Spouse Visa

  • I don't know where to start. I am married to a British Citizen and am not going to mail my documents in until a week and a half from now. What is the longest it will take if I hit peak time? They say 5 to 10 business days, but I am still worried. How strict is the UK embassy? MY husband and I don't have savings, but he is employed and we are not seeking public funds. Do I have a chance?

    16 Oct 2007, 10:09 Lily
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  • Good Luck

    If your husband is already a uk citizen you will have an easier time getting a visa. Provided you meet all the requirements set out in the visa documentation. Public funds means that you are not eligible to apply for support from the government, and you need to be able to work to support yourself. Either that or that your husband is able to provide acommodation and support for you while you are there.

    Good Luck I hope it works out for you.

    Kay 24 Oct 2007, 06:27 - Report
  • Depends on the Situation

    Salman is a British Born Citizen.
    Salman recently got married like a 3 month ago, Salman does have a job,he is employed as a security agent, he lives with his parents, his parents provide accommdation for him because he does not have a home for himself since arrival of his wife, Salman and his wife will remain in his parents home and I believe he does not have any savings whatsoever but the thing is Salman he has a job and I sincerely do hope you get a visa.

    Jim Lampard 30 Oct 2007, 12:02 - Report
  • savings shouldn't matter

    I don't think you should be worried about savings as long as your partner is working. The time may vary it all depends but don't worry but pray. We humans worry a lot. All the best.

    Angel 30 Oct 2007, 05:07 - Report
  • converting into dependent from a student visa

    hi
    me amd my wife married in july 2005 and came to uk in feb 2006 on seperate student visa and recently extended our both visas in this year,now we are planning to convert my student visa into a dependent visa,so i waned to know is it possible to do this without going back to india and one more thing is that her passport does not have my name and we mentioned unmarried when our visas extended.

    abdul 11 Nov 2007, 09:01 - Report
  • Visa

    Hi, i am married with a british citizen, born in the UK. I want to apply the next year for the spouse visa, but i am a little afraid because my husband at the moment receive social benefits due he is on sickness benefits as he suffers from anxiety, so he is not able to work at the moment. He doesn't have too much savings but i am working at the moment in Peru and i do have my own savings. When we will get to the UK, we will live with my father in law, who is retired and is living in a rented house. We lived in the UK for 10 months and now, my husband is with me in my country as i had to come back because my visa expired and he wants to come back to the UK with me, but is just i am scare to the people on the embassy tell me no, because my husband doesn't have a job at the moment. Some advice about this, will be very apreciated.

    Mirela 22 Nov 2007, 10:11 - Report
  • do i need to go back to change my visa

    hello i am in uk on student visa that is going to expire after 4 months and i am going to marry next month with a british citizen. if i extend my student visa so can i convert it to spouse visa later on when we have savings ? will it convert in uk or i need to go back to my home country to change it to spouse visa. and if i need to go to my home country for spouse visa and incase of rejection of spouse visa can i come back on my student visa ?

    shahji 26 Nov 2007, 12:55 - Report
  • iam pregnant

    hello all , my name is Dr nahid and im from pakistan , i m married to a british citizen , i applied for spouse settlement visa but that was refused , i appealed against the decision and my appeal was allowed on 21 sept2007 now its december i didnt get any reply from the embassy , im 7 months pregant , i m really worried coz thn there will be airline restrictions , i called ait , homeoffcie n embassy , they dont even bother to answer my questions , can anyone plzzz tell me wat shud i do inorder to get to uk in time coz i have 15 to 20 days time after tht i wont be able to travel.

    nahid 11 Dec 2007, 01:24 - Report
  • help!

    my husband live in canada, i am a british citizen, im only 20 and he's 21 and this is all so confuzing. i lived in canada for 7 years due to parents jobs and moved back august 2006 thinking we could sort it all out here. we've been living apart for a year now and i've only seen him when i married him last august 2007 for a few weeks. we have a 9 moth old son and i'm pregnant due in may 2008. i'm full time doing gcses in college. and im on benefits until i finish college in june then i hope to find work. the plan is to convince customs that hes going to come here saty with my parents who will support him till one of us find work and get off of benefits. but im terrified they wont see it like that, and even if he gets visa i will lose everything and i cant work and i'm afraid i will lose my college grant and never find decent work as i have no previous qualifications. i'm so stressed i don't know what to do. last time he came here they told him he could only stay 3 days because he was here 5 months before and was on a one way as my parents were going to pay his ticket home so he could stay for birth of our son. customs assumed he might want to illegally work which he didn't at all my mum gave him a 10pound a week allowance. and thats why. i'm afraid this will work against his visa application, even though we've done nothing wrong. i dont want to lose my family just because immigration. i cant go back to canada anymore, my perminant residency has run out. can anyone help?

    jemma 16 Jan 2008, 10:35 - Report
  • I've got the Marraige Visa..

