Immigration may unite or divide families. If you were born outside the UK or have family overseas, you may wish to organise their visit or you may wish that they join you in the UK.
It is important to know what immigration categories exist and if your loved ones need a visa, what kind of visa it is and what the requirements are.
This page brings together content on various types of visas related to family immigration. It is not exhaustive, but serves as a guide and answers some frequently asked questions.