This type of visa is for those family members who are related to a European (or a European's spouse, civil partner or unmarried partner). In other words you must be:
Other ways you can apply for this type of visa are:
To qualify as a family member you must be:
All other type of family members (including unmarried partners) are considered to be extended family members. However, they can still apply, it will just require additional documentation.
For this type of visa you will have to provide:
You will have to prove that your European family member has a Permanent Right of Residence, has a Qualified Person certificate or is one of the following if they have been in the UK for more than 3 months:
If the European family member is a student or self-sufficient he or she must have comprehensive sickness insurance.
IUpon receiving this visa it will grant entry clearance for 6 months and will provide a temporary right to live, study and work in the UK. Nearing the end of the visa. The family member can apply for a Family member visa (or an extended family member visa depending on who they are).
How long can I stay with this visa
You can stay up to 6 months with this type of visa. After which you can apply for a Family member visa.
What kind of document will I have to show
You will need to prove you are a family member of a European national and any support you receive (financial & emotional).
Who can come under this visa
Under this visa any family member of the European national or his/her spouse, civil partner or unmarried partner can apply.
Where do I need to apply
The application is online and after filling it in the applicant(s) will need to go to the visa appointment at the scheduled time.
Can I apply if my partner is British
Yes, as long as your partner has worked in Europe before for at least a year and has proof of his time in a member state.
What can I do with this visa
You can work, study and live in the UK for 6 months.
Am I allowed to leave the UK
Yes during the 6 months you can comeback and leave the UK.
Do I need to show any savings or English language capabilities
No, under European Union Law you do not need to prove this.
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