    Hi i have the marraige Visa. I just want to Know if I'm eligible for public funds and will be paying for international fees if i'm in university???

    Dave 03 Feb 2008, 01:40 - Report
  • Spouse visa requirements

    The qualifying sponsor must be financially stable and have suitable accommodation available. The sponsor must assure the British Government that they have sufficient funds (whether in form of salary or savings) to afford to live in the UK with their family (including any dependants) without requiring any disbursement of public funds, such as:

    Housing Benefit and Council Tax Benefit
    Working Tax Credit
    Income Support and Jobseekers' Allowance (JSA)
    Subsidized help with housing and homelessness
    Child Benefit
    Any disability allowance

    Source:

    http://www.marriage...age=uk-marriage-visa-uk 

    Nancy 03 Feb 2008, 04:26 - Report
  • married and english guy but now he seperate

    i am married an english guy for personal reason we agree to seperate, now I got new bf who also english my visa will expire in 6 month time but any chance for my bf to help me to get next visa ?

    annie 08 Feb 2008, 09:49 - Report
  • souse visa

    I married my husband in Thailand 18 months ago I was granted a tourist Visa on the advice of an agency who assured us that we would be able to change the visa to a spouse visa when we were together in the UK. We had already been refused a Spouse Visa in Thailand 1 year ago. I rejoined my husband 6 months ago, and when we were told that we could not change the status of the Visa, reluctantly our intentions were to cooperate with the stipulations of my tourist visa and I would fly back to Thailand next week (20th Feb) and re-apply for the spouse visa, I am now extremely worried that I will not be able to rejoin my husband,especially as I am 2 months Pregnant. Please give me ANY advise you can, we are so scared. We were turned down a spouse visa previously as at the time my husband and I were coming home to the UK with no job prospects. Now he is self employed as a mini bus driver and working hard to get everything in order for our visa application. It seems so unfair that our family is being torn apart we are married, love each other and about to become parents for the first time. Also we've read some articles on the internet where hey do not advise pregnant mothers to fly before 12 weeks. It would be impossible for my husband to come to Thailand with me as he needs to work here, also there are now problems with his close relatives health, and we are needed in the UK.

    May 14 Feb 2008, 12:19 - Report
  • Spouse Visa Can anyone help us?

    I married my husband in Thailand 18 months ago I was granted a tourist Visa on the advice of an agency who assured us that we would be able to change the visa to a spouse visa when we were together in the UK. We had already been refused a Spouse Visa in Thailand 1 year ago. I rejoined my husband 6 months ago, and when we were told that we could not change the status of the Visa, reluctantly our intentions were to cooperate with the stipulations of my tourist visa and I would fly back to Thailand next week (20th Feb) and re-apply for the spouse visa, I am now extremely worried that I will not be able to rejoin my husband,especially as I am 2 months Pregnant. Please give me ANY advise you can we are so scared. We were turned down a spouse visa previously as at the time my husband and I were coming home to the UK with no job prospects. Now he is self employed as a mini bus driver and working hard to get everything in order for our visa application. It seems so unfair that our family is being torn apart we are married, love each other and about to become parents for the first time. Also we've read some articles on the internet where hey do not advise pregnant mothers to fly before 12 weeks. It would be impossible for my husband to come to Thailand with me as he needs to work here, also there are now problems with his close relatives health, and we are needed in the UK.
    CAN ANYONE OFFER US ANY ADVICE PLEASE?

    May 14 Feb 2008, 12:22 - Report
  • help still

    if you spouse can provide documentation saying they have a jiob waiting for them and its offical even though im on benefits if i say get an affidavit saying i legal state i will renouce my benefits a weekbefore he enters country and my parent will support us if the neeed come till his first pay check, he'll be paid weekly and all other documents for visa and critera are met and we have 2 small babies together. what are our chanse. my husband need to support me will i can work again and my kids need a dad. hes under educated but its a good building job, sercure and he'll earn over 1000-1200 a month

    jemma 14 Feb 2008, 11:37 - Report
  • Problems Problems and Problems

    My self jay from india, well i married my wife last year in nov in district court.My wifehas been living in uk for the last years! She was born in scotland! Now i want spouse visa to join her but where i am worried is that whether uk embassy will give me visa as me and my wife has age difference of 17 years ! She is 40 now !

