Innovator Founder Visa to ILR

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The route from Innovator Founder visa to ILR is relatively straightforward, but the requirements for UK settlement must be met and evidenced in your application.   Eligibility requirements for Innovator Founder visa to ILR The Innovator Founder route is a route for overseas nationals who have come to the UK to establish a business based […]

ILR Timeline

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Indefinite Leave to Remain (ILR) is how you permanently settle in the UK. Commonly referred to as settlement, ILR will give you the right to live, work and study here for as long as you like. With ILR status, you can also become eligible to apply for British citizenship. The following guide closely examines the […]

Biometric Residence Permits & Proof of ILR

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If you have indefinite leave to remain in the UK, you can use your Biometric Residence Permit (BRP) as a document to confirm both your identity and your immigration status. If you have obtained indefinite leave to remain but do not have a BRP, a No Time Limit (NTL) application can be made to transfer ILR […]

Set M Form ILR Applicant Guidance 2024

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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 […]

ILR for Dependants

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Under the UK Immigration Rules, dependant visa holders can become eligible for indefinite leave to remain (ILR) in the UK, provided certain conditions are met. Attaining ILR is an important step for families who have made the UK their home and wish to make their status and future in Britain permanent. Also known as settlement, […]

Resident Return Visa & Loss of ILR

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If you have previously held indefinite leave to remain in the UK, more commonly known as ILR, and wish to return to the UK to re-settle, you will need to apply for the Resident Return visa. The following practical guide for individuals who have lost ILR, and want to return to the UK, looks at […]

ILR After 10 Years in the UK?

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Have you been in the UK lawfully for 10 continuous years or more? If so, you may be eligible to apply for Indefinite Leave to Remain (ILR) in the UK under the 10-year long residence route. The benefit of holding ILR status means you are free from immigration and time restrictions on your stay in […]

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 […]