English Language requirement: family members

How UKVI staff consider the English language requirement for partners and parents on the 5 year route to settlement under Part 8, Appendix FM and Appendix Armed Forces.


English language requirement

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This guidance tells decision makers how to deal with applications under Appendix FM, partners under Part 8 transitionals and partners under Appendix Armed Forces to the Immigration Rules.

Published 13 November 2019
Last updated 8 December 2021 + show all updates
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