    Well she has one child from her previous marriage ! That child is also living with her ! My wife is pregnant for 3 months ! She is working but she doesnt have much savings ! when we were married this article was on the national newspaper on front page !!!!

    Well now i would like to know your opnion whether i will be able to get spouse visa for uk !!!!!!

    Jay 15 Feb 2008, 02:35 - Report
  • Living in uk

    First of all ı want to ask a few questions.My wife is british and we live in turkey.We want to come uk.I have a turkish passport.What are steps for me to come with my wife to come uk?Thanks.

    can 16 Feb 2008, 12:06 - Report
  • spouses of British subjects having difficulty entering the uk

    I see that not many people are aware of the current EU law regarding British subjects exercising a treaty right in another EU country. My husband is Indian, we were married in Italy. He would almost certainly be refused a visa if I returned to the UK and then applied for the spouse visa as he, as a pizza chef, would not be considered a skilled worker. HOWEVER, a British subject who has worked in another EU country for 6 months or more can bring their spouse to the UK without a visa, he or she can work and take up a residency permit in the UK.

    To explain better this case: a British subject can go to Italy, get a job as an English teacher with a min 6 month contract (apply to the local council for an identity card, easily given to EU nationals, EU nationals no longer require a permit to stay in Italy). The British subject, under Italian law, can then bring the spouse to Italy as he / she is a member of an EU state and so the Italian embassy will issue a visa to the spouse of an EU state member, it is not required that the spouse can speak Italian and the sponsor only has to earn € 600 a month (about £400)to be eligible to support the spouse. After 6 months the British national applies to the British embassy in Rome for the EEA family permit, which the British embassy under European law cannot refuse. Please see section 21.4.8 on the UK visa's website.

    "21.4.8 Non-EEA Family Members of British Nationals (Surinder Singh cases)
    A British national and his/her non-EEA family members can only benefit from free movement rights if they meet the criteria established in the ECJ case of Surinder Singh. The case stated that nationals of a Member State who are exercising an economic Treaty right (i.e as a worker or self-employed person) in another Member State will, on return to their home state, be entitled to bring their non-EEA family members to join them under EC law.

    Example: A British national is exercising an economic Treaty right in Germany and living with his non-EEA spouse and children. On the British national's return to the UK, his non-EEA family members can apply for an EEA family permit to join him under EC law.

    The Surinder Singh judgement is incorporated into the EEA Regulations in Regulation 9. Family members of British nationals who meet the requirements of Regulation 9 are treated as family members of EEA nationals for the purposes of the EEA Regulations."

    I hope this is of help to any British nationals having difficulty bringing their spouse to the UK.

    Good luck

    kate 19 Feb 2008, 10:50 - Report
  • working in belgium as a spouse of polish national

    i am a national of pakistan and married to polish girl.i am thinking about goint to belgium for work,but i dnt know whether its allowed to work in my status as a family member of EEA national i belgium?does it reqiure work permit ? what documents i need.i havee polish temperary poland resedence card and can freely move in europe.

    baba 02 Mar 2008, 09:25 - Report
  • Spouse Visa "Settled" Question

    I'm wondering if someone might be able to help me with a few questions I have about my settlement visa application.

    My spouse is a UK citizen. We have been married for 2 years and we are both living and working in the US.
    We need to move to the UK no later than September, when I will start graduate school in London. I don't want to apply for a student visa because I intend to live permanently in the UK.

    We have a healthy savings accoung to pay for all our expenses. We don't have a job lined up yet because we can't interview in person because we're in the US.
    Does he need to move to the UK, have a lease and find a permanent job before I can get a UK settlement visa? Would our savings account be enough to show that we are not going to claim public funds?

    We don't want to separate and I'm hoping there is a way to have a successful visa application

    Thank you in advance for your reponse(s).

