There are many of our clients are asking general questions about financial support and requirements of their spouse visa and would like to make sure that they visa applied correctly. There are some questions outlined below:
The minimum income threshold for a Partner applying under Appendix FM from 9 July 2012 without dependent children is £18,600.
We as Immigration lawyers in London frequently receive such a question from our clients on spouse visa applications and advise further below.
An additional gross annual income of £3,800 is required for the first child sponsored in addition to the partner and an additional £2,400 for each further child.
There are many options for partner/sponsor to fit the financial requirements for Spouse visa such as, Salaried and non-salaried employment; Non-employment income; Cash savings; Pension; Self-employment or Director or employee of a specified limited company in the UK and others.
If partner is employed for less, then 6 months with current employer then they must provide evidence of salary paid from previous employer or arrange funds from other sources such as cash savings or rental income.
Property Rental Income can be counted if Sponsor have received for last 12 months prior of the date of visa application, moreover rental of the room is not counted, moreover property must be under ownership of the sponsor. For further details, you can request an advice from our Immigration Lawyers.
Cash savings exceeded £62,500 then straight answer is yes, if sponsor has less amount than stated before, that they can combine cash savings with other type of income in order to be qualified, for instance salaried employment and then specific calculations must be made to guide the Sponsor with final figure.
Where the partner/sponsor is running limited company as self-employed, director, they can show average income received in last two financial years to meet financial requirements. For further details, you can request an advice from our Immigration Lawyers.
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