Family migration: adequate maintenance and accommodation

The Home Office have recently issued guidance on considering family migration applications that are not required to; or cannot meet the minimum income threshold.

Here’s what you need to know.

(Updated as of 12 November 2020)

Additionally, this guidance also has information pertaining to, but not limited to:

  • Definition of ‘adequate’ maintenance
  • Assessing adequate maintenance
  • Income
  • Evidential requirements
  • Accommodation
  • Refusal wording
  • Covid-19 concessions

Please be advised that the above information is not exhaustive as there are more requirements and points to consider.

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