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Tier 5 Creative to Spouse Visa

Only for UK Tier 5 (Temporary work) points system
Also includes the Youth Mobility Scheme Tier 5

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Heath40
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Tier 5 Creative to Spouse Visa

Post by Heath40 » Thu Apr 18, 2019 2:26 pm

Dear all,

Is is possible to switch from a Tier 5 creative visa to a spouse visa? I’m British, my partner is Zimbabwean. Would we be able to marry in the Uk without having to do anything apart from register with a HO registry office (and poss be subject to the 70 days) or would we have to switch into fiancé visa first, then spouse? Also, does he have to have a certain number of months on his visa to allow him to do this?

Many thanks...

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Re: Tier 5 Creative to Spouse Visa

Post by CR001 » Thu Apr 18, 2019 2:36 pm

Has his visa been curtailed yet??

uk-tier-5-temporary-work-visas/tier-5-c ... l#p1676659

A fiance visa is only applicable for applications outside the UK.

If he is married and qualifies for spouse visa (English A1 and the financial requirement of £18,600pa) then he can switch to a spouse visa as long as he still has a valid visa.
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