    Ari 24 Mar 2008, 07:43 - Report
  • Spouse Visa

    I going to apply for work permit this week and I am going to get married in may. I have filled martial status as single in work permit form. I am planning to take my spouse with me when I travel to UK in mid may. whether martial status in the work permit form will create a problem when I apply visa for my spouse. Please let me know my mail id is

    Kumar 03 Apr 2008, 01:12 - Report
  • apply for spouse

    i am going to the carribbean to marry my fiance, jus dont no when to apply for spouse visa.
    when i do im a worries as i do work but claim child benifit, as every child born here is entiltled to that. Althought this is in a saving account for her, which will be a good thing.
    i do apply working tax and child tax but this also pays for child care. whan should i stop this if i am applying for a spouse visa.

    jj 06 Apr 2008, 09:57 - Report
  • pragnent polish girl with illegal indian boy

    what can i get here to stay here .any visa or can`t get anything

    jagjit 19 Apr 2008, 09:55 - Report
  • visa

    If i am a British Citizen and i have brought my husban to the uk with a spous visa, but its time for the visa to be extended,if he is physicaly beating me can i put a stop to this?

    natasha 21 Apr 2008, 10:17 - Report
  • immigration

    just wanted to ask i have a british passport and am claiming public funds, if i get married to someone holding a indian passport can he come and stay with me in the uk

    s 23 Apr 2008, 12:06 - Report
  • need to change my visa

    hava a two year multiple visit visa, just got married here in yhe uk with an approval, what step do I take now

    stella 01 May 2008, 12:50 - Report
  • i do not want ot give the indefenite stay to my husband...

    i do not want ot give the indefenite stay to my husband...my husband has been in this country for nearly 9 mths.he has come out on a spouse visa but due to family forcing things are hard and now he is domesticly abusing,i do not want to give him the indefinite stay so who makes the decision at the end of the two years my family or me,or is it entirely up to the husban plz hlp

    ayesha khan 01 May 2008, 06:20 - Report
  • ok.....

    ok......when i ring the home office wat do i say.n also wat action do they take,where kani fine the home office number,plz hlp ayesha khan,eail me at ,thank you.

    ayehsa khan 03 May 2008, 01:00 - Report
  • i want family visa of saudi arabia

    hello my name is mohammad faiz i am working in saudi arabia .so i want to call my wife here on family visa. but i dont know that how can i get this visa and wat are the prosissor to get this, one thing i tell you that i am a marketing manager in a company but myproffecition in aqama is painter can i call my wife on this.

    mohammad faiz warsi 05 May 2008, 09:26 - Report
  • hello

    hello i do not want ot give a indefinite stay to my husband,i have rang up immigration to let thm knw,bt they said that when he has abt 1-3 months left in his visa to ring thm thn they will take necessary action wat shall i do?
    please help.

    sameena 08 May 2008, 01:41 - Report
  • Hi i have just started working

    Hello i am a uk citizen and recently got married to my cousin in Pakistan, when i came back i started a job( a perm full time job), i want to find out is that, what is the minimum time you need to be in work before you can apply, meaning can i apply for spouse visa after 6 or 7 weekly slips or do i have to wait longer.

    secondaly , i recieve my pymt in cash, and i cash it every week, does this matter.

    Ali 08 May 2008, 11:12 - Report
  • sameena

    give a written application and provide them all the details that u feel he married u just for visa and u r not living with him anymore and he has no reason to stay in the uk as he is not living with u and he should be sent back ... they will definately do that .. hand ur written application or call them up.

    Sahil 09 May 2008, 02:54 - Report
  • hard to understand why girls marry visa seekers

    ANY GUY WITHOUT BRITISH VISA IS ONLY INTERESTED IN VISA NOT IN U ...... HOW HARD IS THIS TO UNDERSTAND...... it s pitty british girls are being abused for the visa and treated like tissues ... use it abuse it and throw it away. PLEASE DO NOT MARRY TO AN ILLEGAL DO NOT MARRY TO AN INTERNATIONAL STUDENTON STUDENT VISA .. DO NOT MARRY TO A GUY WHO DOES NOT HAVE UK VISA AND IF U STILL DO THEN U R OPENING THE DOOR OF MISERIES FOR URSELF WITH UR OWN HANDS.

    KHAN 09 May 2008, 03:08 - Report
  • re:sahil

    ive hav rang up immigration n they tld me to giv them wat information was needed also i tld thm that he is using me 4 the visa n they said they will chase it up n hav him out the country afta two yrs is up.

    sameena 09 May 2008, 04:16 - Report
  • confused

    bt im confused who deports the spouse back immigration or home office have i rang the rite ppl/place.i rang intelligence immgration b'ham is that rite ppl i contacted ....i mean i wna send my abusive partner bk bt i dnt knw if i rang the rite ppl/place n they said wen his vis expires wich is 1yr n 2months away thn they will take matters b4 that tym into there hands.plz hlp

    sameena 10 May 2008, 05:28 - Report
  • A question or two

    Hi, I have a question. I know someone who is being dragged into a situation about getting someone into the country. I want to have my facts correct on this. Guy lives in US, has a criminal record and probably wont even get into UK for a visit let alone to stay. Plan seems to be to get UK girl pregnant when she visits US and then he will get to come over due to being father. I think that is BS and wont be allowed. Am I correct? (I hope so)

    I am imagining even if they got married, she would need to do it in US and even then that doesnt guaruntee he gets in does it?

