Introduction to Family Migration:
At CJ Legal, we specialise in UK immigration, asylum, and nationality law. We aim to inform our clients of the legalities and processes involved across many of these issues and help in any way that we can
Spouses and partners of British citizens or people settled in the UK can apply for a visa to join or
remain with their loved ones. These applications are dealt with by the Home Office under the
Specifically, the part of the Rules that applicants need to navigate is “Appendix FM” (FM stands for
family members) and “Appendix FM SE” (specified evidence).
The rules are not easy to read. Paragraphs are not numbered but labeled with acronyms, rules refer
to other rules in different sections and the construction of sentences and paragraphs do not always
seem to make sense.
With this in mind, we bring some clarity to the requirements to be met in partner visa applications,
so that our clients are compliant with the rules.