UK fiancee, spouse and partner immigration: why use help?
Applying for any type of visa, whether settlement or non-settlement, entails much more than simply filling out routine UKBA immigration forms. Most questions on the application forms are designed to reflect certain aspects of UK immigration law. Even those that may seem straightforward are actually designed by the UK Border Agency (UKBA) to elicit information that may relate to complex laws and regulations. Incorrect or inconsistent answers to any of these questions could easily hurt chances of obtaining a settlement fiancee or spouse visa for your loved one to immigrate to the UK.
The process of obtaining a prospective marriage or spousal visa can turn into a very unpleasant experience for you and your loved one. Legal implications may arise from the documents you present to the immigration department as part of your application. Likewise, statements made during a settlement visa interview or other information included with your application, while seemingly inconsequential, may result in a delay or denial of your application.
Many other factors, such as inaccurately completed application forms, or lack of evidence, can cause long delays in processing times. Some cases are returned to the applicant due to an error or omission in the immigration forms or supporting documents. You may not know if you have made a mistake, even a critical one, until weeks or months later, when your fiancee or spouse gets her visa application rejected during the interview stage. Having to start over again, you will have wasted not only time, but also money, because the visa application processing fee is non-refundable, regardless of the outcome of your application. From our experience helping clients whose previous self-prepared applications have been rejected, we know the emotional toll a rejection can take on you and your fiancee or spouse. Such a negative experience could be particularly devastating for your loved one, and she may conclude that any future attempts to obtain a visa would lead to a similar outcome.
It is critical that your fiancee or spouse completely understands what to expect during the visa application process and, more importantly, during the personal visa interview with an entry clearance officer at the British Embassy. Many people who try to go through the immigration process alone face serious problems at this stage. A very large percentage of fiancee and marriage visas are either denied or delayed because there is a request for additional documentation. Most problems during this stage in the immigration process occur because the visa applicant is not adequately prepared for the interview.
If the entry clearance officer, who interviews your fiancee or spouse, finds any discrepancies between her responses to the many visa interview questions and the supporting documents she presents, the case may be forwarded to the entry clearance manager/fraud prevention unit for further investigation. This is more likely if your loved one does not know what to expect during the interview and becomes nervous. Is your loved one answers one or more of the interview questions incorrectly, this can lead to a long delay in the processing of your case or, even worse, a visa denial.
Our immigration specialists rely on their extensive education, continuing professional training, and work experience to identify and prevent possible complications. We comprehensively evaluate each case for potential problems before the visa application is submitted to the Embassy, Consulate or High Commission. An experienced immigration consultant is familiar with and able to interpret complex immigration laws, regulations, and policies as they apply to your case. Our consultants know what documents need to be submitted in order to satisfy the immigration authorities, and they can determine the best approach and strategy for your particular case.
We have had clients who, prior to using our services, tried to complete the visa application process on their own, relying on information from online immigration message boards and receiving advice from unreliable “visa experts”. Many people have found the immigration process impossible to complete without the help of knowledgeable, experienced experts.
You can save time and money by having your application done correctly by our team of well-trained and experienced immigration consultants. We are proud to say that we have been able to get all our cases approved, even extraordinarily difficult ones.
We strongly suggest that you hire an experienced immigration specialist to help you bring your loved one to the UK. Click here to learn more about what makes marriagevisahelp.com special, and how we can help you prepare your UK visa application for submission to the UK Border Agency (UKBA).
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