How JustAnswer Works:
  • Ask an Expert
    Experts are full of valuable knowledge and are ready to help with any question. Credentials confirmed by a Fortune 500 verification firm.
  • Get a Professional Answer
    Via email, text message, or notification as you wait on our site.
    Ask follow up questions if you need to.
  • 100% Satisfaction Guarantee
    Rate the answer you receive.
Ask UKSolicitorJA Your Own Question
UKSolicitorJA
UKSolicitorJA, Solicitor
Category: Immigration Law
Satisfied Customers: 4312
Experience:  English solicitor with over 12 years experience
62162956
Type Your Immigration Law Question Here...
UKSolicitorJA is online now

Hello! I am a British citizen and living with now my wife in

Resolved Question:

Hello! I am a British citizen and living with now my wife in Sri Lanka, we were married on 1st May 2014, we lived together for 8 months in Cyprus, can I apply for a UK passport , and two, can I return to the UK and settle down as now I am 61 years old. My wife is Sri Lankan. Thank you.
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Immigration Law
Expert:  UKSolicitorJA replied 2 years ago.
Hello,
Yes, as a British Citizen, you are entitled to a British Passport and you are free to live in the UK without any restriction.
Your wife will need a UK spouse visa to live in the UK with you.
May I help further?
Customer: replied 2 years ago.

Thanks for the information, but would my wife be entitled to a UK passport as she is Sri Lankan, or does that come later? Thank you

Customer: replied 2 years ago.

Thank you for the information, but does my wife qualify for a UK passport, or does that come later? Thank you

Expert:  UKSolicitorJA replied 2 years ago.
That comes after she has lived in the UK for 5 years and obtained indefinite leave to remain.
All the best
UKSolicitorJA and other Immigration Law Specialists are ready to help you

Related Immigration Law Questions