The UK immigration rules recognizes that in reality, couples who may have been in genuine and subsisting may not yet be married, but may in reality live as married people. The immigration rules have therefore created a route, known as the Unmarried partner visa route to cater for such.
The Home Office’ immigration rules have specified that unmarried partners refers to persons are in a genuine and subsisting relationship for at least two years. Subsisting and genuine means that such a relationship is durable.
In order to be eligible for the unmarried partner visa, you must have resided in the UK for a period of at least 2 years to a person present and settled in the UK. If you are thinking of making an unmarried partner visa application, you must be able to show the following:-
The sponsor (referring to the person present and settled in the UK) must be earning a gross income of at least GBP18,600. Where a child is part of the application, the applicant would need to show an additional GBP3,800 per child. Please contact our immigration advisers if you need help with determining your financial requirement. This is especially important if you are applying with dependants.
Partners looking to apply under this route must be able to show that they have been living together for the past years. This is very important in order to meet the genuine and subsisting relationship requirements. Having 2 years worth of the following documents will normally suffice as proof of cohabitation as per the immigration rules on unmarried partner visa.
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