Indefinite Leave to Remain Conditions

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Being granted indefinite leave to remain (ILR) is a significant step, giving you the right to live, work and study in the UK for as long as you like. However, even though the grant of ILR will allow you to permanently settle in the UK, there are certain conditions that must be met to maintain […]

ILR Refused (What Next?)

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A refused ILR application can be devastating, particularly after the cost, time and effort of compiling the application and supporting documents. What are your options if your ILR application has been refused?   ILR refused – what are your options? The place to start is the refusal letter from the Home Office. Consider the grounds […]

Indefinite Leave to Remain Priority Service

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Applying for indefinite leave to remain in the UK can be a complex and time-consuming process, with several strict requirements that must first be met. It can also take several months to receive a decision yet, having submitted your online application and supporting documentation, you will not be permitted to leave the UK until a […]

How to Complete Set (O) Form for UK ILR

To make an application for UK indefinite leave to remain, you will need to use the correct Home Office form. The SET (O) form is for individuals eligible for indefinite leave to remain (ILR) who are currently in the UK under one of a number of specified immigration routes. With ILR, an individual gains the […]

Indefinite Leave to Remain: Settle in UK

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UK Indefinite Leave to Remain applicants face strict eligibility requirements and a formal application process. In this guide, we look at some of the frequently asked questions put to us by individuals looking to apply for ILR or to settle in the UK. We explain what indefinite leave to remain in the UK means, who […]

Set M Form ILR Applicant Guidance 2023

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The Set M form is used to apply for UK indefinite leave to remain¬†(ILR) if you are the partner, parent or child of a person who is already settled in the UK or a British citizen. With ILR, you can live and work in the UK unrestricted by the length of stay and without immigration […]

Leave to Remain in the UK (Apply to Settle)

Leave to remain is the permission granted to non-UK nationals to stay in the UK for a limited period of time. After a qualifying period of residency in the UK, you may then become eligible to settle and apply for indefinite leave to remain.   What is limited leave to remain? Limited leave to remain […]

Indefinite Leave to Remain Expiry Rules

If you are an indefinite leave to remain (ILR) holder, or are applying for ILR, it is important to be aware of the indefinite leave to remain expiry rules and how ILR status can be lost or revoked. With indefinite leave to remain (ILR), you are permitted to stay in the UK without restrictions on […]

Long Residence (ILR Applicant Guide)

If you have 10 years’ residence in the UK, you may be eligible to apply for Indefinite Leave to Remain (ILR). In this long residence guidance, we explain the rules on ILR eligibility under the 10-year route and the application process you will need to follow. We also consider some of the common pitfalls in […]

Tier 1 Entrepreneur ILR Guide

Tier 1 Entrepreneur ILR applications must be made by 5 April 2025. This follows the deadline for Tier 1 Entrepreneur visa extension applications on 5 April 2023, and the closure of this visa route to new applicants in 2019. This means if you’re currently living in the UK with valid leave as a Tier 1 […]