Family Member of a PBS Migrant Visa

Have a husband, wife, civil partner, unmarried partner, same sex partner or child who is currently in the UK as qualifying migrant under the points-based system and you want to join your UK family member.

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Family Member of a PBS or a skilled Migrant Visa

Partner or child of a points-based system migrant may qualify for this visa category and enter and remain in the UK with their family member.

The applicant must be the spouse, civil partner, unmarried partner, partner of the same sex, or child of a PBS or a skilled migrant (under the age of 18 at the time of filing).

Family Member of a PBS or a skilled Migrant Visa allows dependents of Points-Based System (PBS) migrants in the UK to join or stay with them. It’s ideal for spouses, partners, or children under 18 of those holding a valid PBS visa, providing a pathway to live, work, and study in the UK while maintaining family unity.

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We Can Help You With Your Family Member of a PBS or a skilled Migrant Visa

Our experienced UK immigration Solicitors can help you with your immigration process.

Who is eligible for the Family Member of a PBS or a skilled Migrant Visa?

UK Visas & Immigration requires the following requirements in order to grant you an Family Member of a PBS Migrant Visa:

UK Visas and Immigration must be satisfied that the child of a PBS migrant has the following characteristics:

Depending on your circumstances, you may need to satisfy different requirements, so it is strongly advisable to confirm your eligibility in advance of making an application. Dial 0203 384 4389

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Other Considerations for PBS or a skilled Migrant Visa Applicants

Families of PBS migrants will usually be allowed to stay in the country until the migrant’s leave expires. Unlike the PBS migrant, you will be granted three years of leave.  If necessary, you can apply for further leave to make sure your stay meets the qualifying period.

As long as their existing PBS leave is valid, dependents of main migrants can remain in the UK.

In order to apply for indefinite leave to remain, partners of PBS migrants granted leave must satisfy a 180-day residency requirement as of 11 January 2018. By examining absences on a rolling basis, the Home Office will no longer consider absences in separate 12-month periods.

As a family member of a PBS migrant, children over 18 who have not previously been granted leave are not eligible for this category. Likewise, other relatives, such as parents or grandparents, are not eligible for consideration in this category.

Speak to our friendly expert team now to see how we can help you live, work, or study in the UK. Call now at 0203 484 4389

Can I Extend a PBS or a skilled Migrant Visa?

Before your initial grant of leave as a Family Member of a PBS Migrant expires, you will need to apply to UK Visas and Immigration to extend your stay.

The requirements for further leave to remain in the UK as a family member of a PBS migrant are broadly the same as those that apply to initial applications in the family member of PBS migrant’s category. However, you will need to make sure that your application satisfies the relationship, intention and maintenance (if applicable) requirements again.

What Can I Do About a PBS or a skilled Migrant Visa Refusal?

We can advise you on the merits of making a fresh application or challenging the decision if your entry clearance, leave to remain or settlement application has been refused. 

Our immigration barristers can provide representation at Judicial Review hearings if the decision to reject your application was unlawful, unreasonable, or procedurally improper. Dial 0203 384 4389

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How Long Does it Take to get a Settlement under the PBS or a skilled Migrant Visa?

You must satisfy UK Visas and Immigration that you are the partner of a PBS migrant in order to be granted indefinite leave to remain:

The UK Visas and Immigration department requires the following proof in order to grant indefinite leave to remain for the child of a PBS migrant:

To understand the legal requirements call 0203 384 4389

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How can UK Immigration Solicitors help me?

In addition to offering immigration services, our immigration lawyers assist individuals from around the world to obtain Family Member of a PBS Migrant Visas for the UK.

In order to obtain an Family Member of a PBS Migrant Visa, our immigration lawyers can be of assistance to you in assessing the merits of the application, overcoming challenges, assisting in preparing the application or representing you in challenging a decision to refuse an application.

Having a proactive approach to understanding and meeting the needs of our clients is something we take pride in. Our team is committed to providing clients with clear and reliable immigration advice within a professional and friendly environment.

By now you would have realised that when it comes to Family Member of a PBS Migrant Visas, we are the go-to experts.

We are the original and still the best! Proud to be the UK’s #1 Immigration Law Firm. Dial 0203 384 4389

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Family Member of a PBS Migrant Visa

At UK Immigration Solicitors, we are passionate about all thing’s immigration. As a multi award winning nationwide law firm, we are proud to offer a truly global service. We have assisted clients from more than 120 countries over the last 10 years. We are proud to innovate and lead the immigration law industry.

Back in 2012, after carefully listening to the frustrations of clients who could not find reliable immigration advice online, we pioneered the provision of legal representation for immigration cases online. This was a revolutionary transition and since our innovations, there have been a whole multitude of online immigration service providers.

UK Immigration Solicitors are immensely proud of our reputation and our ability to deliver a truly global, comprehensive service to our clients without the need for them to step foot outside of the comfort of their own homes in most cases. For assistance call now at 0203 384 4389

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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ's)

Most of the time, a child needs a visa in order to live in the UK. For instance, if their parent is a foreign national working or studying in the country, the child may need a Child Dependant Visa.

