ILR Refused (What Next?)

If your ILR application has been refused – what do you do next? A refused ILR application can be devastating and costly. You may be considering your options to: Submit a new application If the reason for the refusal was something that could be fairly easily rectified, such as an error on the form or […]

UK Settlement Visa? Check You’re Eligible!

Applying for a UK Settlement Visa There are many different ways individuals may become eligible to apply to settle in the UK under indefinite leave to remain (ILR). ILR grants eligible individuals status to live in the UK without time limitation. A settled person is also free to leave and re-enter the UK free from […]

Biometric Residence Permits & Indefinite Leave to Remain

When you apply for indefinite leave to remain in the UK, it is imperative that you can demonstrate your status and eligibility through factors such as the length of time you have lived and worked in the UK lawfully and continuously. Holding a valid biometric residence permit (BRP) is one of the best ways to […]

How to Complete Form Set O for UK ILR

The Set O form is to be used by eligible individuals wishing to apply 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 right to live, work and study in the UK free from immigration restrictions for […]

How to Complete the Set M Form for ILR

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

ILR after 5 years UK

indefinite leave to remain

ILR after 5 years UK With UK Indefinite Leave to Remain, you are permitted to stay in the UK without immigration restrictions. After 12 months with ILR, you can apply to naturalise as a British citizen. To be eligible for Indefinite Leave to Remain (ILR) in the UK, you must satisfy the requirements which include […]

ILR requirements

If you have been in the UK for a qualifying period in an immigration category that leads to settlement, you may be eligible to apply for Indefinite Leave to Remain (ILR). With ILR status, you no longer have any conditions on your stay in the UK and you can work, study or engage in business […]

Tier 1 General ILR Closes April 2018

Tier 1 General ILR closes 6 April 2018: Time is ticking to apply for UK settlement! Tier 1 General visa holders have until 6 April 2018 to apply for indefinite leave to remain (ILR) in the UK under their existing visa. While the Tier 1 General visa route is now closed to new applications and […]

ILR 5 years rule

ILR 5 years rule – Have you spent 5 continuous lawful years in the UK? If so, you may be eligible to apply for Indefinite Leave to Remain (ILR) and free of immigration control. What are the eligibility requirements for ILR? To meet the ILR 5 years rule requirements you must have: Been living and working in the […]

Driving offences and Indefinite Leave to Remain

We recently assisted a Turkish national to acquire a Tier 1 (Investor) visa on the basis of making a substantial £10 million investment in the UK. The investment was made within 3 months of arriving in the UK and steps have been taken to ensure that the investment is maintained in the prescribed manner. This […]