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List of Supporting Documents For Spouse Application- Nigeria. Please Help

Post by debooy2 » Fri Dec 22, 2017 5:16 am

Hi experts,

I'm sorry if there are already other post relevant to this. But I found they are unique to the people and I think it differs from country to country.

Please I require your support . These are the documents i will be providing as evidence for my application after our wedding. My partner is Nigerian:

1) Comparability Statement by NARIC UK

2) English Language Assessment Letter by NARIC UK- (is letter sufficient and doesn't have to be a certificate ?

3) will be printing my bank statement - 6 months

6) 6 months pay slips

6a) employment letter

7) Tenancy agreement

8) Letter from letting agent describing the house saying we have right to the house and won't be deemed overcrowded as it's currently shared between myself and one other person.

9) Letter from agent over 28 days is this still okay?

10) should I include utility bills?

11) will be attaching WhatsApp call log

12) should we include WhatsApp chats? Some of them are really personal? Is it compulsory. If yes will have to.

13) pre wedding photos together

14) will be attaching wedding photos

15) wedding certificate will be attached.

16) my partner's TB test certificate.

17) council tax statement ?

18) Decree Absolute

I can't think of anything else at the moment. Please feel free to add and advice me on what's not really relevant.

Please I need support from the experts on this forum.

Kind regards.

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Re: List of Supporting Documents For Spouse Application- Nigeria. Please Help

Post by debooy2 » Fri Dec 22, 2017 10:19 am

Hi,

Please everyone, I'm not being impatient. Today is the last working day before Xmas. Plz I need your response in case I need to get any official documents. For example, council tax statement etc.

Thanks

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Re: List of Supporting Documents For Spouse Application- Nigeria. Please Help

Post by debooy2 » Fri Dec 22, 2017 5:22 pm

Wow still no response

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Re: List of Supporting Documents For Spouse Application- Nigeria. Please Help

Post by MikeSpring » Fri Dec 22, 2017 7:47 pm

Add as much of correspondence, including the whatsapp, and especially if it is 'private' that is what the real relationship is about.

Re bank statements, what do you mean you will print them out? Teh yhabe to be printed at the bank office and it would be prudent for them to be stamped, the electronic b.s. is not sufficient.

Add your photos with your wife, draft a letter confirming your relationship etc. Letters and evidence from your wedding.

Be creative and the more details, the harder for the Home Office to refuse your application.

If you do not meet the income threshold think about third party guarantees, future prospective earnning and

Good luck with your app.

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Re: List of Supporting Documents For Spouse Application- Nigeria. Please Help

Post by debooy2 » Fri Dec 22, 2017 8:20 pm

Hi,

Thank you so much. So the letter from the agent is sufficient?

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Re: List of Supporting Documents For Spouse Application- Nigeria. Please Help

Post by Rose_20 » Sat Dec 23, 2017 12:19 am

Hi there ,

I haven't yet submitted my application but from what I have gathered from my time on the forum and researching :

- If you don't have exclusive use of the property ( you are sharing with others ) then you will need to have a property inspection report to confirm there will be no overcrowding.

- You should also include a letter from your landlord stating that they give permission for your spouse to reside in this property once they have a valid visa.

- I would include the utility bill/council tax statement as proof of address alonside your tenancy agreement , although I can't say this is a requirement.

- If you don't have the original posted bank statements, online printed statements will need to be officially stamped by your bank.

- Add proof that you have visited each other and have actually met in person e.g flight tickets, hotel reservations etc

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Re: List of Supporting Documents For Spouse Application- Nigeria. Please Help

Post by seagul » Sat Dec 23, 2017 5:51 pm

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Rose_20 wrote:
Sat Dec 23, 2017 12:19 am
Hi there ,

I haven't yet submitted my application but from what I have gathered from my time on the forum and researching :

- If you don't have exclusive use of the property ( you are sharing with others ) then you will need to have a property inspection report to confirm there will be no overcrowding.

- You should also include a letter from your landlord stating that they give permission for your spouse to reside in this property once they have a valid visa.

