Family life (as a partner or parent): private life and exceptional circumstance

How UK Visas and Immigration staff consider claims on the basis of family life, private life, or exceptional circumstances.



This guidance tells decision makers how to decide applications or claims for leave to enter or remain on the basis of family life as a partner or parent, on the basis of private life or exceptional circumstances in compliance with Article 8 (right to family and private life of the European Convention on Human Rights (ECHR).

Published 25 July 2019