    If anyone has any ideas please let me know.

    Kazza 11 May 2008, 04:14 - Report
  • confused

    confusedbt im confused who deports the spouse back immigration or home office have i rang the rite ppl/place.i rang intelligence immgration b'ham is that rite ppl i contacted ....i mean i wna send my abusive partner bk bt i dnt knw if i rang the rite ppl/place n they said wen his vis expires wich is 1yr n 2months away thn they will take matters b4 that tym into there hands.plz hlp

    sameena 12 May 2008, 01:55 - Report
  • visa

    Hello there!
    My spouse visa expired on 2009 what do i need to do next?do i need to apply here in the uk or i have to go back to Philippines?other pilipino told me that i have to take exam the citizenship is that true?
    Bheng

    Bheng 15 May 2008, 12:34 - Report
  • wait another 10 years!!!!!!!!

    hi

    today i have heard a news that if your are applying for a spouse visa and gets rejected, you cant make another application until 10 years, meaning you will have to wait another 0 years,

    can somebody pls confirm, as i am really getting worried!!

    ali 17 May 2008, 11:23 - Report
  • INFORMATION... and HELP...

    Hello all, First the girl that needed help on sending her husband back, the visa as to expire before they can send him back only if his in criminal acts with proves, only then can they deport him back with immidiate effect.
    The guy about the 10years reaplying,i dont think so.If u r denied a visa doesnt mean u cant reaply if u have a good reason and fulfil the requirments.
    I am married to a romanian and she wants to go to UK to start working so we plan on going together.Please can someone advise me on what to do before my EEA FAMILY PERMIT expires, It says romania have to stay 12months before they can apply for residence. But my visa expires in 6months and she have to have a residence b4 we can both apply for me,it also takes almost 6months to get a reply when you apply at the home office. what can i do?

    Charles 22 May 2008, 04:27 - Report
  • INFORMATION... and HELP...

    Hello all, First the girl that needed help on sending her husband back, the visa as to expire before they can send him back only if his in criminal acts with proves, only then can they deport him back with immidiate effect.
    The guy about the 10years reaplying,i dont think so.If u r denied a visa doesnt mean u cant reaply if u have a good reason and fulfil the requirments.
    I am married to a romanian and she wants to go to UK to start working so we plan on going together.Please can someone advise me on what to do before my EEA FAMILY PERMIT expires, It says romania have to stay 12months before they can apply for residence. But my visa expires in 6months and she have to have a residence b4 we can both apply for me,it also takes almost 6months to get a reply when you apply at the home office. what can i do?

    Charles 22 May 2008, 04:27 - Report
  • INFOS AND HELP

    Hello all, First the girl that needed help on sending her husband back, the visa as to expire before they can send him back only if his in criminal acts with proves, only then can they deport him back with immidiate effect.
    The guy about the 10years reaplying,i dont think so.If u r denied a visa doesnt mean u cant reaply if u have a good reason and fulfil the requirments.
    I am married to a romanian and she wants to go to UK to start working so we plan on going together.Please can someone advise me on what to do before my EEA FAMILY PERMIT expires, It says romania have to stay 12months before they can apply for residence. But my visa expires in 6months and she have to have a residence b4 we can both apply for me,it also takes almost 6months to get a reply when you apply at the home office. what can i do?

    Charles 22 May 2008, 04:31 - Report
  • does it hav 2 be criminal

    if u wish to send a spouse back wat if they do not do anethn criminal bt are just using you for a uk visa plz help ...saida

    saida 24 May 2008, 12:54 - Report
  • INFORMATION AND HELP.....

    Hello all, In the case he or she as being given a residence to stay in UK, it will be a little hard to send him back beacuse he or she as not go against the law. I would advise anyone that wants to do that to seak for a lawyer and go to court,Beacuse that a chances or divorce and seperation in the UK and EU law.
    If he or she as clean criminal record and currently at that moment employed,i dont think it will be possible to send he or she back ONLY if other things r involve like u where forced or used, and that requires alot of evidence and prove.
    Can someone advice me on what to do after my EEA FAMILY PERMIT,it expires in 6months and am married to a romania who as to work for 12months b4 they get a residence to stay in UK,so what should i apply for b4 my 6months EEA FAMILY PERMIT expires and how long does it takes..?

