Apply to settle in the UK if your partner dies

Last updated: 3 March 2017

If your partner dies, you can apply to settle in the UK if:

  • your partner was a 'settled person', meaning they had 'indefinite leave to remain' and you were their dependant
  • your partner was a British citizen and you have a UK visa because you married them

Visit GOV.UK for information on:

  • whether you qualify to settle in the UK
  • how to apply
  • how long you have to apply

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