I'm an EU citizen (British) and my wife is Filipina. We live in Spain and my wife is here as a family member of an EU citizen with an Article 10 residence card.
Her sister is dependent on us and my understanding is that she should be able to join us here on that basis. However, I haven't been able to find any clear information about the proof that's required for her dependency. We do send her money regularly but not on any particular schedule or a specific amount. Basically we send money whenever she needs it. Would this likely be a problem? If we were to provide bank statements, would it be expected that the payments stick to a specific schedule and be the same amount each time?
In addition, are there any specifics on how long the regular payments should have been made for, or does it need to be a certain minimum amount? Right now we've been sending payments on and off for around the last six months, usually €100 or €200 at a time. Are there any rules specifying the amounts and frequency of money sent to a family member for them to be considered 'dependent'?
I would appreciate it if anybody has any experience following this process and can give me any more specific information as I've had trouble finding any online.