    Charles.. 25 May 2008, 12:49 - Report
  • spouse visa

    I married my husband in pakistan in 2002 and he got a visa straight away and came to uk with me, but after a few months he committed an offence and served a 18 months prision sentance. When he was released i sent off for his application in 2003 but to date have not heard anything back from homeoffice. Now the homeoffice is saying that his passport has expired and he needs to go back to pakistan and get entry clearance but i dont think i want to stay with him anymore as i feel he only with me for visa and is abusive also. once i go back with him to pakistan can i tell the british high commision there that i dont want him her or delay his application? please help

    sam 25 May 2008, 01:17 - Report
  • INFORMATION AND HELP....

    Hello, i dont think at first you should go with him to pakistan or where he wants to go.there is no need of playing hacky packy or so. but anyway if some other reasons u can go with him there and call the embassy secretly or make a report b4 also to the home office about them not giving him from anywhere he applies and also make the complain at the UK embassy in pakis...
    I guess with that surely he wont be given,But most of you people trying to take or send people back home or away.is it really right,why cant u just leave it to God that u where not meant to be together and maybe God just sent u to help him..
    We all know UK is a good place and most people want to go there to work and study and just trying to survive anyway they can,am not saying by using someone or playing with there feelings but atimes we just have to understand that God judges and try to lean how to forgive and not to pay back in a hard way.

    Charles 25 May 2008, 04:33 - Report
  • INFORMATION AND HELP...

    Hello, i dont think at first you should go with him to pakistan or where he wants to go.there is no need of playing hacky packy or so. but anyway if some other reasons u can go with him there and call the embassy secretly or make a report b4 also to the home office about them not giving him from anywhere he applies and also make the complain at the UK embassy in pakis...
    I guess with that surely he wont be given,But most of you people trying to take or send people back home or away.is it really right,why cant u just leave it to God that u where not meant to be together and maybe God just sent u to help him..
    We all know UK is a good place and most people want to go there to work and study and just trying to survive anyway they can,am not saying by using someone or playing with there feelings but atimes we just have to understand that God judges and try to lean how to forgive and not to pay back in a hard way

    Charles 25 May 2008, 04:51 - Report
  • help i dont know where to turn to for help and imformatsion

    hi every one
    i got married januray of 2008 to my turkish husband i so very much want my husband to join me in the uk but my husband wants to work when or if he can get is visa what and were do we go to apply for a visa forr the uk plus a employer to spoonser my hhusband with the offer of employment is there any one that can help me and ggive me some advise
    looking fforward to all replys
    thxs

    lynda 28 May 2008, 10:33 - Report
  • Spouse Visa

    Hi Sam!
    You didn"t able to mention clearly either you are still with him or he has already returned to his home country to apply for entry clearance.
    Anyway if he is still here you can tell him that i don"t want to be with you and go separate way.
    If you are scared from his reaction or living in an abusive environment tnan my advice is to call Domestic violence helpline number or simply the Police.
    You will get all the help you need but your accusation should be well founded.

    Kaz 29 May 2008, 07:42 - Report
  • spouse visa

    I am married to a British citizen for about 2 months now. I have applied for a settlement visa to UK but my visa got rejected. My husband is a full time employed. I am not working here in my country. I don't know what to do? I am so upset. Please help me.

    rita 29 May 2008, 08:08 - Report
  • Information and Help

    Hi Lynda!

    Your husband needs to contact British High Commission in Turkey regarding all the information about applying for a spouse visa.

    Alternatively you can travel to turkey to join and assist him with relevant documents.

    1. You need to provide a documentary evidence that you can accomodate him in Uk.

    2. You also need to provide a documentary evidence for available funds and any proof of income, wage slips, bank statements etc etc.

    3. You need to satisfy the immigration authorities that you are currently not receiving any public funds and will not do so in futher either.

    The second part of your query regarding sponsorship and employment.

    If your husband is a highly skilled individual than, this will be a bonus if some employer wants to employ him.

    If he is not don"t worry about it, as soon as he will get his spouse visa (Given for Two years normally) he can work straight away after arriving in Uk.

    If any point you are not sure about, Just Ask and Good Luck.

    Kaz 29 May 2008, 08:24 - Report
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