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I am writing to you with a few questions regarding the spouse

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I am writing to you with a few questions regarding the spouse visa for the UK for my soon to be husband.
I am a British citizen and my fiancee is a citizen of the US. We are planning to get married in San Francisco on September the 6th 2014 and shortly after would like to apply for the spouse visa from the US.

I have a few questions which I would like to ask you with regards ***** ***** paper work/supporting documents and also go through all the necessary steps to make sure that we have covered them all and that we are heading in the right direction.

Thank you for your time and consideration.

What are your questions please?
Customer: replied 3 years ago.
What supporting documents do I need to submit along with the visa application?
Usually the following documents

1. Applicants personal documents
(a) Online application
(b) Passport
(c) Photographs
(d) Covering letter from applicant saying why they are applying for a spouse visa
(e) Supporting letter from sponsor
(f) Birth certificate
(g) Tuberculosis certificate if required
(h) Evidence of English language requirement, not required if applicant is American passport holder.

2. Applicants financial documents
(a) 6 months of bank statements
(b) Balance certificate

3. Accommodation details
house deeds, supporting letters from owner verifying there is enough space for the applicant

4. Information about sponsor
(a) Validated copy of bio-data pages from sponsor's passport
(b) Validated copy of sponsor's birth certificate
(c) 6 months of sponsor's bank statements
(d) Balance certificate from sponsor's bank
(e) 6 months of sponsor's wage slips if employed
(f) Sponsor's P60 if employed

5. Evidence of relationship, typical documents supplied
(a) Photographs of wedding etc
(b) Evidence of visits from sponsor
(c) Selection of relevant bank transactions
(d) Weston union money transfer receipts
(e) Telephone records
(f) Skype records
(g) E-mails
(h)marriage certificate

Hope this helps
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Customer: replied 3 years ago.
Can we apply in San Francisco at the British consulate?
Customer: replied 3 years ago.
Relist: Other.
Can I apply for a spouse visa to the UK (for my American husband ) from San Francisco?can we use fast track visa?