If you are married to a British national or a person settled in the UK, and you are on a Tier 4 student visa then you can apply for switching from Tier 4 to a spouse visa.
The requirement to switch from Tier 4 to Spouse Visa
a) You must be lawfully married
b) marriage is a genuine marriage
c) marriage should be subsisting
d) You partner or you both jointly be earning £18600.00
e) English language proficiency
Immigration Rules for switching from Tier 4 to a Spouse visa
To apply for a spouse visa from a Tier 4 student visa please note that the visa application fee at this point of time is £1033 + £1560 (Immigration Health Surcharge), if any dependent is applying at the same time then you need to pay his/her fee in addition to your fee.
Avail Facility of a Super Priority Service.
You may receive the decision by the end of the next working day after providing your biometric information and two working days after providing your biometric information if your appointment is at the weekend.
If your visa is Refused by the UKVI/Home Office:
If the home office refused your visa then you will be granted an in-country right of appeal, therefore, you can appeal the Home Office decision. You can either lodge an Oral Appeal of a Paper Appeal. The tribunal fee to lodge an Oral Appeal is £140.00 and £80.00 to lodge a paper appeal.
Contact Immigration Solicitors in London
Our firm is regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA), and our team of expert Immigration Solicitors in London and Immigration Solicitors in Cardiff can represent your visa, i.e. switching from Tier 4 to a Spouse Visa. We have been serving you since 2008. Our head office is based in London (Southall) whilst branch office is in Cardiff.