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  • Having a professional UK immigration advisor who provides you with tips on the number of ways to meet your Spouse Visa UK requirements is the best way to ensure that your UK Spouse Visa Application is complete and meets the UKVI (United Kingdom Visas and Immigration) standards
  • The below blog provides valuable guidance for aspirants of the UK Spouse Visa and has all the latest updates in UK Spouse Visa Application requirements
  • Not leaving anything out from your UK Spouse Visa application becomes even more crucial when you consider the UK Spouse Visa fees, which are steep
  • It costs almost INR 1.8 lakhs for filing for an application
  • Therefore, having your application rejected for avoidable reasons can come as a heartbreaker for many
  • Do your best to ensure that you do not end up in this situation
  • Take necessary precautions. And keep yourself updated
  • At The SmartMove2UK, we have more than 15 years of experience in successfully filing UK spouse visa application, UK Unmarried Partner Visa applications, and UK Civil Partnership Visa applications for applicants in same-sex relationships
  • In other words, you can be certain that the tips offered below have been tried and tested

TOP 10 tips

TOP 10 tips that applicants can use for meeting the UK Spouse Visa requirements to join their spouse and live permanently in the UK

  1. Cross check if you have applied for and received the correct documents at the time of completing the application. These typically include the UK NARIC certificates, TB test results (TB test results are valid for 6 months), or IELTS Test report
  2. For UK NARIC, you may give a UK address enabling faster processing of your documents
  3. Take screenshots of WhatsApp calls, FaceTime calls if call logs are not available
  4. If any of your documents are in a language other than English, do not forget to provide translations from authorized translators.
  5. Make sure that all the financial information you provide is consistent (salary slips, tax returns, bank statements)
  6. When submitting degree certificates to show how you meet the English language requirement – make sure you submit the original degree certificate and mark sheets
  7.  Be ready to provide correct and specific information about your application should there be any inquiry or additional checks by the UKVI
  8. Make sure that your credit cards and/or debit cards have adequate limits to process the large amounts for visa fees, Immigration Health Surcharge, priority processing fees, and other value-added services
  9. Don’t forget to check the VFS India Homepage to see weekly processing times.
  10. Once you have submitted your application and are waiting for an outcome, you can also use the UKVI ‘contact us’ page to submit a request for tracking the status of your application (please note that this is a for-fee service)

Just stick to the tips above, take appropriate help from a professional as and when required, and you should have no trouble with your UK Spouse Visa application.

FAQ’s on UK Spouse Visa Application

Can you work on a UK Spouse Visa?

Yes, you can. If you are residing the UK on a Spousal Visa UK, then you are free to work in the UK without any restrictions during the validity period of your visa.

Which IELTS do you require to apply for UK Spouse Visa?

There are two distinct categories of IELTS exams: the IELTS and the IELTS Life Skills. For a UK Spouse Visa, you would be required to take an IELTS Life Skills with a CEFR level A1. Ensure that you are taking the Secure English Test (UKVI SELT). To understand what these words mean, we suggest you check out the British Council’s IETLS web page here.

I want to know about Student Spouse Visa UK and what are requirements of 2023 latest rules from India?

- Question asked in a forum

Your partner and children (‘dependants’) may be able to apply to come to the UK or stay longer in the UK. If you are a full-time student on a postgraduate level course that lasts 9 months or longer and you will need to provide marriage certificate, relationship evidence and sponsor’s study evidence in the UK. Apply from – complete relevant form, submit supporting documents at VFS. You can also seek immigration consultant advice for smooth process.

The SmartMove2UK’s UK Immigration Assistance for UK Spouse Visa Application

  • Most applicants find the UK immigration law to be complex and find it challenging to keep track of the frequent changes
  • You may choose to have your application prepared by professionals to ensure it has the best possible chance of success, avoid delays or losing government fees if your application is refused
  • If you would like to make a UK Spouse Visa application, UK Unmarried Partner Visa or UK Civil Partner Visa application to live with your spouse in the UK
  • For further queries and clarifications, Call us at +91 98191 27002 or email us at and book your consultation appointment
  • You can find our presence in Delhi, Bengaluru, and Mumbai
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