HM Forces: partners and children: transitional arrangements

Modernised guidance for how UK Visas and Immigration handles the transitional arrangements for family members of HM Forces personnel.


HM Forces: partners and children: transitional arrangements

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UK Visas and Immigration modernised guidance explaining the transitional arrangements put in place for family members of HM Forces personnel.

This guidance covers:

  • family members of discharged and serving HM Forces personnel who hold entry clearance or limited leave to remain as the partner or child of a member of HM Forces under parts 7 or 8 of the Immigration Rules before 30 November 2013
  • those who submitted an application for such leave before 1 December 2013
  • adult dependant relatives where the sponsor is a British or settled member of HM Forces, including those who submitted applications before 1 December 2013 but had not been decided before that date
Published 1 July 2015
Last updated 28 December 2017 + show all updates
  1. Guidance updated.
  2. First published.