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Old Sep 10th 2017, 9:00 pm   #16
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You shouldn't need to pay the IHS for your wife's daughter as she should be granted Indefinite Leave to Enter if you are lodging the applications together.
thank you all for you're response , yes i forgot to mention that we will be getting a signed affidavit from the biological father , so i guess it clear that IHS is not required for my wife 's daughter thanks BritInParis for making that clear
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Old Sep 12th 2017, 9:16 am   #17
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1 more question I will be completing the online application on behave of my wife but I would like to know if I'm allowed to pay from my card because I'm currently in the UK and I know that application have to be submitted from my wife's country which all the paper work side of the application will be send from Jamaica to Sheffield its just that I'm the one who will be paying for it all so I want to know if I can pay for it all from the UK
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Think you need an inspection report on the accommodation as well
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Old Sep 13th 2017, 11:15 pm   #19
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You shouldn't need to pay the IHS for your wife's daughter as she should be granted Indefinite Leave to Enter if you are lodging the applications together.
I am slightly confused why op's step daughter would get ILR right away given she is not his biological daughter hence not British.
Or am I missing something here?
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Old Sep 13th 2017, 11:24 pm   #20
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I am slightly confused why op's step daughter would get ILR right away given she is not his biological daughter hence not British.
Or am I missing something here?
I'm confused as to why you are confused. If she was British then she wouldn't need to apply for a visa, just her British passport.
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I'm confused as to why you are confused. If she was British then she wouldn't need to apply for a visa, just her British passport.
I think the confusion is why does she get ILR on entry and does not need to wait x amount of years like the spouse?
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I think the confusion is why does she get ILR on entry and does not need to wait x amount of years like the spouse?
Perhaps simplify the facts from op's post:

Sponsor = op
Applicant = wife from Jamaica
Dependent = daughter from Jamaican wife (from previous marriage)

I am confused because BIP suggest that the dependent child would get ILR instead of 2.5+2.5 route.

Or, am I still missing something here?
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Old Sep 14th 2017, 12:18 am   #23
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I think the confusion is why does she get ILR on entry and does not need to wait x amount of years like the spouse?
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Perhaps simplify the facts from op's post:

Sponsor = op
Applicant = wife from Jamaica
Dependent = daughter from Jamaican wife (from previous marriage)

I am confused because BIP suggest that the dependent child would get ILR instead of 2.5+2.5 route.

Or, am I still missing something here?
You may have caught me napping here. We need to know what happened to the biological father.
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Old Sep 14th 2017, 12:26 am   #24
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You may have caught me napping here. We need to know what happened to the biological father.
No offence to you BIP as you are the guru here.
Just that your comment of ILR to step daughter caught my eye.
Cheers.
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You may have caught me napping here. We need to know what happened to the biological father.
The daughter , is in full custody of my wife the dad, does not have interest in the child's life , he's happy to sign a affidavit to say as the father of the child he agreed with the decision of my wife moving to uk with the child , but from what I thought I was thinking it would be straight forward and wouldn't be and issue please let me know if there will be complications because my wife can't leave without her child
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And also my wife was never previously married to the child's father
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The daughter , is in full custody of my wife the dad, does not have interest in the child's life , he's happy to sign a affidavit to say as the father of the child he agreed with the decision of my wife moving to uk with the child , but from what I thought I was thinking it would be straight forward and wouldn't be and issue please let me know if there will be complications because my wife can't leave without her child
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And also my wife was never previously married to the child's father
Okay, in that case it is likely that you will need to pay the IHS. If the father was deceased or you had formally adopted your stepdaughter then you wouldn't need to pay.
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Okay, in that case it is likely that you will need to pay the IHS. If the father was deceased or you had formally adopted your stepdaughter then you wouldn't need to pay.
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