While looking at attaining a Tier 2 Dependent Visa, the dependent must evidence that they can be supported financially whilst their stay in the UK.

Each dependent must show that they have £630 available with them (in addition to the £945 the main applicant must have to support for himself).

The dependent must have these funds available for at least 90 days prior to the application being made.

The UK Tier 2 A-rated sponsor can also provide an undertaking, if it becomes necessary, stating that the sponsor will accommodate the dependant for a month. The undertaking may be limited to at least £630 per dependant. A Tier 2 A-rated sponsor can do this by:

Endorsing the maintenance on the Certificate of Sponsorship

For instance, the Tier 2 migrant can make an application at the same time for their spouse and two children. The sponsor needs to show that they have £630 for their spouse and a further £630 for each of the two children; this is in addition to the £945 which is required by them to support themselves. In total, the family would require £2,835 funds to be available with them (£630 x 3 = £1890 + £945). If the dependant applies at the same time as the main applicant, they are required to show that they meet the maintenance requirement while the dependant is also required to meet the maintenance requirement.

We, at The SmartMove2UK (a division of SmartMove Immigration), have assisted thousands of applicants to apply for their dependent visas and join their partners in the UK. We provide expertise service for the 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.


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