'Mail Order Brides' ?? Rubbish

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'Mail Order Brides' ?? Rubbish

Post by Gullible » Mon Dec 25, 2017 2:22 pm

In case you didnt know the days of the 'Mail Order Bides' are well past, though some websites, usually those punting Eastern Europeans would have you believe different.
But these days getting a Spouse visa for the UK for a Non Eu partner, unless you are disabled can be a real pain. I shall discuss Disabled people later.
The BIG and most, for some, insurmountable problem is the financial requirement dumped on the UK partner. Its totally irrelevant if the income of the non-uk partner is above the income level, the UK Immigration regs states it's the UK person who needs the income.
These should be read in full:
https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/s ... _Final.pdf
The financial requirements are:
Partner with no children £18,600.
1 child in addition to the partner –£22,400.
2 children in addition to the partner –£24,800.
3 children in addition to the partner –£27,200


Where the applicant’s partner is in receipt of any of the following benefits or allowances in the UK, the Applicant will be able to meet the financial requirement at that application stage by providing evidence of
adequate maintenance rather than meeting an income threshold:

Carer’s Allowance.
Disability Living Allowance.
Severe Disablement Allowance.
Industrial Injuries Disablement Benefit.
Attendance Allowance.
Personal Independence Payment.
Armed Forces Independence Payment or Guaranteed Income Payment under the Armed Forces Compensation Scheme.
Constant Attendance Allowance, Mobility Supplement or War Disablement Pension under the War Pensions Scheme.
Police Injury Pension

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Re: 'Mail Order Brides' ?? Rubbish

Post by Peter Lloyd » Thu Feb 22, 2018 11:41 am

Indeed so. The idea of the Mail Order bride is well dead now.

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