Dependent Visa UK

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    UK Dependent Visa Assistance by CIS (Chiltern Immigration Services)

     Introduction to UK Dependent Visa

    CIS (Chiltern Immigration Services) specializes in assisting UK citizens and certain visa holders to bring their family members to the UK under the Dependent Visa. This visa facilitates the reunion of families, allowing spouses, children, parents, and other close relatives to reside together in the UK.

     Categories of Dependents
    • Spouse or Legal Partner
    • Child under 18
    • Child over 18 (if they’re currently in the UK as a dependent)
     Financial Requirements

    Applicants must demonstrate their financial capability to support their dependents during their stay in the UK. Proof of adequate funds through bank statements is necessary.

     Pathways to Migrate to the UK on a Dependent Visa
    • Tier 2 Visa Holder Dependents: Allows bringing spouse and children. Eligible for Indefinite Leave to Remain after 5 years.
    • UK Parent, Spouse, or Child Visa: For family members of British citizens or settled individuals. Valid for 2 years and 6 months and extendable.
     Citizen Dependent Visa

    The Dependent Visa allows family members of UK permanent residents or citizens to join them in the UK. This applies to family and children.

     Eligibility for Dependents
    • Age: 18 years or older.
    • Relationship Proof: Marriage/civil union recognized in the UK, proof of living together for 2 years, or plans to marry or enter a civil partnership within 6 months of arrival.
    • English Proficiency: Adequate knowledge of the English language.
     Dependent Visa Conditions
    • Work Permission: No work restrictions.
    • Study Permission: Allowed to study.
    • Financial Self-sufficiency: Proof of financial means is required.
    • Indefinite Stay: Can apply for permanent residence after 5 years.
     Duration of Stay

    Dependents are allowed to stay indefinitely in the UK, with a pathway to British Naturalization after 5 years.

     Required Documents
    • Passport & Travel History
    • Background Documentation
    • Spouse/Partner Documentation: Marriage certificate and other relationship proofs.
    • Income Proof of Sponsor
    • Application & Consulate Fees
    • English Language Skills
    • Age Proof for Child Dependents
     Application Process
    • Inside the UK: Apply to stay with family visa holders or switch to a family visa.
    • Outside the UK: Apply for a family visa to live with relatives in the UK.
     Biometric Residence Permit (BRP)
    • Collection: BRP is sent by courier within 7 to 10 days of decision.
    • For Overseas Applicants: Fingerprint and picture required at a visa application center.
     How CIS Can Assist
    • Immigration Strategy: Guiding in choosing the appropriate visa route.
    • Documentation Assistance: Comprehensive support in preparing necessary documents.
    • Application Processing: Complete assistance in form filing and application submission.
    • Post-Landing Support: Guidance in settling in the UK.
     Contact CIS for Expert Guidance

    CIS is dedicated to ensuring the successful application of your UK Dependent Visa, offering personalized support at every step. Get in touch with CIS for expert assistance in reuniting with your family in the UK.