You can apply under this category if you are coming to the U.K. to visit family members. Although the Points criteria do not apply under this category, you must satisfy certain requirements before you are able to apply.
Family members under this category include:
Your husband, wife, civil partner, father, mother, son, daughter, grandfather, grandmother, grandson, granddaughter, brother, sister, uncle, aunt, nephew, niece or first cousin (the son or daughter of your uncle or aunt);
The father, mother, brother or sister of your husband, wife or civil partner;
The husband, wife or civil partner of your son or daughter;
Your stepfather, stepmother, stepson, stepdaughter, stepbrother or stepsister; and/or
A person who has lived with you as an unmarried couple for at least 2 of the 3 years before the day when you apply for entry clearance.
You must also show the following:
That you are 18 or over;
That you do not intend to stay longer than 6 months;
That you intend to leave the U.K. at the end of your visit
You have enough money to support and accommodate yourself and meet your return journey
You are not in transit to a country outside of the 'Common Area'
You do not intend to take a course of study
You do not intend to Marry
You do not intend to carry out activities under the category of business, sport, or entertainment
You do not intend to receive private medical care.
We can assist you with your application by:
Providing a clear assessment of your circumstances
Pre-application issues including evidence in support;
Completion of your application.
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