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  1. Britain Expat Forum for Expats Living in the UK
    Hi, If we receive a financial gift (money) from a family menmber as part of the Financial requiremnets: 7.4. Cash savings for a UK spouse visa: " The savings can be from any legal source, including a gift from a family member or other third party, provided the source of the cash savings is...
  2. Britain Expat Forum for Expats Living in the UK
    I have been recently granted Leave to Remain for 30 months on the 5 year partner route. I am sharing my case details maybe it can help anyone here. Background : I am an Indian national. My spouse and 2 children, all are British citizens. I applied for my initial Entry clearance from...
  3. Britain Expat Forum for Expats Living in the UK
    Dear Forum, My partner has now completed four years of the five year route to settlement, so we are starting to prepare evidence for the application next year. Based on our current circumstances we've decided that the most straightforward way is for us to use our savings. I believe from the...
  4. Britain Expat Forum for Expats Living in the UK
    Hello. I'm applying for a Spouse visa and am using Cat D cash savings to meet the financial requirements. My parents gifted me the amount required and have statements to prove the transfer. I'm aware that it is a huge sum of money to give someone so how do I go about convincing the ECO that it...
  5. Britain Expat Forum for Expats Living in the UK
    Hi everyone, I wondered if anyone can help me? I am currently a USA citizen who will soon be applying for a UK spouse VISA via the sponsorship from my wife (who is British and living with me here in the USA). It has been 6 months since we have held the required 62,500 GBP in my wife's UK bank...
  6. Britain Expat Forum for Expats Living in the UK
    Hi there, I have a very quick question. We went to apply for FLR(M) at a premium appointment centre at the start of January. However, I am not sure if I can already submit my online application form now. Is the date of application the day you submit the online form or the day you attend the...
  7. Britain Expat Forum for Expats Living in the UK
    Hi, I'll be using my salary combined with my savings to meet the threshold for spouse visa. I am hoping for some help on following appendix 2 cash savings Qs. Q3.75 h) Amount in account at the date of application? Q3.76 What is total cash saving u/sponsor hold? How do I answer these...
  8. Britain Expat Forum for Expats Living in the UK
    My savings are kept in a fixed-term 6 month (184 days) deposit, which will mature soon. Then the money will move to an express account and the deposit account will "disappear", so to speak. It will be difficult to prove I've had this money for the required time. Since 184 days is 2 days over 6...
  9. Britain Expat Forum for Expats Living in the UK
    Hi, I would like to apply for the UK fiancee visa to join my fiancee in the UK at the earliest. He was on a break from work last year and rejoined full time employment on the 19th of October 2015 and earns £26500. He has received his 4th payslip and we were thinking that we will be eligible to...
  10. Britain Expat Forum for Expats Living in the UK
    Dear all, I am finally ready with my spouse visa application from kuwait. :) intend to submit next week with proposed travel date of 10-apr-2016. wife and children are british nationals. living together in kuwait for 14 years. from 15-dec-2015 wife and children moved to UK to set up things...
  11. Britain Expat Forum for Expats Living in the UK
    I have recently joined the forum (though have been reading a lot posts prior to joining). My background is as follows – I am an Indian citizen, currently residing in Kuwait (for the past 15 years). My wife is a British citizen and we got married Nov 2001 in India. Since Jan 2002, my wife has...
  12. Britain Expat Forum for Expats Living in the UK
    Our UK Spouse Settlement Visa was refused today on the grounds of not meeting the financial requirement. We had applied with cash savings. Here is the pertinent paragraph from the refusal. "In respect of cash savings: As evidence of your savings you have provided your Charles Schwab investment...
  13. Britain Expat Forum for Expats Living in the UK
    I've been reading and reading previous posts about Accommodation Requirements, but can't seem to find anything that matches our situation. Our Situation: I am US citizen, husband is dual US/UK (born UK, lives US). We have been married 3 years, lived together 7 years. We have plenty of savings...
  14. Britain Expat Forum for Expats Living in the UK
    Dear forum, I intend to apply for my wife to join me in the UK. I am a british passport holder. I am a student in my 2nd year of a 3 year degree course and receive a yearly maintenance grant totalling £3270. I have to apply for the grant each academic year. I have no employment income. I have...
  15. Britain Expat Forum for Expats Living in the UK
    Hello, My husband and I are one month away from filing our application to bring me to the UK from the US. I have the required £62,500 in cash savings (next month will be the 6th month with the total) in two bank accounts- one with my mother's name on it in addition to mine and one with my...
  16. Britain Expat Forum for Expats Living in the UK
    Hi all, I'm from Taiwan and trying to apply the settlement visa to reunion with my husband who is British citizen. We are using cash saving as my husband now doesn't have any job... ( he just go back to England from Taiwan after 8 months lived in Taiwan). but he doesn't have much saving, most of...
  17. Britain Expat Forum for Expats Living in the UK
    Hi all, Would much appreciate any advice on how I can use cash savings to support my UK spouse visa application. Please feel free to correct me on anything I get wrong in my description below. My mother, who lives in India, has a "fixed-deposit" account in an Indian bank. I believe this is...
  18. Britain Expat Forum for Expats Living in the UK
    I am planning on applying soon for spousal visa . I get paid weekly and my annual income is above the 18500 threshold. I have alot of outgoings and was wondering approximately how much the home office would like to see as cash savings in my account.
  19. Britain Expat Forum for Expats Living in the UK
    Hi everyone, I'm in the process of applying for a spousal visa for my husband (I'm a Brit, he's Canadian), and was wondering if anyone on the forum has experience with meeting the financial requirement using cash savings with funds sourced from the sale of their primary residence? I'd love to...
  20. Britain Expat Forum for Expats Living in the UK
    Hi to all, im new to this forum as just entering immigration rules / mindfied - argh!!! I have just started to get to grips with fiance visa application and dismayed at issues for self employed. Facts: Looking to bring my fiance over to uk from brazil I am uk citizen and been working in full...
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