If you have been granted a spouse visa under the Appendix FM, you will need to apply for ILR using the SET (M) application form; provided you have continually resided in the UK for 5 years under the spouse visa immigration category. You will need to meet the financial requirement of GBP18,600 gross per annum. Exemptions are applicable to individuals who are normally exempt from meeting such requirements under Appendix FM
A person who was granted spouse visa under the rules in place before 9 July 2012 can apply for Indefinite Leave to Remain (ILR) using SET (M) application upon completion of 2 years residence in the UK on spouse visa. The applicant can submit SET (M) application 28 days before completion of 2 years residence in the UK as a spouse.
|Spouse Visa Entry Clearance|
|Switching into the Spouse Visa|
|Extension of a Spouse Visa|
|Spouse Visa Indefinite Leave to remain|
|Spouse Visa application frequently asked questions|