Tier 1 (Post-study work) - closed to new applicants
Dependant application form
This page explains how you should complete the dependant application form for the post-study worker category (Tier 1 Post-study work) under the points-based system to work in the United Kingdom.
The information below tells you which sections are relevant and gives a brief guide to the information required in the dependant application form. A full guide to what is required in each section is provided in the policy guidance, which you can download from the right of this page. You should read this before you complete the application form.
Section A - payment details
Page 1 of the application form contains the payment details. The current fees and details of how you can pay are on the costs page.
Section B - personal details
You should complete this section of the application form fully. If you do not provide all your personal details we will not process your application.
Section C - passport or travel document details
You should give details of your current and all previous passports and travel documents.
Section D - immigration status
You should give details of your current immigration category, how you obtained it and when your permission to stay ends.
Sections E - personal history
You should complete this section of the application form fully. The information you provide in this section may be checked with other agencies, so you should make sure you include all relevant details. If necessary you can continue your answers to this section on a separate sheet of paper.
Section F - your details
You should complete this section fully stating your PBS migrant number or Home Office number if known.
Section G - dependant's relationship to you
You should complete this section fully stating the relationship between you and the dependant, and the amount contributed by you to support your dependant each month.
Section H - further details
You should complete this section fully.
Section J - maintenance
You should complete this section fully. You should read the supporting evidence page for dependant maintenance for full details of the documents you should send with your application.
Section K - public funds
You should complete this section if you are receiving any public funds.
Section L - dependant declaration
You must sign and date your completed application form. Your application will not be valid unless you complete this section.
Section M - representative details and declarations
You should only complete this section if a legal representative is making the application on your behalf.
You should complete this section to make sure you have provided us with all the information we require to process your application.
Dependants of Tier 1, 2 and 5 migrants of the points-based system - for applications made inside the UK
- Application form for Tier 1, 2 and 5 dependants of points-based systemPDF 468KB opens in a new window
- Policy guidance on dependants of points-based system migrantsPDF 353KB opens in a new window
- Help text for dependants of points-based system Tier 1, 2 and 5 applicantsPDF 357KB opens in a new window
A solicitor or other qualified adviser who advises you on how our laws apply to your case.
Public funds are benefits, paid by the UK government, that are related to your income. Claiming public funds when you are not entitled to them is known as 'benefit fraud', and is a criminal offence. For a list of public funds, see the Public funds page.