Adult Dependent visa

What is Adult Dependent Visa?

An Adult Dependent visa allows for an applicant in need of personal care the chance to visit settled family in the United Kingdom. This is a very difficult and complex visa to arrange, so it is very important you are guided by legal professionals. ASL will be happy to assist you in getting your visa to visit family in the United Kingdom.

You may be entitled to apply for this visa if you are a parent, grandparent, sibling or adult child of a British citizen or a person with settled status in the United Kingdom. Non-EEA relatives of a British national can apply for an Adult Dependent Visa if they are in need of personal care which can only be provided by a relative living in the United Kingdom as a British national.

If you are granted an Adult Dependent Visa, you are allowed to stay in the United Kingdom for as long as you need, unless your relative renounces their British citizenship or loses their settled status in the United Kingdom. Relatives of a person who is under refugee status or humanitarian protection in the United Kingdom can also apply for this type of visas.

Application Procedure:

This is a difficult visa application, so it is very important to have legal guidance at every stage. Our expert lawyers will closely work with you and guide you through the Visa application process to ensure that it is filled out to the highest standard, giving you the best chance of a successful application. During your application, we will also be in contact with the relevant authorities, so there will be much less for you to worry about than if you were applying on your own.

The first stage of application is to determine whether you are eligible for the visa. You will submit an application to UKVI containing supporting documents and authentic certificates not only proving your relationship with the British national but also supporting your case of eligibility. The time it will take for a decision on your visa to come will depend on how well your case has been presented to the authorities via your application.

How will we Help?

The application process for an Adult Dependent Visa is one of the most difficult. It requires a lengthy list of documentation just to establish eligibility. It is difficult to successfully apply for this visa without professional and specialized help. At ASL, we have a team of dedicated and qualified legal experts who will endeavour to help you successfully apply for an Adult Dependent Visa. If you choose to enlist our support, we will:

  • Assess your eligibility status
  • Support you until the completion of your application
  • Help with the completion of any necessary forms
  • Ensure your application is up to the highest standard
  • Liaise with the legal authorities on your behalf
  • Present your case for you to ensure the best chance of success


As mentioned above, this is a difficult visa application and the requirements are highly specific and thoroughly checked by the legal authorities. it is very important to have legal guidance when determining eligibility.

The applicant must be able to prove they are unable to carry out their everyday life tasks due to some kind of illness, disability or old age. They should also provide proof that sufficient care for them is not available in their home country and will be provided by their relative in the United Kingdom. Moreover, you should be at least 18 years old to apply and must provide extensive medical, identification and information records.

Get in touch with us for expert advice

Applying for an adult dependent visa is extremely difficult and it is very easy not to pass the eligibility stage. It is recommended to have expert legal advice. Our expert solicitors will happily consult you. We also have a team of people who speak fluent Urdu and Punjabi to help communicate about our legal services effectively. Contact us on 01706 711176 for immigration advice.