All That You Need to Know About UK Defacto Visa

On 25 Feb., 2020

The UK defacto visa, otherwise known as unmarried partner visa, which allows an unmarried partner to remain or enter in the UK on the basis that they are in a living relationship with someone who is settled or currently living in the UK.

All That You Need to Know About UK Defacto Visa

The UK defacto visa, otherwise known as unmarried partner visa, which allows an unmarried partner to remain or enter in the UK on the basis that they are in a living relationship with someone who is settled or currently living in the UK. The unmarried partner visa is applicable to both same sex and heterosexual relationships. However, you need to prove that you both are being in the relationship for two or more years. If the unmarried partner visa is granted, then the person can be able to work in the UK.

The eligibility requirements of a UK defacto visa include:

  • You should satisfy the English language requirements
  • You and your living relationship partner must be above 18 years
  • Your living relationship partner should earn at least £18,600 per annum and he or she can be able to sponsor you with that income. If you have children, then the financial requirements will increase
  • You and your living relationship partner should intend to live together on a permanent basis
  • You should have suitable accommodation for you, your partner and any dependents
  • If you and your living relationship partner were involved in any other relationship, you both must show that the relationship you were involved has ended
  • You and your living relationship partner should have enough funds to live in the UK without claiming public funds
  • You and your living relationship partner must show that you both are living together at least for two years similar to marriage. You must show document proof to confirm this

If you can meet these requirements, you can get the UK defacto visa.

Do You Know What Derivative Right to Reside is?

The derivative right of residence exists to support children through education within the EEA area. It is issued to the non-EEA nationals if he or she has the right to reside in the UK. You can apply for this visa through a solicitor if you are a first-timer. The solicitor can help you know the fundamentals of the visa and requirements that you need to meet to get this visa. You must make sure that you can meet the requirements before applying for the visa.

To qualify for the derivative right to reside visa, you must:

  • Be a primary carer of an EEA child in the UK who is financially independent
  • Be a primary carer of British child
  • Be a primary carer of British dependent adult

As a primary carer, you must be responsible for the day-to-day care of that child including making decision about their finances, health, and education. You must be the child’s legal guardian or family member, and can be his or her main carer or you can share that responsibility with someone. 

 

 

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