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To apply for a spouse Uk visa- can you move to the Uk as a

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To apply for a spouse Uk visa- can you move to the Uk as a visitor and apply from that visa? Or must you have to switch from one visa to the other in order to apply from within the UK?
Submitted: 10 days ago.
Category: Immigration Law
Expert:  Immigration Warrior replied 10 days ago.
Hi 

Further to your question I am an immigration solicitor and will be assisting you with your question today

Expert:  Immigration Warrior replied 10 days ago.

Kindly note that you cannot switch from a visitor visa into any other visa from within  the UK

Expert:  Immigration Warrior replied 10 days ago.

You will need to apply for a spouse visa from abroad

Expert:  Immigration Warrior replied 10 days ago.
Please do let me know if you require any further assistance
Expert:  Immigration Warrior replied 9 days ago.

Please find enclosed the Visitor Visa guidance

https://www.gov.uk/standard-visitor/extend-your-stay

Expert:  Immigration Warrior replied 9 days ago.

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