A UK partner visa allows spouses, unmarried or same-sex partners and fiancées of UK citizens or permanent residents to come and live with their family in the UK.
To qualify for a Partner visa, applicants must be an eligible partner of a UK citizen or permanent resident who is currently living or who intends to live permanently in the UK.
An eligible partner is a:
Partner visa applicants are usually required to be of a minimum age, meet English language, accommodation and maintenance (funds) requirements and demonstrate that their relationship is existing and genuine in nature.
Partner visa applicants may also be required to meet certain health and character requirements.
A Partner visa entitles the holder to come and live in the UK with their partner. A Partner visa is usually granted for an initial probationary period, depending on the type of relationship.
Dependent and unmarried children under 18 years of age may be included on the visa application to accompany their parents to the UK.
A Partner visa may lead to Indefinite Leave to Remain (ILR) which entitles individuals to permanent residency in the UK.
To see a full listing of our fees and services, Partner Visa Processing Time and application costs please visit our FAQ page.