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Referring to typical cases regarding the UK Spouse visa processing time, a UK spouse visa application generally takes 10 to 12 weeks to be processed (3 months). But things can get complicated from time to time. Take the case of the Watsons for instance.
The UK Spouse Visa timelines have been a matter of considerable debate and personal trauma for many years now. This is because the Home Office takes an unjustifiably long time to process visa applications. And yes, it’s the time scale which is a problem in itself, regardless of how strong your application is. You might be set for a guaranteed visa acceptance, but you still have to wait. For how long? That’s the thing. You never know.
Here’s Mrs. Watson’s (formerly Arora) heartbreaking case due to the Home Office’s UK Spouse Visa processing time 2018.
Mrs Watson is an Indian married to a British national looking to start a family living in the UK with her husband. She filed for her UK Spouse Visa application on the 26th of March 2018, and posted the required documents to Sheffield on the 11th of April. Verdict: she is still waiting for an answer from the Home Office.