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by AmazonianX
Mon Jun 08, 2020 1:52 am
Forum: Immigration for family members
Topic: English Language requirement for Spouse visa extension in UK
Replies: 10
Views: 257

Re: English Language requirement for Spouse visa extension in UK

so why bother with A2 at all if you want citizenship in the end? Not everyone one of us will have an easy grasp of a second or additional language. For such persons haven stayed in the UK for 2-2.5 years, such time would have allowed improvement of English through interactions with people or studyi...
by AmazonianX
Sun Jun 07, 2020 5:08 pm
Forum: Immigration for family members
Topic: Spouse Visa Documents Checklist
Replies: 8
Views: 467

Re: Spouse Visa Documents Checklist

Check if she is from a country that as per HO she requires TB certificate.
by AmazonianX
Sun Jun 07, 2020 5:06 pm
Forum: Immigration for family members
Topic: Indefinite leave to remain brp expiry confusion
Replies: 4
Views: 168

Re: Indefinite leave to remain brp expiry confusion

CR001 has answered you in detail.
by AmazonianX
Sun Jun 07, 2020 5:05 pm
Forum: Immigration for family members
Topic: Indefinite leave to remain brp expiry confusion
Replies: 4
Views: 168

Re: Indefinite leave to remain brp expiry confusion

I am trying to help a friend, their 5 year spouse visa expires this month where the next step would be to apply for indefinite leave to remain. There is just a little confusion when they should apply. He arrived in the UK June 2015, so his full five years stay in the UK would be June 2020. But afte...
by AmazonianX
Sun Jun 07, 2020 12:41 pm
Forum: Immigration for family members
Topic: Email from TLS - Application on hold
Replies: 12
Views: 319

Re: Email from TLS - Application on hold

Has anyone received this email from TLS regarding a spouse visa?” “ Dear Customer, Due to the operational impact of COVID-19, the UK’s Visa Application Centres (VAC) are currently closed and we are unable to resolve new or existing applications. For further information please go to: https://www.gov...
by AmazonianX
Thu Jun 04, 2020 2:38 pm
Forum: Immigration for family members
Topic: Important- Spouse Visa English Test Requirement
Replies: 3
Views: 138

Re: Important- Spouse Visa English Test Requirement

Hi AmazonianX, Thank you for your reply. I gave the GESE Grade 5 from Trinity College London, they are on Home Office's approved list. So you reckon I can apply for my visa extension now with the B1 test and attach a cover letter to explain further why am I using the old B1 test? Many thanks for yo...
by AmazonianX
Thu Jun 04, 2020 12:07 pm
Forum: Immigration for family members
Topic: Important- Spouse Visa English Test Requirement
Replies: 3
Views: 138

Re: Important- Spouse Visa English Test Requirement

Hello. My spouse visa is expiring on 18th July, I booked my A2 test for 2nd June but now its on hold due to Covid-19 outbreak and Trinity College has not provided a new date yet. I gave GESE B1.1 test on September 2015 and used it for my Entry Clearance in 2017. I read B1 is valid if used in settle...
by AmazonianX
Mon Jun 01, 2020 7:46 am
Forum: Immigration for family members
Topic: FLR M extension financial category
Replies: 61
Views: 1292

Re: FLR M extension financial category

Dear members, Thanks for your help. Just wondering about uploading the documents. Do we have to merge all payslips in one pdf file or gonna upload individually? Also bank statements one by one or compressed them into one file ? It’s bit confusing. Another thing do we have to upload the documents be...
by AmazonianX
Sun May 31, 2020 7:08 am
Forum: Immigration for family members
Topic: Sponsorting my spouse
Replies: 9
Views: 240

Re: Sponsorting my spouse

Can anyone give me advice on if I can sponsor my non EU/Non-British husband if I am a full time student. How can I land on £18600 if I am full time studying. Seems like my family can't be united unless I ditch my studies and look for work that pay me £18600. Can anyone provide information on such a...
by AmazonianX
Sun May 31, 2020 6:17 am
Forum: Immigration for family members
Topic: Cat A - payslips & overtime?
Replies: 34
Views: 596

Re: Cat A - payslips & overtime?

We’ve completed the online form already - however everything ive read before has said appendix 2 must be completed and provided. So now i am much confused! The application will be done from outside the Uk if that matters? Yes, the Appendix 2 form no longer required to be filled. The questions of Ap...
by AmazonianX
Sun May 31, 2020 5:08 am
Forum: Immigration for family members
Topic: Cat A - payslips & overtime?
Replies: 34
Views: 596

Re: Cat A - payslips & overtime?

