Spouse Visa to ILR

Understanding the Spouse Visa to ILR Transition 

The Spouse Visa allows non-EEA nationals to join their UK-settled partners for a limited period. After residing in the UK under this visa, applicants become eligible to apply for ILR. ILR grants permanent settlement rights and removes time restrictions.

Our Experiences with Spouse Visa to ILR Applications 

With extensive experience in guiding couples, we offer personalised support to ensure a smooth journey. We have helped numerous couples build their lives together in the UK. 

Basic Requirements for the Spouse Visa to ILR Application 

  • Duration of Stay:
    Generally, individuals must reside in the UK on a valid Spouse Visa for a specified period, usually five years. 
  • Proof of Relationship:
    Couples must provide evidence of their genuine and ongoing relationship. They need to demonstrate that they continue to live together and share responsibilities.
  • English Language Skills:
    Proficiency in the English language is essential for this application, and certain language tests are accepted as evidence. 
  • Life in the UK Test:
    As part of the ILR application, individuals may need to pass the Life in the UK test, showcasing their knowledge of British culture and society. 


Transitioning from a Spouse Visa to Indefinite Leave to Remain (ILR) allows couples to build a permanent life together in the UK. Our experienced team is well-equipped to guide you through this significant journey, ensuring your application meets all requirements. For comprehensive understanding and tailored assistance, reach out to our professionals today. Let us help you turn your dreams of settling in the UK into a reality. 

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