Appointments Questions

What if my husband, wife or spouse cannot attend the visa appointment with me?

If your spouse cannot/does not attend your visa appointment with you, they must write a letter in support of your application. The spouse support letter should be clear and concise, stating all of the necessary information for the visa, without lengthy or confusing rambling. It would also be wise to include a list of the evidence and documents you're sending. There is a good example of a spousal visa support letter in the internet archive (past copies of websites which may no longer exist) of...

When should I book my appointment/send application for the next step in my visa process?

You will be able to book your appointment date for 28 days before your visa expires or 28 days before the day of arrival if a spousal visa. You must apply before your visa expires. You will need to check the appointment booking system earlier for available dates as they have booked in the region of two months in advance. See Border Agency information below: Apply to remain in the UK with Family Apply to settle in the UK - ILR Extending your Tier 2 Work Visa

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