I am currently planning to make an application for UK long term visitor visa in next few months for my mother.
I and working full time in UK and will be sponsoring my mother for her visa application and will provide my UK account bank statement and will be confirming sponsorship.
I plan to provide my 6 months bank statement of my UK account with sufficient funds. Additionally, my mother has her own long term Fixed Deposit (for more than last 6 months) with enough funds in her home country as well.
For the first 4 months, my mother had enough savings to manage her monthly expenses, and I didn't transfer funds to her savings account (linked to the above mentioned Fixed Deposit) and her balance in the savings account dropped. However, after adding her Fixed Deposit, her total savings was be sufficient for her visit.
To support her living expenses, thereafter, last month there was a small cash deposit and thereafter I transferred small amounts twice from my account in my mother's home country to her savings account.
Thereafter, to support her living expenses further, I transferred another small amount next month from my UK bank account to her savings account using via transfer.
The respective two bank transactions in her account in the previous month (from my account in my mother's home country) displays my name (as the individual who transferred funds) only, but not my account number.
Additionally, I have requested a letter from the bank for sender verification of these two transactions in the last month.
I have the following questions:
Do I need to provide evidence for the cash deposit? If yes, what evidence should I provide? Should my mother/myself/both of us provide declaration letter(s) confirming receiving/sending these funds respectively.
For the 2 transactions which I made to transfer funds to my mothers account last month (from my account in my mother's home country), from source of evidence perspective, do I need to provide some evidence? If yes, what evidence should I provide? Can my mother/myself/both of us provide declaration letter(s) confirming receiving/sending these funds respectively. Alternatively, should I provide my bank statement as well for source of funds verification/tracing.
Can I transfer some more small funds next month? (I am thinking to leave it as currently my mother's doesn't need more funds, as it would have been with the 28 days period from the date of submission of passport).
Should I provide 3 months or 6 months bank statement, considering I didn't had to support her during first 4 months as the funds were sufficient for her monthly living expenses?
Does my above support to my mother indicate I have added funds for her visa application?
If I show relationship between me and my mother will it be sufficient to justify the financial support provided?
Any help/advice will be highly appreciated.