A child can apply on a family visa to join his/her parents in the UK
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A child is exempted from the English Language Test.
You’ll need to give details of:
The word ‘parent’ is broader than the ordinary meaning of natural birth parents:
(a) the stepfather of a child whose father is dead and the reference to stepfather includes a relationship arising through civil partnership;
(b) the stepmother of a child whose mother is dead and the reference to stepmother includes a relationship arising through civil partnership and;
(c) the father as well as the mother of an illegitimate child where he is proved to be the father;
(d) an adoptive parent, where a child was adopted in accordance with a decision taken by the competent administrative authority or court in a country whose adoption orders are recognised by the United Kingdom
in the case of a child born in the United Kingdom who is not a British citizen, a person to whom there has been a genuine transfer of parental responsibility on the ground of the original parent(s)’ inability to care for the child.
If you are applying at the same time as your parent then Appendix FM form needs to be completed and submitted.
Which form you need to fill in depends on whether your parent has leave to enter or remain in the UK on a 5 or 10-year route to settlement as the partner of:
If they do, you must fill in the Appendix FM online form.
If they do not, you must fill in both:
You may be able to use your savings instead of income. Cash savings above £16000 are considered.