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My friend applied for a settlement visa, and luckily she got it!

Her husband resides in UK. She has resigned her job and has purchased a one way ticket to UK.

Now she's worried that she might get refused entry because she has no return ticket, or a job to go back to.

I told her, that the whole point that she applied for a settlement visa is to live with her husband and work in the UK.

So understandably she would leave her job, and fly to UK with only a one way ticket.

We have tried our best to rationalise but I hope you people could help since you have more clarity on this.

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Hard to document something that does not exist.

The official UK sites state that such visas are initially issued for 30 months

  • afterwhich you are expected to have it renewed

Conclusion:

If they expect you to renew it

  • they are not expecting you to leave

so an Immigration Officer would not expect you to have a return ticket

  • they may even become suspicious if you did

Mayby this could serve as a negative proof.

  • Definitely makes sense. Thank you Mark! – Non Chalant May 26 at 10:19

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