Family in the UK

The UK welcomes family members of British Citizens, permanent residents into the UK provided they meet certain strict criteria. Our team has substantial experience assisting spouses, civil partners, unmarried partners, children, parents and clients with dependant relatives navigate the complex immigration requirements to ensure each client’s long-term goals are met. Strict requirements are to be met, therefore qualified and competent representative is required to assist you for your application.

Partner/Fiancé

The overseas spouse, civil partner or unmarried partner of a British citizen or person settled in the UK may be able to apply to remain with or join them in the UK. Both the applicant and partner must be aged 18 or over and the applicant must demonstrate a sufficient knowledge of English and satisfy minimum income requirements.

Key features 

  • Work:migrants in this category may work and study in the UK.
  • Successful applicants will receive leave for up to 2.5 years and may apply to extend their stay.
  • Settlement:leave under this category may lead to settlement.

How we can help

Ensuring our clients are able to live in the UK with their loved ones is of the utmost importance to us. From the planning stage through to the arrival of their relatives in the UK, we help clients navigate the complex application process.

Our legal fees

Fixed fees
We work on a fixed fee basis. Our fees for individual spouse, civil partner or unmarried partner applications typically range between £1500 – £2500 and disbursements depending upon the issues, urgencies and complexities involved.

Disbursements
You can expect the main disbursements to include:

  • Home Office filing fees
  • Immigration Health Surcharge fees, if applicable;
  • Optional premium service fees for in-countryand out-of-country applications; and
  • other ancillary disbursements such as National Academic Recognition Information Centre (NARIC) fees, biometric enrolment, translations, courier and postage charges, etc.

An overseas parent of a British child or a child settled in the UK may apply to join them in the UK. The child must be under 18 and the applicant must have sole or shared parental responsibility.

Key features 

  • Migrants eligible to apply as partners must apply via that route rather than as parents.
  • Family members can receive leave for up to 2.5 years and may apply to extend their stay.
  • Settlement:leave under this category may lead to settlement.

How we can help

Ensuring our clients are able to live in the UK with their loved ones is of the utmost importance to Barking & Brighton. From the planning stage through to the arrival of their relatives in the UK, we help clients navigate the complex application process.

Our legal fees

Fixed fees
We work on a fixed fee basis. Our fees for individual parent of a person settled in the UK applications typically range between £2000 – £3000 and disbursements depending upon the issues, urgencies and complexities involved.

Disbursements
You can expect the main disbursements to include:

  • Optional premium service fees for in-countryand out-of-country applications; and
  • other ancillary disbursements such as National Academic Recognition Information Centre (NARIC) fees, biometric enrolment, translations, courier and postage charges, etc.
  • other ancillary disbursements such as DNA Tests and other evidence.

An overseas adult relative of a person settled in the UK may apply for immigration permission if they require long-term care from their UK relative and that care is unavailable or unaffordable in their home country. The applicant must be the parent, grandparent, son, daughter, brother or sister of the UK resident from whom they will receive care. This application particularly very sensitive, expensive, complex and requiring expert attention.

Key features 

  • Applicants must apply from outside the UK.
  • Individuals in this category will receive leave in line with the caregiver relative’s status or indefinite leave to enter, depending on their relative’s status in the UK.

How we can help

Ensuring our clients are able to live in the UK with their loved ones is of the utmost importance to Barking & Brighton. From the planning stage through to the arrival of their relatives in the UK, we help clients navigate the complex application process.

Our legal fees

Fixed fees
We work on a fixed fee basis. Our fees for individual applications typically range between £2,500 – £5,000 and disbursements depending upon the issues, urgencies and complexities involved.

Disbursements
You can expect the main disbursements to include:

  • Home Office filing fees
  • Immigration Health Surcharge fees, if applicable;
  • Optional premium service fees for in-countryand out-of-country applications; and
  • other ancillary disbursements such as National Academic Recognition Information Centre (NARIC) fees, biometric enrolment, translations, courier and postage charges, etc.