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Apply for destitution domestic violence (DDV) concession

Form for people on a UK partner visa to claim public funds (benefits) while applying to settle in the UK because of domestic violence.

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Victims of domestic violence (DDV) concession

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Victims of domestic violence (DDV) concession (print and complete by hand)

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Details

Use this form if you are in the UK on a temporary visa as a partner, your relationship has broken down because of domestic violence and you have no money to support yourself.

To edit the PDF version of the form you will need to download a recent version of Adobe Reader.

You must save the form to your PC or device and open it using Adobe Reader instead of your web browser.

You can apply to claim public funds (benefits) for up to 3 months while UK Visas and Immigration considers your application to settle in the UK.

You can send this form as soon as your relationship breaks down and you need money, but you must then also complete form SET(DV) online to apply to settle in the UK.

Read the guidance to find out about eligibility, how to make your application and the required documents.

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Published 2 December 2013
Last updated 14 October 2019 + show all updates
  1. We have added a print version of the DDV concession form.

  2. Victims of domestic violence (DDV) concession replaced with new version.

  3. Replaced the form with a new version.

  4. Updated form.

  5. First published.