UK Immigration

Parent of a British Child or Child with ILR

Parent of a British Child or Child with ILR

What is the Parent of a British Child Visa UK?

According to the UK Immigration Rules, overseas parents of a British child or child with an Indefinite Leave to Remain status can apply for a visa to come to the UK. The Parent of a British Child Visa UK permits the parent to live with their child in the United Kingdom. However, this is easier said than done. In order to get a Parent Visa UK, the parent (applicant) must submit their application with all the necessary requirements and documentation. Section EC-PT: Entry Clearance within Appendix FM in the Immigration Rules sets out the requirements of parent route clearly.

Since the refusal rate by the Home Office for Parent Visa UK applications is high, it is vital that legal advice is sought. At Gulbenkian Andonian Solicitors, we specialise in this domain. Our experienced lawyers can provide you with all the details and quality guidelines that you need to apply for the Parent of a British Child Visa UK and qualify successfully.

Here are the basics that we think every applicant and sponsor should know when the question How to bring parents to the UK?’ or ‘Apply for a Parent of British Child Visa UK’ comes into consideration.

Parent of a British Child or Child with ILR

In order to qualify for a Parent of British Child Visa UK, you must:

Relationship Requirements

You should be 18 or above while your child must be:

In addition to this, you, the applicant, should be able to justify that you have the sole parental responsibility for the child. Also, the other parent with whom the child lives currently is:

Furthermore, you also need to provide evidential proof of the following that:

Financial Requirements

You must provide evidence that:

English Language Requirements

When applying for a Parent of British Child Visa UK, you, the applicant, must provide evidence that you:

Evidence of Access Rights to the Child

In order to qualify for the Parent Visa UK, you must provide evidence of Access Rights to the Child. This includes the following:

Moreover, if the parent applying for the visa doesn’t have the child’s sole parental responsibility, then they should provide relevant evidence that shows that the caretaker or parent who lives with the child normally is settled in the United Kingdom or a British citizen. 

The evidence in this regard includes documents like:

Grant of Visa

If you meet the above-stated visa requirements, you’ll get a visa for 33 months. However, this visa shall be subject to the condition that you can’t use public funds. In case, you fail to meet the visa requirements, then your application request will be refused.

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