At Halliday Reeves, we have completed over 50,000 immigration applications. If you are looking for help from specialist spouse, partner and family visa solicitors, give us a call. We are spouse visa UK specialists
If you are the spouse or family member of someone who is settled in the UK without any visa restrictions, you are entitled to request a visa to join them here to live, work and/or study.
Family can include an unmarried partner, dependent children, adult dependent relatives and parents, subject to meeting eligibility criteria.
“I feel we were so fortunate to be blessed with the help from Hannah Wilkinson in our quest for a spousal visa. My wife is an American citizen and Hannah’s knowledge of the total process was outstanding. Her help guidance and advice throughout the whole process was exemplary. She is the consummate professional. I make no apology for the glowing reference, she is genuinely deserving of it. I would highly recommend her and her company to anyone who wanted to go through this experience without the stress and headaches.”
Obtaining a visa to come to the UK can be frustrating, particularly if problems arise. We understand the strain on families when they are apart and if you instruct us to help you, we will do everything we can to ensure your application is successful.
Expert legal advice for visa applications
A mistake on your visa application will usually mean that it is rejected, so it is important to ensure that it is free from error. Our personal immigration lawyers have decades of experience in dealing with visa applications. We understand the Home Office process and can help you ensure that the complicated application is completed correctly and that all of the accompanying paperwork is included.
We will work proactively on your behalf to make the application without delay and we will be available to speak to you throughout the matter to keep you updated as to progress and to answer any questions you may have.
Applying for a UK spouse, partner or family visa
If your spouse or partner is entitled to live in the UK permanently, you can apply to live with them if you are married, engaged or in a civil partnership. This also extends to unmarried partners who have lived together for at least two years.
If your spouse or partner lives in the UK under a visa, you may still be able to apply as their dependant.
We will go through the eligibility criteria with you to ensure that your application includes all of the necessary information and supporting documents, to include evidence of your spouse, partner or family member’s income in the UK, which must meet a specified threshold.
If you are seeking a visa because you are dependent on your family member who lives in the UK, we will make sure that you meet the Home Office requirements and that you demonstrate this within your application.
At Halliday Reeves we understand the emotional toll of arranging a visa to allow you to be with your family. Our team are friendly, approachable and sympathetic and you can be assured that we will do everything we can to help you be together.
As well as submitting a strong visa application on your behalf that has the best possible chance of success, we can also help you if you have encountered problems with the process. We can challenge refusals and work with you to submit a new application where necessary so that you can move to the UK and build your family’s future here together.
We offer a free 15-minute enquiry service to discuss your needs and advise you the best course of action in your circumstances.
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“My wife and I would like to take this opportunity to thank you so much for all your hard work over the processing of my application. We are very grateful for everything you and your team have done from start to finish. The staff were helpful, friendly and totally supported. We really appreciated your knowledge, advice, acting on my behalf and making what was a very difficult time a lot easier. I will be happy to recommend you to friends and families. “
“Just wanted to let you know that my kids got visa and thank you so much for your help I really appreciate your corporation, my thanks to every body in your office.”
“Excellent service. Absolutely perfect. My partner got her decision and I’m really thankful for all the hard work you have done for us. Lovely people, always welcome you by smile and you won’t feel lonely when you go to give them a visit.”
Read one of our recent Spouse Visa success stories
A recent client of ours requested that we assist with bringing her partner to the UK from Pakistan whilst Halliday Reeves Immigration Solicitors she was settled in the UK with their first child on the way. We established that they met the requirements through an assessment of their relationship background, her financial and housing situation in the UK and whether there were any character or immigration history issues.