Change Your Type of Visa in Case of Divorce

Updated on Wednesday 07th June 2017

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Marrying a British citizen as a person from an EU (European Union) or a non-EU country comes with numerous benefits in the UK, such as indefinite leave to remain or even British citizenship after a few years. But if the divorce procedure is intended, the situation must be declared to the Home Office Immigration in the UK, as the visa changes with the new status. If you have separated from your partner and had a marriage visa, it is recommended to ask for help and information from our immigration solicitors in London.
 

New visa rules for divorced persons in UK


There are strict rules regarding individuals who entered the UK with a visa based on a relationship, such as a spouse visa, a marriage visa or a civil partnership visa. The things are changing as soon the partner with different nationality than the British one decides to separate. For instance, the person needs to apply for a new visa or can leave the UK. If the divorce has been pronounced, then the foreigner must contact the Home Office Immigration to communicate this aspect. Info about the ex-partner and about the children, if involved, are necessary for the authorities in charge with this matter. They will then guide you to apply for a new type of visa if you still want to stay in the UK. We remind that our immigration lawyer in UK is ready to offer assistance and legal advice if you want to apply for a new type of visa to stay in the country.
 

Apply for a new visa to stay in the UK


Persons who divorced a British citizen and wish to stay in the UK are recommended to apply for a new type of visa, different from the one related to the partnership. For example, an individual can apply for a settlement visa in UK, also known as indefinite leave to remain visa, or can obtain a work visa to legally stay in the UK. We remind that once you are eligible and meet all the requirements, you can apply to settle permanently in the United Kingdom.

Complete information and assistance in changing the type of visa as a divorced person can be obtained from our team of immigration solicitors in London if you contact us.

 

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