Policy paper

Immigration Rules part 8: family members

Rules for family members including spouses, partners and children (paragraphs A277 to 319Y).


Immigration Rules: Part 8

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This covers:

  • transitional arrangements (how part 8 works with Appendix FM)
  • spouses, civil partners, unmarried and same sex partners, fiancé(e)s and proposed civil partners
  • bereaved partners
  • victims of domestic violence
  • children
  • family members of relevant points-based system migrants
  • adult dependent relatives
  • some family members of refugees/people with humanitarian protection