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Child Dependant Visa - United Kingdom


Apply as a child

You may be eligible to settle in the UK if at least one of your parents is settled.


You were born in the UK

You’ll get the same permission to stay as your parent if you were born in the UK. You can either:

· be added to your parent’s next application as a dependant

· apply separately


The form you use to apply separately depends on what form your parent originally used.


Use form FLR(M) if your parent has permission to stay in the UK (‘limited leave to remain’):

· as a partner settling in 2 years

· as a partner settling in 5 years


Use form FLR(FP) if your parent has permission to stay in the UK (‘limited leave to remain’):

· as a partner settling in 10 years

· as a parent settling in 5 years

· as a parent settling in 10 years

· on the basis of their private life (10 year route)


You’ll need to prepare information and send documents with your application.


You were born outside the UK

Whether you can apply depends on your age and how your parent applied.


If you’re under 18

You must:

· not be married, in a civil partnership or living an independent life

· be financially supported without claiming public funds

One of your parents must also be applying or have applied for a visa or to extend their permission to stay as a:

· partner - and the partner they’re joining is your other parent