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Chapter 08: appendix FM family members (immigration staff guidance)

Immigration staff guidance on dealing with family applications made after 9 July 2012.

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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 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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Adult dependent relatives

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Immigration staff guidance about handling applications from families applying after 9 July 2012 under the Immigration Rules, chapter 8, appendix FM.

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Published 4 December 2013
Last updated 25 January 2022 + show all updates
  1. 'Adult dependent relatives' guidance updated to remove references to CID.

  2. Updated appendix FM 1.7: financial requirement and appendix FM 1.7a: maintenance guidance.

  3. Updated 'Adult dependent relatives' guidance.

  4. Replaced Appendix FM 1.7a: maintenance document with a new version.

  5. Appendix FM section 1.7 published with updated information on COVID-19 concessions.

  6. Updated 'Appendix FM 1.7a: maintenance' to reflect an update to coronavirus (COVID-19) concessions.

  7. Updated 'Appendix FM 1.7a: maintenance' to reflect an update to coronavirus (COVID-19) concessions.

  8. Updated 'Appendix FM 1.7: financial requirement' to reflect an update to coronavirus (COVID-19) concessions.

  9. Updated Updated Appendix FM 1.7, Appendix FM 1.7A and Adult dependent relatives to reflect end of transition.

  10. COVID-19 financial requirement concessions have been updated to include the job support scheme.

  11. Updated maintenance document.

  12. Updated financial requirement

  13. Updated Appendix FM 1.7 and Appendix FM 1.7A.

  14. Updated Appendix 7a to include coronavirus financial requirement concessions, the need to have permission to disclose Family Court Documents and to remove references to the guidance being applicable only to non-EA family members.

  15. Updated version of the document Appendix FM 1.7: financial requirement published. - COVID-19 financial requirement concessions have been added - changes made to reflect need to have permission to disclose Family Court Documents - references to the guidance being applicable only to non-EA family members have been removed.

  16. Removed guidance on the English language requirement as this is now in the collection "Family of people settled or coming to settle (immigration staff guidance)".

  17. Updated appendix FM section 1.21: English language requirement.

  18. Replaced 'Appendix FM 1.0a: Family Life (as a Partner or Parent): 5-year routes and exceptional circumstances for 10-year routes' with a new version.

  19. Updated to add partners, divorce and dissolution guidance.

  20. Updated guidance - Appendix FM 1.0a: Family Life (as a Partner or Parent): 5-year routes and exceptional circumstances for 10-year routes.

  21. Updated contact details in Appendix FM 1.7 Financial Requirement

  22. Updated "Appendix FM 1.0a: Family Life (as a Partner or Parent): 5-Year Routes" to reflect rules changes, minor corrections and alterations since August 2015. Changes have been made following various judgments.

  23. Replaced Appendix FM section 1.21: English language requirement with new version.

  24. Annex 1.6 removed as it is obsolete.

  25. Section 1.0a updated.

  26. Updated 'Family life as a partner or parent 5 year routes'.

  27. Appendix FM 1.0a, 1.7 and 6.0 updated.

  28. Updated appendix FM section 1.21: English language requirement.

  29. Updated guidance on 'Appendix FM 1.7: financial requirement'.

  30. Updated Appendix FM section 1.21 for use on or after 19 November 2015.

  31. Updated guidance.

  32. Updated Annex FM 1.7a: maintenance

  33. Updated Appendix FM Section 1.0a

  34. Updated appendix FM Section 1.0b guidance.

  35. New Appendix FM section 1.21 and Annex FM Section FM 1.7: financial requirement guidance.

  36. Updated guidance.

  37. Updated and new guidance.

  38. Updated document

  39. First published.