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You can apply for a UK same-sex partner visa If you’re in a same-sex/ homosexual relationship with a British citizen and have cohabited for at least two years or are married, you may be eligible for a UK Partner Visa. Meeting the immigration rule requirements will get you an initial visa to enter the UK, which is valid for up to 33 months.
To secure a Same-Sex Partner Visa in the UK, it’s imperative to meet specific eligibility criteria. These include:
- Being in a same-sex relationship with a British citizen for a minimum of two years or being legally married.
- Providing evidence of having lived together for at least two years.
- Satisfying the financial requirements mandated by the UK government.
- Successfully passing the English language proficiency test.
- Having a clean criminal record and meeting all other criteria outlined by immigration rules.
If you require legal advice and representation for your Same-Sex Partner Visa application, it’s vital to engage a specialist immigration lawyer with expertise in same-sex partner applications. Look for an attorney who possesses a strong reputation, offers competitive rates, and can furnish testimonials from previous clients.
Our Manchester-based law firm boasts experienced immigration lawyers who provide professional, affordable, and fixed-fee legal services for your Same-Sex Partner Visa application, whether you’re applying from inside or outside the UK. Additionally, at Primus we offer free general immigration advice and initial case assessments through various channels such as email, online chat, or an inquiry form. For in-depth guidance legal advice, however, consider scheduling an appointment with one of our expert immigration solicitors.
To initiate the application process for a UK, follow these steps:
- Complete the Appendix FM Partner Application Form Online: The application process begins by filling out the Appendix FM Partner application form online.
- Payment of Fees: You’ll need to cover the immigration application fees and immigration health surcharge (IHS fee) before submitting your application.
- Biometric & Fingerprint Submission: After completing the application, schedule an online appointment to submit your fingerprints at the nearest visa centre.
Our experienced immigration lawyers offer a range of services tailored to applicants:
- Entry Clearance for Same-Sex Partner Visa: If you intend to enter the UK as the partner of a British citizen or settled individual, we can assist you in obtaining entry clearance for your same-sex partner visa.
- Switching to a Same-Sex Partner Visa: If you currently hold a different visa and wish to switch to a LGBT partner visa, our team can guide you through the process.
- Extension of UK Partner Visa: If you’re already in the UK and require an extension of your homosexual partner visa, our immigration solicitors can help.
- ILR as a Same-Sex Partner: We also provide support for those looking to apply for Indefinite Leave to Remain (ILR) as a same-sex partner.
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At Primus, we’re here to simplify the process and offer you expert guidance every step of the way. Whether you have questions, need advice, or are ready to begin your Same-Sex Partner Visa application, our experienced immigration solicitors are just a call or message away.