When should I apply for long residence?

General Overview of ILR on 10 Years Basis To apply for the ILR on a long residence basis, you should have lived lawfully for 10 continuous years in the UK. The period can be completed with a combination of various visas, for example, Global Talent Visa, Post Study Work Visa, Tier 2 (General work) visa etc.

How long do you have to live in the UK to apply for residency?

Who is eligible for permanent resident status in the UK? In most cases, you can apply for permanent residence and get a UK PR visa if you have been living in the UK with a visa for at least 5 years.

How long I can stay outside UK on leave to remain?

There is no time limit on Indefinite Leave to Remain in the UK, however it is important to note that you should not spend periods of more than two years outside the UK as this may lead to the loss of ILR.

How long does it take to process FLR FP?

You must provide all the correct documents or information to support the application, and you need to submit your FLR FP application form 2021. You will need 12 weeks to process your application.

What is 10 year private life route?

The 10-year route as a partner or parent is applicable to Applicants who meet all suitability requirements but are unable to meet certain eligibility requirements.

What is the 10 year route?

What is the 10-year Route? The 10-year route, by contrast, refers to applications made under the FLR (FP) category as a Spouse/Partner or Parent of a British citizen/person with settled status, asking for them to be considered under the Exception paragraph (EX. 1).

How do I prove I have indefinite leave to remain?

How do I prove that I have Indefinite Leave to Remain?

  1. a Biometric Residence Permit (BRP).
  2. a No Time Limit (NTL) stamp in your passport (expired or otherwise), stating ‘There is at present no time limit on the holder’s stay in the United Kingdom’;

What is the 14 year long residence rule in the UK?

The 14-year long residence rule was abolished in 2012 and it is no longer possible to make applications under this rule. The 14 year rule was replaced with the 20 year rule. The 14 year rule was a type of amnesty rule because it was underpinned by a policy of allowing immigrants to stay in the UK because of human rights and family life.

When can an application for long residence be refused?

Please note that applications which are received more than 28 days before the applicant completes the required qualifying period for long residence must be refused. This is because the applicant has not completed the required period of leave in the UK.

Can I apply for naturalisation after 10 years of lawful residence?

If you are granted indefinite leave to remain on the basis of the 10 years of lawful residence you will have to wait a year from the date of the grant of the indefinite leave to remain in order to be able to apply for naturalisation. In order to naturalise as a British citizen you also have to demonstrate that:

Can a person granted an extension of stay be granted indefinite leave?

However, a person granted an extension of stay following an application made before 9th July 2012 can still be considered under the rules in force before that date. This means a person granted leave to remain on the basis of the 14 years residence in the UK can still be granted indefinite leave to remain once the requirements are made.