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Please confirm that you are still on a spouses visa and have not received indefinite leave to remain yourself.
Am an international student here in the UK, i have a student visa till 2012
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If you have not received ILR then your wife will have to apply for a dependent visa on the basis of your student visa provided your course is longer than 6 months. If your course is below degree level then she will not be able to work.
She will need to be able to demonstrate that she has sufficient funds. If you are studying in London then she (or you) has £533.00 per month for each month of study up to a maximum of 9 months. If you are outside of London then substitute £400.00 for £533.00 above. She will have to be able to demonstrate this by documentary evidence (ie. bank records).
Here is the link to the relevant page on the UKBA website and you will see that the required form and guidance notes detailing all the documents you should submit are linked at the top right hand side of the page:-
As a student you can only apply for ILR once you have completed 10 years in this category I'm afraid.
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ok..i think you did not understand my question...we are alreday married since August 2009 because she was not 21yrs at that time i could not Apply for a spouses visa, now she is 21yrs and we have been married for 19months now.
Can i Apply for indefinate leave to remain because am an international student since January 2005 and i still have a valid student visa till July 2012 or do i have to Apply for a 2yrs spouses visa.
Spouses visa are only for spouses of person in the UK who are UK citizen or have indefinite leave to remain.
You do not have this. You have a student visa and your wife cannot therefore apply for a spouses visa. Instead she must apply in the above mentioned way for a dependent's visa on the strength of your student visa.
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My wife is UK citizen and we got married here in the UK also i we have the marriage certificate.
Right, I see.
In order to apply for a spouses visa you must meet the following eligibility criteria. You must show that:-
You will see that I have put suggestions of the documents you should submit for each criteria in brackets.
You will need to apply for settlement (ie. spouses visa) by using form FLR (M) Settlement, available for download from UKBA's website. It would be best for either a solicitor in the UK to prepare it in consultation with both you and your wife before submitting it.
It would be best for an immigration solicitor to prepare it on your behalf. They should charge around £500-750 + Vat for this and you can find solicitors in your area by using the following search engine:-
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