You can apply as the partner, spouse, child of a British citizen or person settled in the UK
You may be eligible for settlement (‘indefinite leave to remain’) if your partner/family member is a:
Partners are 2 people in a genuine relationship - you must be able to prove one of the following:
You and your partner must intend to continue your relationship after you apply for settlement.
Your family member can:
If you meet the eligibility requirements, you can apply to:
To apply for a ‘family of a settled person’ visa, you must be from outside the European Economic Area (EEA) or Switzerland.
Your partner or family member must have one of the following:
You must also prove that:
You must prove that you and your partner are 18 or over and in a genuine relationship.
You must be one of the following:
You must prove that any previous relationships you or your partner had are permanently broken down.
You must also meet the financial requirement of:
You need to have been living in the UK with a ‘partner of a settled person’ visa for:
Your application might be refused if, for example, you’ve:
broken UK immigration law
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