Guidance

Chapter 08: appendix FM family members (immigration directorate instructions)

Chapter 8 of the immigration directorate instructions which deals with family applications made after 9 July 2012.

Documents

Appendix FM 1.0a: Family Life (as a Partner or Parent): 5-Year Routes

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Appendix FM section 1.21: English language requirement

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Annex FM 1.2: forced marriage

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Annex FM 1.3: recognition of marriage and divorce

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Annex FM 1.4: polygamous and potentially polygamous marriages

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Annex FM 1.5: domicile

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Appendix FM 1.7: financial requirement

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Appendix FM 1.7a: maintenance

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Annex FM 2.0: genuine and subsisting relationship

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Annex FM 2.1: eligibility, registration, dissolution and glossary of terms

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Annex FM 3.1: children

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Annex FM 3.2: children guidance

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Annex FM 3.2a

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Annex FM 6.0: adult dependent relatives

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Details

Chapter 8 deals with how applications from families applying after 9 July 2012 under Immigration Rules, chapter 8, appendix FM, are handled by UK Visas and Immigration.

Published 4 December 2013
Last updated 5 November 2018 + show all updates
  1. Replaced Appendix FM section 1.21: English language requirement with new version.
  2. Annex 1.6 removed as it is obsolete.
  3. Section 1.0a updated.
  4. Updated 'Family life as a partner or parent 5 year routes'.
  5. Appendix FM 1.0a, 1.7 and 6.0 updated.
  6. Updated appendix FM section 1.21: English language requirement.
  7. Updated guidance on 'Appendix FM 1.7: financial requirement'.
  8. Updated Appendix FM section 1.21 for use on or after 19 November 2015.
  9. Updated guidance.
  10. Updated Annex FM 1.7a: maintenance
  11. Updated Appendix FM Section 1.0a
  12. Updated appendix FM Section 1.0b guidance.
  13. New Appendix FM section 1.21 and Annex FM Section FM 1.7: financial requirement guidance.
  14. Updated guidance.
  15. Updated and new guidance.
  16. Updated document
  17. First published.