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by seagul
Sun Aug 11, 2019 6:34 pm
Forum: Immigration for family members
Topic: UK Spouse renewal please help!!!
Replies: 4
Views: 262
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Re: UK Spouse renewal please help!!!

sorry question again - I just checked the list of approved English exam. I have IELTS UKVI but the list shows IELTS SELT are they the same? Selt is an abbreviation of secure english language testing. If your test was done at following centres then it should be accepted: What tests are accepted as S...
by seagul
Sat Aug 10, 2019 11:38 pm
Forum: Immigration for family members
Topic: UK Spouse renewal please help!!!
Replies: 4
Views: 262
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Re: UK Spouse renewal please help!!!

I am from the Philippines married a British Citizen and entered the UK on 23rd Jan 2017, expiry date 13th Oct 2019, on 5 year route spouse visa, no kids. I'm on a spouse visa extension after living 2.5 years with my husband in the UK. I have paid and applied online, went to UKVCAS core office, stan...
by seagul
Sat Aug 10, 2019 7:52 pm
Forum: Immigration for family members
Topic: Spouse visa extension Documents
Replies: 1
Views: 80
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Re: Spouse visa extension Documents

For meeting the financial requirement the payslips arent counted by numbers rather by required duration of 6 months/26 weeks. Usually wages and payslips issued under 4 weekly pattern can easily confuse someone to calculate the annual income unless clarification provided. Take the accumulation of inc...
by seagul
Sat Aug 10, 2019 7:03 pm
Forum: General UK Immigration forum
Topic: Divorce on Spouse Visa/why not Retained rights of residence?
Replies: 2
Views: 138
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Re: Divorce on Spouse Visa/why not Retained rights of residence?

Hi, I am an armenian but turkish citizen, living in the UK based on my Spouse visa. I live in the UK since Feb 2017. My question is, would I be able to stay in the UK if my marriage ends? I checked information online but couldn't find any positive result since I am not working, there is no physical...
by seagul
Sat Aug 10, 2019 3:31 pm
Forum: Immigration for family members
Topic: Spouse Visa FLR M
Replies: 9
Views: 239
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Re: Spouse Visa FLR M

Read official link:

https://www.gov.uk/uk-family-visa


There won't be any maintenance needed rather financial threshold of £18600. She will either need A1 ielts life skills or will have to use naric red route to get her degree be assessed.
by seagul
Sat Aug 10, 2019 4:52 am
Forum: Immigration for family members
Topic: Successful Appeal after Refused Spouse Visa- My experience
Replies: 8
Views: 392
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Re: Successful Appeal after Refused Spouse Visa- My experience

Under appendix FM-SE there is an evidential flexibility which allows to caseworker to delay an application pending submission of missing documents or the correct version of it within a reasonable set of time. But unfortunately most often it has never been exercised otherwise a lot of decisions corre...
by seagul
Fri Aug 09, 2019 7:48 pm
Forum: Immigration for family members
Topic: Spouse Visa
Replies: 9
Views: 210
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Re: Spouse Visa

Hi all I wonder if I could get some advise : I am in middle of getting the paperwork ready for my spouse to come and join in UK. I have few questions as below: 1. It was an agreed arrange marriage , so when I write my sponsor letter how do I put this in writing to make them agree that this is a gen...
by seagul
Fri Aug 09, 2019 7:29 pm
Forum: Immigration for family members
Topic: Applying(extending) residence permit
Replies: 27
Views: 363
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Re: Applying(extending) residence permit

Online application form seems to have an unresolved error of assuming everyone under category B if first option is not being selected. If she has been working from 6 months with same employer then select the first option and supply only 26 weeks/6 months of payslips and corresponding bank statements...
by seagul
Fri Aug 09, 2019 7:25 pm
Forum: Immigration for family members
Topic: Bringing niece to the UK
Replies: 3
Views: 247
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Re: Bringing niece to the UK

tier 4 child student visa can also be a possible if you can afford.

https://www.gov.uk/child-study-visa
by seagul
Fri Aug 09, 2019 7:13 pm
Forum: Immigration for family members
Topic: Applying(extending) residence permit
Replies: 27
Views: 363
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Re: Applying(extending) residence permit

Hello I am helping my wife to fill in the form , Living arrangements It’s asks does she own , rent, or neither House where we are living belong to me and mortgage on my name and debited from my account . What should she tick there ? Thanks saying 'Own' may be more better since no other option left.
by seagul
Fri Aug 09, 2019 6:52 pm
Forum: Comments about discussion board
Topic: Humble request to work permit board to limit the priviliges of few moderators
Replies: 8
Views: 632
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Re: Humble request to work permit board to limit the priviliges of few moderators

