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How to switch into a UK Spouse visa in country from another Visa Category

You can apply to switch into a spouse visa (5 years route) if you are married to a British national or a person who is present and settled in the UK. To do so, you must meet the eligibility requirements for switching to a spouse visa. The application for switching into spouse visa under the 5 years route is …

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English Language Test requirement for UK visas

Applicants from non – English speaking countries are required to pass an approved English language test when applying for a UK visa (in most cases) or citizenship application. Types of tests There are 2 different types of tests assessing English language ability at different levels and the test you will be required to pass will …

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Does the 180-day absence requirement apply to spouses or partners of a settled person under Appendix FM?

Most UK immigration categories impose a restriction that the visa holder must not be outside the UK for more than 180 days in any 12-month period.  This requirement is to be met when applying for Indefinite leave to remain. Fortunately, if you are in the UK as a spouse or a partner of a settled …

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