Please note that this route has now been merged with the standard Visit Visa.
The family visitor visa is appropriate for persons whose family member is in the UK on a visa. If your family member is not a member of the EEA and has a valid leave to remain in the country, the family visit visa will be appropriate.
Please note that a family member is defined as any of the following:-
In order to qualify on this route, the applicant must show the following:-
There is currently no right of appeal available for refusals of the family visit visa. You may however be able to challenge a refusal by lodging an administrative review. It is important that an application for Judicial review be lodged within 90 days of the refusal.
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