- I would include the utility bill/council tax statement as proof of address alonside your tenancy agreement , although I can't say this is a requirement.

Yes I also think that utility bills and council tax and other proof of address are not required at initial spouse visa phase which become highly imperative when extension time where both couples need to show cohabitation.
The opinion expressed as above is neither a professional advice nor contesting/competing to other member's opinion/advice.

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Re: List of Supporting Documents For Spouse Application- Nigeria. Please Help

Post by debooy2 » Sun Dec 24, 2017 9:13 am

Hi thank you for your response.

Plz I have another question. Do we need sponsorship undertaken form ?

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Post by Casa » Sun Dec 24, 2017 9:34 am

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Sun Dec 24, 2017 9:13 am
Hi thank you for your response.

Plz I have another question. Do we need sponsorship undertaken form ?
Not required for a Spouse Settlement visa application.
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Re: List of Supporting Documents For Spouse Application- Nigeria. Please Help

Post by debooy2 » Sun Dec 24, 2017 11:54 am

Casa wrote:
Sun Dec 24, 2017 9:34 am
debooy2 wrote:
Sun Dec 24, 2017 9:13 am
Hi thank you for your response.

Plz I have another question. Do we need sponsorship undertaken form ?
Not required for a Spouse Settlement visa application.
Thank you. And compliments of the season.

Please could check if the list I have is okay or so their anything missing ?

I really would like to know if English Language Assessment letter from NARIC UK is sufficient ?

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Post by funkeq » Sun Dec 31, 2017 2:59 pm

You can add the any other picture you guys took apart from wedding ones. Get any birthday cards or Valentine cards, flights tickets.

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Post by waitingforspouse » Sun Dec 31, 2017 8:56 pm

1) Comparability Statement by NARIC UK
If UK NARIC have verified english language requirement that's great, make sure to provide this evidence including what was used i.e. degree certificate - originals

2) English Language Assessment Letter by NARIC UK- (is letter sufficient and doesn't have to be a certificate ?
as above

3) will be printing my bank statement - 6 months
last 6 months originals, or if printing online make sure each page is stamped by the branch to verify authenticity, if they can't stamp this then ask them to write a letter to confirm authenticity, most banks should be ok with this if you mention it's for immigration purposes

6) 6 months pay slips


6a) employment letter


7) Tenancy agreement

8) Letter from letting agent describing the house saying we have right to the house and won't be deemed overcrowded as it's currently shared between myself and one other person.

9) Letter from agent over 28 days is this still okay?

10) should I include utility bills?

11) will be attaching WhatsApp call log

12) should we include WhatsApp chats? Some of them are really personal? Is it compulsory. If yes will have to.
I screenshotted mine into a word document, around 2/3 per week was fine in my case

13) pre wedding photos together

14) will be attaching wedding photos

15) wedding certificate will be attached.

16) my partner's TB test certificate.

17) council tax statement ?

18) Decree Absolute

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Re: List of Supporting Documents For Spouse Application- Nigeria. Please Help

Post by debooy2 » Tue Jan 02, 2018 9:13 am

waitingforspouse wrote:
Sun Dec 31, 2017 8:56 pm
1) Comparability Statement by NARIC UK
If UK NARIC have verified english language requirement that's great, make sure to provide this evidence including what was used i.e. degree certificate - originals

2) English Language Assessment Letter by NARIC UK- (is letter sufficient and doesn't have to be a certificate ?
as above

3) will be printing my bank statement - 6 months
last 6 months originals, or if printing online make sure each page is stamped by the branch to verify authenticity, if they can't stamp this then ask them to write a letter to confirm authenticity, most banks should be ok with this if you mention it's for immigration purposes

6) 6 months pay slips


6a) employment letter


7) Tenancy agreement

8) Letter from letting agent describing the house saying we have right to the house and won't be deemed overcrowded as it's currently shared between myself and one other person.

9) Letter from agent over 28 days is this still okay?

10) should I include utility bills?

