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we have been together for 4 months
we have spoken about marriage and i am english .
Thanks for your reply.
I'm afraid that you relationship is not of the requisite length (2years) in order to be eligible for an unmarried partners visa.
If you were to get engaged or marry then he could apply for a fiance of spouses visa. The UKBA would require him to return home and make the application from there because of the overstay. They would not entertain an application made in the UK because of the overstay.
If you decide to marry then you could either travel to Albania, marry there and then he could apply for a spouses visa straightaway. Alternatively he could return to Albania and apply for a fiance visa so that he could come back here for the purpose of marriage (on 6 months visa). Once married he could then apply (in the UK) for a spouses visa.
The criteria for a fiance visa is as follows and the criteria for a spouses visa is much the same. You would have to show that::-
His overstay is not in and of itself a valid reason of refusal for a fiance or spouses visa.
I'm very sorry it could not be better news.
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