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My husband lives in the UK currently under a Tier 4 student

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My husband lives in the UK currently under a Tier 4 student visa. We were not married when he moved to the UK to go to school. We have since married and he has been offered a position which will qualify him for a Tier 2 visa to work in the UK under sponsorship and I am planning on applying for the visa as well as his dependent. I am a US citizen living in the U.S. Do we send in our visa application jointly or do I have to wait for his application to be processed and then I apply separately from the US to be his dependent?
Submitted: 10 months ago.
Category: UK Immigration Law
Expert:  Howard replied 10 months ago.
If he has successfully completed a course at or above degree level then he can switch within the UK to a Tier 2 General visa and you can then apply for a dependant visa.

If he is not able to switch within the UK and will instead be applying from his home country then you can both apply at the same time.
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Thank you so much Howard - this has satisfied my question! Great work!

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