11) will be attaching WhatsApp call log

12) should we include WhatsApp chats? Some of them are really personal? Is it compulsory. If yes will have to.
I screenshotted mine into a word document, around 2/3 per week was fine in my case

13) pre wedding photos together

14) will be attaching wedding photos

15) wedding certificate will be attached.

16) my partner's TB test certificate.

17) council tax statement ?

18) Decree Absolute
Thank you for your response. I have a couple of more questions:

1) We have started completing the online application but there's no questions relating to how we met and where we met. It looks like it's the right form. Could it be that the form has been updated recently?

2) And where do the sponsor who lives in the UK send evidence to?

Thanks.

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Re: List of Supporting Documents For Spouse Application- Nigeria. Please Help

Post by debooy2 » Thu Jan 11, 2018 3:29 pm

Casa wrote:
Sun Dec 24, 2017 9:34 am
debooy2 wrote:
Sun Dec 24, 2017 9:13 am
Hi thank you for your response.

Plz I have another question. Do we need sponsorship undertaken form ?
Not required for a Spouse Settlement visa application.
Just a quick one. Plz do they require sponsor to send international passport as part of application for spouse ?

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Post by CR001 » Thu Jan 11, 2018 3:32 pm

debooy2 wrote:
Thu Jan 11, 2018 3:29 pm
Casa wrote:
Sun Dec 24, 2017 9:34 am
debooy2 wrote:
Sun Dec 24, 2017 9:13 am
Hi thank you for your response.

Plz I have another question. Do we need sponsorship undertaken form ?
Not required for a Spouse Settlement visa application.
Just a quick one. Plz do they require sponsor to send international passport as part of application for spouse ?
Certified copies of your sponsors passport are sufficient.
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Re: List of Supporting Documents For Spouse Application- Nigeria. Please Help

Post by debooy2 » Thu Jan 11, 2018 4:01 pm

CR001 wrote:
Thu Jan 11, 2018 3:32 pm
debooy2 wrote:
Thu Jan 11, 2018 3:29 pm
Casa wrote:
Sun Dec 24, 2017 9:34 am
debooy2 wrote:
Sun Dec 24, 2017 9:13 am
Hi thank you for your response.

Plz I have another question. Do we need sponsorship undertaken form ?
Not required for a Spouse Settlement visa application.
Just a quick one. Plz do they require sponsor to send international passport as part of application for spouse ?
Certified copies of your sponsors passport are sufficient.
Thanks for your prompt reply. Just one more thing. Please where do you send the application to in Sheffield. Need full addresss.

Thanks

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Post by CR001 » Thu Jan 11, 2018 4:12 pm

The online process will tell you where to send them.
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Re: List of Supporting Documents For Spouse Application- Nigeria. Please Help

Post by debooy2 » Thu Jan 11, 2018 4:27 pm

CR001 wrote:
Thu Jan 11, 2018 4:12 pm
The online process will tell you where to send them.
Yeah thanks. That was an email but we can't find it.

My wife has just told me we need to enclose 2 copies of her passport photographs?

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Sending Evidence after Submitting Application- Spouse Visa

Post by debooy2 » Sat Jan 27, 2018 9:04 am

Hi experts and everyone

Please I need your support regarding this matter. We've submitted our spouse visa application... but after going through few pages on here and reading Appendix FM-SE I realised I "must" also submit employment letter. I submitted my contract of employment instead?

I checked the requirements on the "employment letter" it basically says the same thing as my contract of employment I submitted I.e:

(i) the person’s employment and gross annual salary;

(ii) the length of their employment;

(iii) the period over which they have been or were paid the level of salary relied upon in the application; and

(iv) the type of employment (permanent, fixed-term contract or agency).

I'm prepared to go to my boss and get her to write an employment letter but application is already submitted.

My question: Is it possible to send evidence to HO after you submitted application and evidence?

Or is the contract of employment sufficient? It's with the same company.... it states everything including my National insurance number.

Note: evidence was received by the HO on 15th of January.

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Post by debooy2 » Sat Jan 27, 2018 6:43 pm

Plz all can I get a bit of help on this.

I need to know so I can get the letter and send it on Monday to the HO if it's really required.

Thank you all

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