What are the Challenges in Obtaining the UK Spouse Visa?

The UK Spouse visa is essential for anyone who wants to live in the UK with their spouse who is a British citizen or holds Indefinite Leave to Remain [ILR]. Permission to live and work in the UK on a permanent basis can be granted to the foreign spouse, as long as both the applicant and their UK sponsor meet the requirements established by the UK Immigration Rules.

There are certain factors which may cause delay in the processing or may lead to refusal of the UK spouse visa Factors which make the application process difficult include:


If the Sponsor does not meet the financial requirement or the sponsor isnot able to provide the financial documents evidencing their economic background.


The Sponsor not able to evidence availability ofadequate accommodation required under the UK Immigration rules.

English Language:

The applicant is not able to demonstrate how they meet the English language requirement.

Genuine Relationship:

The applicant and sponsor are not able to provide evidence that they are in a genuine relationship or lack evidence which proves that the relationship is subsisting.

Immigration Background:

The applicant and/or the sponsor have an adverse immigration background where they have not complied with the Immigration rules or violated the Immigration conditions.

Medical Reports:

The applicant has a communicable disease (e.g. tuberculosis)

Criminal Record:

The applicant has any civil or criminal cases or any convictions spent or unspent.

Also read: Chances of Spouse Visa Refusal to the UK

If you would like to know more about applying for any category of UK immigration and Visas, drop your inquiry in the form to your side, and one of our associates will be in touch with you shortly.

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