Immigration rules are complex and subject to regular changes and revisions. This itself presents problems as it is the applicant’s responsibility to ensure they are aware of and have complied with any changes to the routes, processes and evidence requirements. Failure to meet strict rules is likely to result in the application being refused which, in turn, is likely have an emotional and financial strain on you and your family. It is our job to ensure we are fully aware of the latest immigration rules, policies and procedures. We don’t leave matters to chance. Once you become a client of ours, we explain our strategy and tell you exactly how we propose to get you the right result. We will pinpoint the positives and negatives of your circumstances and explain where issues may arise and what would need to be done to fix them. We provide step by step guidance and advice throughout the entire process professionally. Our vast experience allows us to foresee problems before they arise and pro-actively adopt a strategic action plan. Our legal fees are always agreed and fixed with you right at the beginning of your case, so you have complete peace of mind and control over the costs to ensure there are no restrictions or unpleasant surprises. There are many online agencies, advisors and marketing companies who claim to be immigration experts but, provide very little expertise. Let us be very clear here, if you are paying for someone just to fill in the forms for you, you should think about how you can put that money to better use and avoid gambling with your future by using inexperienced and ineffective companies. We are a fully regulated nationwide, multi award winning law firm that specialises in immigration. Having more than 60 years of combined expertise and having handled more than 8,000 cases we have unrivalled experience and expertise to ensure you get the right result first time around – Don’t take our word for it though, check out our reviews to see why our clients trust us with their futures. We are rated 5* across the board and 98% of our clients have confirmed that they would recommend us to others. We have illustrated our typical scope of service below so you can understand what we do for you as paid of our service:  
  • Our immigration specialists carry out a free detailed assessment with you to understand your circumstances and needs.
  • The collated information is then reviewed by a senior immigration solicitor who will have no less than 8 years’ immigration experience.
  • Based on the information collected, the senior solicitor will then confirm what your options are and will also confirm if we are able to help you.
  • We will offer you an Agreed Fixed Fee quotation for us to handle your entire case until initial conclusion without obligation.
  • If we have officially taken your instructions, we will create a client file for you and collect detailed initial information.
  • We will then ensure you receive a personalised one-to-one legal consultation with a senior immigration solicitor who will take your full instructions by exploring your circumstances in detail and advise you on the best way to meet your objectives. The solicitor will explain the relevant legislations and provide you with advice on the steps that we would need to take to get a successful result.
  • The senior solicitor who carried out your legal consultation will then send you detailed written legal advice explaining everything that needs to be done and which documents will be required as part of the process. We will tell you about any problem areas and formulate a strategy to overcome/mitigate these.
  • We will carefully review any documents that you have provided in support of the application. These documents are then validated and formatted to ensure that they meet the UKVI specified evidence requirements. Where they do not, we will explain what needs to be done to address the issues.
  • Where required, we will prepare any necessary written legal arguments or representations that are required to support your application and gain an approval. Often, we may be required to make discretionary submissions.
  • We will complete a draft application and share this with you to ensure that all parties are happy with the representations that will be submitted to the Home Office.
  • We advise you on what application processing routes are available. In some cases, there are fast track or premium processing routes available. We may be required to book a Home Office appointment on your behalf.  Will also be able to confirm typical processing times for any processing centre in the world. We explain all options, routes and fees comprehensively allowing you to make the best choice.
  • We lodge the application on your behalf using our secure authenticated processes. Whilst your application is pending, we continue to ensure you receive maximum legal protection and ensure that your rights and allowances are upheld throughout the processing stage. We ensure that you are aware of and remain compliant with the immigration rules and regulations during this period. We will also keep you updated on the progress of your matter.
  • If any follow up work is required in response to any queries raised by the UKVI, we will also deal with these as part of the comprehensive service.
  • We secure a decision on your matter and further advise you on the relevant implications of that decision. If required, we will also confirm if any secondary applications are required and brief you on the necessary process and procedure for those also.
  • Here are just some of the reasons to choose us:
  • We are the UK’s #1 Immigration Specialist Law Firm
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  • No agencies, middlemen or outsourcing
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  • Our team have handled more than 8,000 cases
  • We offer a free initial assessment which will explain your options and check your eligibility for your chosen route
  • We operate a 100% Agreed Fixed Fee model with all fees fixed and agreed before work is started
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  • Our average rating is 4.6/5 across major review platforms (based on over 2000 reviews).
  • If you have an immigration related problem or question, you can have a free assessment with a member of our assessments team.

    The assessor will establish why you are calling and what you are looking for assistance with. The assessor will ask you a series of questions to determine your circumstances in relation to your objectives.

    The assessment is 100% private and confidential. As we are a private law firm, we work with our clients to overturn Government decisions daily. We do not share any information with any third party.

    Although the assessor will be a trained immigration specialist, they are not solicitors and therefore will not give you detailed legal advice or guidance.

    If you want to establish what your options are and the best way forward for you, your assessor will collate the necessary information and then speak with one of the resident senior solicitors at the firm to determine what your options are, if and how we could assist and confirm whether we would be prepared to take your case. If we can assist, you will be provided with an Agreed Fixed Fee quotation which is a single legal fee to cover the firms cost of representation agreed from the outset and binding for all parties.

    The free assessment is no obligation and you are merely given clarity on your position and options to move forward.

    If you have a complex matter or require legal advice regarding a specific issue, you will most likely require a legal consultation.

    This is a separate service and is chargeable at the prevailing rates.

    Please note, UK Immigration Solicitors are a private law firm and are not part of the Government. We do not accept legal aid instructions. Although we are happy to assist genuine callers, we are not a directory service and sadly are unable to provide you with Government telephone numbers.

    To get started you can either call us on 0203 384 4389 or complete the assessment form and one of the team will call you

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