This section explains how non-European nationals can come to or remain in the UK as the partners, children and elderly dependent relatives of people who are already in the UK or are coming here in a different category.

It also explains:

  • how you can get married or register a civil partnership in the UK;
  • the help and advice you can get if you think you are at risk of forced marriage;
  • what you can do if you are experiencing domestic violence; and
  • what to do if your relationship with your partner permanently breaks down.

There are following categories in which partners and family members can come to the UK for settlement.

We can advise you how you can come to the UK with a view to settling here in the following categories.

1- Family members of British citizens and settled persons

This category is for the partner, child or elderly dependent relative of a British citizen or someone who is settled or settling here.

2- Family members of migrant workers and students

This category is for the partners and dependent children of migrants who have temporary (limited) permission to stay in the UK.

3- Reuniting asylum seekers with their families

This category is for the UK Border Agency’s family reunion programme.

4- Marriage and civil partnership

This category is for the spouses and partners and we advise you that how to get married or registering a civil partnership in the UK, whether you are coming for a short visit or planning to stay here.

5- If your relationship ends

We advise you that what to do if you are a British citizen or settled person and you end your relationship with someone who currently has permission to enter or remain in the UK as your partner.

6- If you are victim of Domestic Violence

We advise you if your are married to British Citizen or settled person and you relationship ends due to being victim of Domestic Violence and help you to obtain settlement visa before the end of your probationary period which in other words is before the end of current visa.

If you would like to find out more about how we can help, please Contact Us.

We can’t provide specific advice on your matter before you become a client, but we can give you an honest assessment of whether you’d benefit from a follow up appointment. Naturally, everything you tell us will be treated in complete confidence.

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