UK Visas and access to public funds

UK Visas and access to public funds

Technically, those who are in the UK on an FLR(M) visa will not be able to have access to any ‘public funds‘.

“Public funds” are defined in paragraph 6 of the Immigration Rules and include all of the following :

  • Disability living allowance;
  • Attendance allowance;
  • Housing benefit;
  • Carer’s allowance;
  • Income support;
  • Council tax benefit;
  • Child tax credit;
  • State pension credit;
  • Working tax credit;
  • Severe disablement allowance;
  • Many aspects of Universal Credit;
  • Jobseeker’s allowance;
  • Personal Independence Payment; and
  • Council tax reduction

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