Many thanks to Secret.Simon who had activated my private messaging facility earlier which now again someone disabled it which i was just recently been using to report any marketing/dodgy stuff to moderator to remove it as its against forum rules. But whoever did it i will say to her thank you much.
by seagul
Fri Aug 09, 2019 6:44 pm
Forum: Immigration for family members
Topic: Spouse Visa FLR M
Replies: 9
Views: 239
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Re: Spouse Visa FLR M

Dear members, My set lr just been approved and now I have to apply FLR M for my wife. She has valid dependant visa until nov 2019. Do we have to apply now or that will be fine if we apply in November. Thanks Preferably apply FLRM earlier than NOV 2019 to start her clock towards ILR earlier. Also if...
by seagul
Fri Aug 09, 2019 6:42 pm
Forum: Immigration for family members
Topic: Frist Spouse Visa from Pakistan Documentation Check
Replies: 74
Views: 1266
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Re: Frist Spouse Visa from Pakistan Documentation Check

Settlement Supporting Documents If you are applying for a settlement visa, there are four options available for you to submit your supporting documents: For a fee you can, at any stage in the submission process, choose the Document Scanning Assistance Service at the Visa Application Centre; You can...
by seagul
Fri Aug 09, 2019 6:39 pm
Forum: Immigration for family members
Topic: Wife's and Child's VISA
Replies: 57
Views: 753
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Re: Wife's and Child's VISA

Hi Seagul Many thanks I understand they are asking for the tenancy agreement. Is that right? If so, our contract expired on 31st March and we are on Statutory Period Tenancy. So we don't currently have a contract. However, I have requested my agents to provide me with a contract for another six mon...
by seagul
Fri Aug 09, 2019 6:30 pm
Forum: Immigration for family members
Topic: Extension to spouse visa
Replies: 4
Views: 170
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Re: Extension to spouse visa

Hi everyone, Just a quick question in regards to visa extension on FLR FP/M Family Visa. I have used my Degree for Visa extensions in the past but now there is a requirement for Naric. Which I have applied for it and they are asking me to get additional letter from university confirming medium of i...
by seagul
Fri Aug 09, 2019 6:28 pm
Forum: Immigration for family members
Topic: Spouse Visa
Replies: 9
Views: 210
Mood:

Re: Spouse Visa

Hi all I wonder if I could get some advise : I am in middle of getting the paperwork ready for my spouse to come and join in UK. I have few questions as below: 1. It was an agreed arrange marriage , so when I write my sponsor letter how do I put this in writing to make them agree that this is a gen...
by seagul
Fri Aug 09, 2019 6:19 pm
Forum: Immigration for family members
Topic: Frist Spouse Visa from Pakistan Documentation Check
Replies: 74
Views: 1266
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Re: Frist Spouse Visa from Pakistan Documentation Check

If in your experience you wasn't asked about originals then it doesn't mean that others will also not be asked about originals. Also taking supporting documents in original is wiser because even if you can't view them but UKVCAS staff can definitely view them and can re-scan & re-upload for you if ...
by seagul
Fri Aug 09, 2019 6:14 pm
Forum: Immigration for family members
Topic: Muslim marriage certificate
Replies: 7
Views: 169
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Re: Muslim marriage certificate

Can someone please confirm if an Islamic marriage with a certificate issued by a mosque valid whilst applying for a spouse visa in Mumbai India? If so does it have to be authenticated by any Govt department in Mumbai? I was told that religious marriages are not valid. It will be accepted because it...
by seagul
Thu Aug 08, 2019 9:43 pm
Forum: Immigration for family members
Topic: Visitor Visa Overstaying
Replies: 8
Views: 171
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Re: Visitor Visa Overstaying

Visit visas are scrutinised more rigorously because they can easily be abused and during such scrutiny the ECO mostly consider the past immigration history, financial strength and social ties with home country while giving zero percent consideration to imagining/ illusioning as what could be happene...
by seagul
Thu Aug 08, 2019 9:32 pm
Forum: Indefinite Leave to Remain
Topic: ILR (10y route) after on T4&T2 dependent +FLR(M/FP)
Replies: 3
Views: 123
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Re: FLR(M) to ILR

Hi I am little bit confused here... My understanding is that if the main applicant who is on T2 gets ILR then the partner has to apply for FLR(M). If the partner later then completes 10 years while on FLR(M) can s/he apply for ILR? or does the clock reset to zero as soon as s/he gets FLR(M)? Thanks...
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