Help!! Applying for a spouse visa with a DUI on my record.

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Help!! Applying for a spouse visa with a DUI on my record.


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Old 15th January 2014, 08:51 PM
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I'm freaking out about the fact that I have a DUI on my record and am worried this will cause my UK spouse visa to be denied! Does anyone have any info or experience with this?!

I have stated on the application that I was in fact charged with a DUI in 2009, I stated my sentence and that all conditions of my sentence were completed ahead of schedule and my drivers license was re-instated promptly after. I also put a short comment assuring then that I learned an invaluable lesson and this is a mistake I will never make again.

Does anyone know if there are specific documents surrounding my DUI that I need to send in? Any suggestions of anything I could send in that might help? I really would be devastated if I got denied because of this!! I have a certificate showing I completed the classes that were required and a signed and stamped form from the county clerk's office outlining what my sentence was. I was also thinking about sending in a photocopy of my current drivers license to show that it is valid and was obviously re-instated after my sentence was completed.

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Old 15th January 2014, 09:31 PM
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It's not about whether you fulfilled your sentence in the US it's about whether it's considered spent under UK laws.

I don't know enough about it but you can start by reading here.

http://www.ukba.homeoffice.gov.uk/po...ecg/rfl/rfl10/

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If you have already made your visa application, disclosing your DUI conviction and other details, then there is nothing more you can do. I think you have done enough to explain yourself and express your regret and contrition.

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