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Provided you otherwise fulfill the eligibility criteria for obtaining a visa as a civil partner then your age will be highly unlikely to be a barrier, the UKBA would be very unwise in my view to object on this ground because you would be able to argue Article 8 Human RIghts Act (right to a family and private life) on appeal with a good chance of success.
The eligibility criteria is as follows:-
You must show that:
You will have to apply to the British Embassy nearest to you for a visa by using form VAF4A which is available for download from the UKBA's visa website.
It would be best for a UK immigration solicitor to prepare it in consultation with you both to ensure the best chance of success on first appraisal.
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You should be charged around £750-1,000.00 + Vat for a solicitor to prepare the application.
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