UK Spouse Visa

A UK spouse visa is a permit granted to the applicant who is married to a person who is either a British Citizen or a person with a UK PR visa.

In Brief About UK Spouse Visa...

 In 2022, approval on UK Spouse Visas is still open for the applicants from Hyderabad, Bengaluru, Delhi, and other parts of India but only with full proof paperwork. Hence, it is advisable that you start your UK Spouse Visa for your Wife or husband with a professional’s help. 

Let’s understand the advantages of the UK Spouse Visa in 2022. 

The various benefits of a spouse visa in the UK for Indians include, The partner can settle in the UK permanently, The partner is free to do any type of work in the UK without restrictions, The partner has the same benefits (except public funds) as other UK citizens, This visa serves as a permanent stay in the UK.



In Order To Gain A Uk Spouse Visa One Has To Meet The Following Eligibility:

As per recent norms (post-COVID), the requirements to obtain the UK Spouse Visa. A few of the factors are as follows: 

  • The partners must be 18 years of age
  • Partners must have been legally married to each other and plan to live together in the UK as a married couple.
  • A spouse visa applicant must prove that the sponsor will be able to take care of their expenses in the UK.
  • For sponsoring the settlement of a spouse or partner, you must meet the income of £18,600 which is 15 to 18Lakhs rupees.
  • The applicant must satisfy the English Language requirements with a level A1 course for the purpose of Entry Clearance and A 2 for the purpose of leave to remain within the UK; 
  • In order to obtain a marriage visa, the relationship must without any doubt, be proved as genuine with enough documents supporting it.

Documents Required For UK Spouse Visa In 2022:

Just like eligibility factors, the whole documentation process has been updated for Indian applicants of UK Spouse Visa and the list goes as: 

  • Two recent passport-size photographs were taken within the past six months and should be in color.
  • Your valid passport issued by the government of India, with at least one blank page. It must be valid for three more months beyond the date you plan to leave the UK.
  • Proof of your and your spouse’s age by presenting the relevant documents like birth certificates or other supporting documents.
  • Proof that you are married and intend to live together permanently;
  • Documents to show that you meet the necessary financial requirements.
  • Relevant sources of income and necessary savings in the bank account
  • The time periods and permitted combinations of income sources applicable to each permitted source relied upon
  • Reliable evidence of source of income like the payslips from your employer.
  • Documents to prove the successful achievement of the relevant English language requirements like the English language test results of exams like IELTS or TOEFL.
  • Your Police records, showing that you have no criminal history or have committed any serious offense.

FAQ's Section:

Can I apply for a UK spouse visa from India?

Ans: Yes, You can apply for a spouse visa from overseas or from within the UK. If you are already in the UK on a fiance visa, work visa, or student visa valid for more than six months, you may be able to switch to a spouse visa.

How long does it take to get a UK spouse visa from India?

Ans: It generally takes 60 working days of time to get a spouse visa for the UK from India but due to the ongoing pandemic it is expected to take more time. 

Is UK Spouse Visa process started in India?

Ans: Yes, the spouse visa for Uk for Indian residents has been started to know more visit the nearest embassy or embassy website. 

Which English test is required for UK spouse visa from India?

If you wish to get a UK Spouse Visa, you will need a valid IELTS for UKVI score.

How much bank balance is required for UK spouse visa?

The requirements that an applicant must meet in order to obtain a spouse visa are set out in Appendix FM of the Immigration Rules. These rules contain a minimum income requirement of at least £18,600 or a cash savings requirement of at least £62,500 (or a combination of both)