To be eligible to apply on this route on the basis of accompanying or joining a parent, the child would have to show one of the following:
It is important that the child is under 18 at the time of the application ensuring that the child is not married, is not in a civil partnership and is not leading an independent life. The parents must ensure that there is adequate maintenance and accommodation for the child without having recourse to public funds.
Adequate maintenance means that after income tax, National Insurance contributions and housing costs have been deducted, there must be available to the family the level of income that would be available to them if the family was in receipt of Income Support.
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