Service (SPS) and get a decision on your spouse visa extension application within 24 hours. This way, you will not have to wait for the decision on your spouse visa renewal application for months (sometimes years).
If you are currently in the UK under spouse visas 5 years route, and you do not meet the financial requirement of £18,600 or above, you can apply for switching into spouse visa 10 years route from inside the UK. Most applicants who switch from 5 years route to 10 years route will end up applying for Indefinite Leave to Remain (ILR) in the UK under 10 years long residence category once they have lived in the UK continuously and lawfully for at least 10 years. All the time spent in the UK on all kinds of UK visa categories including spouse visa 5 years route and spouse visa 10 years route will be counted towards ILR under 10 years long residence – SET (LR) application.
Meeting the financial requirement is one of the key requirements for renewal/extension of spouse visa under 5 years route from inside the UK.
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