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Hi,

 

Firstly I will explain my situation.

I am a British national and am in a relationship with a Brazilian national. After much thinking about a way to be together in the UK, we have decided that the only way is to marry, and then for him to get a Family Visitor Visa, and from there apply for a Family of a Settled Person Visa. This will allow him to live and work in the UK as a normal citizen. We know that it is strictly illegal to work with a Family Visitor Visa.

 

Here's where the confusion starts - when applying for the Family of a Settled Person Visa, he will have to provide evidence of a job in the UK and earnings of £18,000 or so each year. But all I keep thinking is, "How can he provide this if it's illegal for him to work here BEFORE he gets this Visa???" He is not allowed to work but yet he has to give evidence of work and earnings in order to get the Visa that will let him work.

 

I am so confused right now. Completely illogical.

 

Please can someone help?

 

Thanks,

Lauren

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Are you sure that it is the BF who needs to provide evidence of employment and salary and not you ?

 

Alternatively, are they perhaps asking that he provide a letter from a company who is to be his employer along with confirmation of salary ?


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I have just found out that I can provide evidence too, but the problem is that I don't earn £18,000 a year.

It can be from savings OR income. Do you think if we provide them with a bank statement of monthly pay and savings (that don't add up to £18,000) they can accept this and figure we will earn this more or less each year?

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I will try and find someone who might be able to help.. :)


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Thank you so much :)

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https://www.gov.uk/browse/visas-immigration/work-visas

 

One of the site team has provided the link above for you. If that doesnt answer your question, then please do let us know and we will have another try :)


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Hi,

 

I have already looked at the work Visas and it seems pretty difficult. He would need to be very highly skilled to get one of these Visas, and it's a long and complicated process. Plus, he can't have two Visas at the same time, and to apply for the permanent Visa, he can only have the Family Visitor Visa (which means he is not allowed to work).

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Ah righto.. will try and find something else for you :)


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Would it not be possible for you to move to Brazil to be with your BoyFriend ?


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He is coming to join you and they will only accept him if you prove that you earn 18,000 or more per year. Savings are not counted on this amount as this is the amount deemed as a livable wage for 2 adults.

 

 

There is no point in considering anything else as if you cant get the money together then they wont give him the visa to enter under any conditions. It is very strict.

 

 

You will have to declare to immigration that you wish to marry from the start otherwise they will not accept the marriage afterwards and say it was only done for a stay here. Many are refused.

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