You can apply for spouse visa under 5 years route as a spouse if you meet all the spouse visa requirements as set out in Appendix FM of the Immigration Rules. Spouse visa is also known as settlement visa or Appendix FM Partner visa. As a result of an application for entry clearance for spouse visa, the applicant is granted initial leave for a period of 33 months. In case of an in-country application for switching into spouse visa, the applicant is granted an initial leave for 2.5 years (30 months) and a further extension is granted for another 2.5 years (30 months). You can apply for ILR as a spouse under 5 years route upon completion of 5 years on spouse visa.
To apply as a spouse, you, and your spouse both need to be 18 or over.
Your UK spouse must also either:
Our specialist team of spouse visa solicitors based in London, Manchester or Birmingham have wealth of knowledge and experience of successfully dealing with spouse visa applications under 5 years partner route. Our expert spouse visa solicitors will provide you with fast, friendly, reliable, and fixed fee immigration services for your UK spouse visa application under 5 years route. We can provide Super Priority Service (decision within 24 hours) for all in-country applications for spouse visa under 5 years partner route including application for switching into Spouse Visa (5 Years Route), renewal of Spouse Visa (5 Years Route) and ILR Spouse Visa (5 Years Route).
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Our specialist team of spouse visa solicitors can provide fast, friendly, reliable and fixed fee immigration services for following spouse visa applications under the 5 years route:
If your application for spouse visa is refused by the Home Office, UKVI, our expert team of immigration appeals solicitors can provide following legal help and support to challenge the refusal of your spouse visa refusal:
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