Guidance

Guidance for dependants of UK visa applicants (Tiers 1, 2, 5 and Appendix W)

Full guidance on the policy for applications by the family of people who have UK visas under the points-based system (PBS dependants) and Appendix W workers.

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PBS dependant guidance

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Details

This guidance gives the full UK Visas and Immigration policy on applications by ‘PBS dependants’ (the dependant family members of people who have, or are applying for, visas under Tier 1, Tier 2 or Tier 5 or Appendix W).

View guidance for dependants of Students and Child Students.

Published 12 November 2013
Last updated 5 October 2020 + show all updates
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