If you are a British citizen or you are settled in the UK [that is you have obtained Indefinite Leave to Remain] and if you are married or are in a relationship with a non-EU national then your Spouse or Partner will require a UK Spouse Visa to join you in the UK.

The UK spouse visa might seem difficult, but we are here for your assistance to make this process easy for you.

Spouse Visa UK Qualifying Requirements

To submit a valid UK Spouse Visa application, you must be able to meet the following requirements:

Your Relationship

  • You and your partner should both be at least 18 years of age.
  • You must be married, and your marriage must be valid under UK law. If you are unmarried then you must have been living together in a relationship for at least 2 years;
  • The marriage must be genuine and subsisting
  • You and your partner have met in person

After Christian marriage the marriage certificate from ward offices of municipal corporation is it valid for visa process to UK

- Question asked in a forum
Yes, after the ceremonial Christian marriage, a marriage certificate issued by the local municipal corporation side is acceptable for UK visa application.

Financial Requirements

It is important to meet the minimum level of income and saving requirements for you and your spouse. You need to ensure that you meet the income or savings criteria. If you are applying from outside the UK, then only the British citizen’s income can be considered. But if you are applying from within the UK, then joint income can be considered. The minimum amount of income should be £18,600 and this would increase if you have children.

The English Language Requirement

The applicant needs to ensure that they meet the English language requirement. This can be satisfied if they are from an English-speaking country, have taken an approved English language test or have a degree taught in English.

The list is exhaustive. If you are looking for other requirements like UK Spouse Visa document checklist 2023 for income requirement, you can have a detailed information about it at The SmartMove2UK.

We at The SmartMove2UK have assisted more than 2000 people to migrate all over the world. We are experts in all kinds of UK visas. To ensure that your application has the best chance of success and to avoid additional delays or costs you can contact us on +91 98191 27002 or fill in the form below so that our team members can get in touch with you at the earliest.

How to apply for exemption for English language test in spouse visa due to covid-19?

- Question asked in a forum
You can apply for an exemption for English language test under the spouse visa category if you are aged over 65 years or you have a physical or mental condition that prevents you from meeting the requirement.

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