Our team of expert solicitors have recently received the brilliant news that a client had been granted spouse visa as the spouse of a British citizen who is present and settled in the UK. Our client had been in the UK on a Tier 2 visa but after getting married to her British spouse, she decided to switch from Tier 2 Visa to a Spouse Visa. The Applicant has successfully used the Premium Visa Service and received the wonderful news shortly after the appointment with an immigration officer.Switch from Tier 2 to Spouse Visa with LEXVISA London Solicitors
The case for Application to Switch from Tier 2 to Spouse Visa Application
In our initial consultation with the Applicant, our solicitors were informed that the Applicant was an Australian national, who had entered the UK on a Tier 5 Visa and subsequently applied for a Tier 2 visa. We were informed that the Applicant was in a relationship with a British citizen and decided to switch into a Spouse visa as a wife of a British national.
After speaking to our expert solicitors and receiving the comfort that our solicitors often assist clients in similar situations to her, the Applicant instructed us to prepare and submit a Spouse Visa application.
How we can assist in submitting a successful Application to Switch from Tier 2 to Spouse Visa
Our solicitors successfully guided the Applicant through the application process and prepared outstanding legal representations which focused on how the Sponsor satisfied the financial threshold requirement of £18,600. Our solicitors had to work closely with the Applicant and Sponsor to ensure they were able to collate all the mandatory documents required for the Applicant’s application. It was essential that a properly executed application that met all the requirements was submitted as the Applicant wanted to switch into a Spouse Visa as soon as possible.
In addition to the legal representations, our team of solicitors also provided multiple substantial reviews of her documents to ensure that Applicant submits the correct documentary evidence in the correct format, which meets the Home Office’s requirements. We also prepared and assisted the Applicant with the online visa application form.
How to make a successful Application to Switch from Tier 2 to Spouse Visa
To make a successful Spouse Visa application you must meet the Home Office’s requirements, we have previously written about the stringent requirements. It is important to note that the Home Office’s requirements are a set of rigorous rules. However, you should note that there are numerous ways you can satisfy these rules. It is imperative you obtain the correct guidance before submitting any visa and immigration application. The UK immigration rules are complex and so it’s advisable to seek legal advice to avoid refusal.
In our expert experience, we have assisted clients in the past who have assumed that they do not meet the requirements but once we explore their circumstances we discover they do meet the requirements. A common question we often come across is regarding the financial requirements. The financial requirements may be satisfied through various different avenues such as salaried employment, self-employment or cash savings. You may wish to contact us if you have any questions regarding any of the requirements.
Advice from UK Immigration Solicitors on Submitting a successful Spouse Visa Application
Our team of solicitors and barristers bear in mind the paramount duty of all legal representatives to act in your best interest whilst complying with the strict letter of the law. Our team of specialists can be distinguished from other law firms with our client-tailored approach and scrutiny of options available to you from the outset. We will be able to advise you in respect of the merits of your UK Spouse Visa application by providing you with advice from our leading team of solicitors before your matter even reaches the Home Office. We can assist you with the preparation of your visa and immigration application and ensure that you meet all the requirements of the relevant rules.
If you wish to consider your options, please call our Immigration Team so we can assess your matter and if necessary advise you of the next steps you should take in a consultation.
We are based in the legal epicentre of London, just across the road from the Royal Courts of Justice in order to ensure we get the best results for our clients. We are minutes away from the Immigration and Asylum Tribunal, the Royal Courts of Justice and other central London courts.