What do you do if you have lost your loved one after you have entered the UK as their spouse/partner?
You may continue to stay in the UK even though the demise of your loved one prevents you from meeting the relationship requirement in its technical sense. The Home Office is not that heatless after all.
You may apply for indefinite leave to remain as the bereaved partner/spouse of your sponsor. There are certain requirements you would have to meet to be eligible to be granted such leave to remain.
Your application is likely to be refused under the following circumstances:
*Note: You would not be required to meet the English language requirement or the Life in the UK test under this category of applications.
This type of application cannot be made by a Fiancé or proposed civil partner of the sponsor.