TIER 2 Visa Application for Dependants

For some of us starting the road to UK, we wonder about how to bring our families with us. One cannot think to plan for the future without knowing that they are providing and safeguarding their kith and kin. So let's now discuss about applying for your dependants to stay in the UK.

First of all, who can be considered a dependent?

Who are the dependents?

A ‘dependant’ is any of the following:

  • your husband, wife, or partner
  • your child under 18
  • your child . . .
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Man

If I applied for visas for my family and my visa is going to be expired for any reason, can I get any part of the money I paid for their visas?

Anam
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Anam

Do I need to provide cover letter for my husband for dependent visa as well?
I am the main applicant for tier2 visa, my husband applying for PBS Dependent visa

althafz
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althafz

Hello there, I am planning to apply for a tier 2 visa for myself and a dependant visa for my wife soon. My trust has said they would provide maintainance for me but not my dependant. The second thing is my hospital does not have accommodation so I will have… Read more »

pratiksha88
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pratiksha88

Can the dependents work in other fields or not?

ahmedhasantaha
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ahmedhasantaha

In my the maintenance is written as following:
Tick to certify maintenance to migrant (and dependant if applicable) : y

Does this mean that dependant maintenance is included or should be mentioned separately?

Thanks

MariaM
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MariaM

Hi! I’m going to apply for tier 2 visa for my daughter, she’s only 4. I tried to apply online and I can’t see any “Tier 2 dependent” visa type. Do I need to chose “Tier 2 General” visa for her? Also I do live separately with my husband, we… Read more »

UKMLA
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UKMLA

Hi!
So does that mean one can never invite their parents over to the UK except for the visit visas?

Profkay09@gmail.com
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can an individual be A rated sponsor? for instant my sis in law is a british citizen and i am applying for a dependent visa for my wife and kids, can i list my sister in law as a sponsor in case my employed did tick maintaince

Ahmedmaher
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Ahmedmaher

The section you mentioned “Proof of Relationship” confuses me.
Would a single paper of marriage certificate be enough as a proof? Or we have to provide all what you mentioned?

JerCat
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JerCat

Hi.. My visa is expiring this June. I am thinking to start processing my husband’s dependant visa this March so that he can come here this April. Is that possible even though my visa is expiring soon? (I will start my renewal process this march) and if so, does that… Read more »

Kristinemd
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Kristinemd

Can i apply for my dependents visa from uk for the first time (they have canadian passports)

Dr. Subi Susan Raju
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Dr. Subi Susan Raju

Hello,Thank you for such an informative post. Due to personal reasons my husband and my 2 year old kid won’t be joining me in UK till December, so is it sensible decision to apply for tier 2 dependent visa after I come to UK,I mean separately ? Firsr I will… Read more »

svgautham
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svgautham

hi, I am Dr.Gowtham from India and am currently working as an SHO in North Wales. Meanwhile, my wife who is also a doctor, living in India has completed PLAB 1 and waiting to select dates for PLAB 2. I have a few questions regarding my wife’s visa application. 1.… Read more »

Shaleen Sivanes
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Shaleen Sivanes

Hi, My partner and I have just registered as civil partners. Although we don’t live together due to Employment in different cities we have been together for 2 years. I am planning to bring him with me as a dependent on my Tier 5 Visa. Do you have examples of… Read more »

Nikhil17
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Nikhil17

Hi My wife is mrcs(ed) and is planning to apply on tier 2 visa and I am planning to apply as a dependant.After a few months I plan to get a gmc recognised qualification and start working in nhs.will it be difficult for me to start working there(after i recieve… Read more »

Tehreem Iqbal
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Tehreem Iqbal

hello i am.dr tehreem.iqbal this is one of my biggest dreams to work in NHS i m now going for plab . although my husband is suporting me in achieving my dreams bt he is a little worried about his career in UK .(when he ll move with me )… Read more »

Mitisha Rana
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Mitisha Rana

Hi ,can dependant visa holder get to study and can apply for the job in UK ?

syeda sara
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syeda sara

My husband has appied for tier 2 general visa .i wanted to apply dependent visa but mistakenly we didnt select the PBS category instead we filled application form for tier 2 general visa . However in cover letter i mentioned that i am applying for dependent visa. I have attached… Read more »

SAI TWI
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SAI TWI

to apply separately, how long we have time …. is it possible for any date before cos is expired? what if we have started job, is the same cos still valid ?

after getting visa, can we go any time or just 1month period that show in visa

Nahian Samad
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Nahian Samad

How long can i stay in uk after getting full gmc registration.
Can i apply for permanent residency with dependent .

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