In order for this visa application to be successful, the foreign national (the applicant) will need to meet a number of requirements, where their British partner (the sponsor) will be very much involved with the process.
Following the requirements to be fulfilled for a fiancé or proposed civil partner of a British citizen settled and present in the UK visa:-
• Financial Requirement
The sponsor will need to meet a certain financial threshold in order to bring their fiancé/proposed civil partner to the UK.
The applicant will need to demonstrate that they have adequate accommodation in place for them when they are in the UK.
• Genuine Relationship
Applicants will need to demonstrate that the wedding will go ahead within 6 months of the visa being granted and they are living in a genuine and subsisting relationship akin to marriage.
• English Language
For applicants who are nationals of any majority non-English speaking country, they will either need to pass an external English Language test or to have completed a UK Bachelor’s degree (or equivalent according to NARIC) taught in English.