Mh83 wrote:
Sun May 31, 2020 4:56 am
On the appendix 2 form
Appendix 2 form specifically is not required. Anyway, You will find same or similar question in the online application.
by AmazonianX
Sat May 30, 2020 6:50 pm
Forum: Immigration for family members
Topic: Self employment visa extension after 2.5 years
Replies: 37
Views: 515

Re: Self employment visa extension after 2.5 years

Sorry I didn’t mean to post twice it was just because the first post didn’t say July 1st and I couldn’t edit it so I posted again including July 1st. When my wife applied for me to first come she had to call someone to the house to show that there was enough living space in the house for me on an o...
by AmazonianX
Sat May 30, 2020 12:22 pm
Forum: Immigration for family members
Topic: Document scan
Replies: 18
Views: 269

Re: English test requirement for spouse visa renewal

At what level?? All English requirements for visas is IELTS!! It says CEFR Level B2. Is it usable at all or still A2 is needed? Thank you. If same was previously used for the successful initial application and the provider is still on HO approved list then still can be used as this is at a level ab...
by AmazonianX
Sat May 30, 2020 12:16 pm
Forum: Immigration for family members
Topic: Switching from FLR FP to FLR M
Replies: 23
Views: 461

Re: Switching from FLR FP to FLR M

A lot of HR are remotely working so wanted to ask scanned/digital copies of employee letters as PDFs are fine to upload right? I know previously it had to be hard copies sent to HO and everything is now uploaded. Need to know if I need a postal copy of my employment letter and payslips from my HR C...
by AmazonianX
Sat May 30, 2020 12:13 pm
Forum: Immigration for family members
Topic: Switching from FLR FP to FLR M
Replies: 23
Views: 461

Re: Switching from FLR FP to FLR M

A lot of HR are remotely working so wanted to ask scanned/digital copies of employee letters as PDFs are fine to upload right? I know previously it had to be hard copies sent to HO and everything is now uploaded. Need to know if I need a postal copy of my employment letter and payslips from my HR C...
by AmazonianX
Sat May 30, 2020 11:54 am
Forum: Immigration for family members
Topic: Document scan
Replies: 18
Views: 269

Re: English test requirement for spouse visa renewal

Check at what level she did the first one for initial spouse visa once ascertained it is A1 the as stated by CR001,at least A2 will need to be done for the extension or B1 which will be able to carry her through to ILR once and for all.
by AmazonianX
Fri May 29, 2020 11:22 pm
Forum: Immigration for family members
Topic: what additional forms are needed for spouse visa app?
Replies: 13
Views: 241

Re: what additional forms are needed for spouse visa app?

Hi all I'm preparing for the application with my solicitor. We are applying via gov.uk website now. However in my previous application I had to fill in Appendix 2 (VAF4A - Finance Form) and Sponsor Undertaking form. However my solicitor is saying we no longer need to fill them 2 forms in now. I'm l...
by AmazonianX
Fri May 29, 2020 4:15 pm
Forum: Immigration for family members
Topic: what additional forms are needed for spouse visa app?
Replies: 13
Views: 241

Re: what additional forms are needed for spouse visa app?

Hi all I'm preparing for the application with my solicitor. We are applying via gov.uk website now. However in my previous application I had to fill in Appendix 2 (VAF4A - Finance Form) and Sponsor Undertaking form. However my solicitor is saying we no longer need to fill them 2 forms in now. I'm l...
by AmazonianX
Fri May 29, 2020 10:30 am
Forum: Immigration for family members
Topic: Spouse Visa Financial Requirements Query
Replies: 16
Views: 463

Re: Spouse Visa Financial Requirements Query

along with corresponding bank statements. Do they have to be 'verified'/ notarised? My bank doesn't provide anything to say that 'this is a legitimate statement' sort of thing. They just send me an electronic PDF where you can see my: - Name - Address - IBAN - Branch identifier code - Account numbe...
by AmazonianX
Wed May 27, 2020 6:08 am
Forum: Immigration for family members
Topic: A2 ENGLISH TEST not available spouse visa expires soon
Replies: 5
Views: 236

Re: A2 ENGLISH TEST not available spouse visa expires soon

hi. My question is My spouse visa extension due on sep 2020. A2 english test is required for extension. But due to Covid 19 all test center are closed. Any idea when testing start also any news like test will finish any new rule comes out. Kindly update As restrictions gets lofted and it's consider...
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