UK Family visa: British govt's salary threshold hike norm comes into affect | Check new rules here


The minimum income required to sponsor their relatives to the UK on a family visa has been increased by over 55 per cent on Thursday, as the country aims to reduce legal migration.

Beginning today (April 11), British citizens and residents, including those from the Indian community, will be need a minimum annual salary of £29,000 to sponsor their family for a UK Family Visa. This is up from the previous minimum annual salary requirement of £18,600. 

According to UK government’s official website, by early 2025, the minimum required income will increase 2 more times, rising to £38,700 – to meet the new salary threshold for a Skilled Worker visa.


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Published: 11 Apr 2024, 08:02 PM IST

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