Indefinite Leave to Remain
Applicants who have lived legally in the UK for a certain length of time, may be able to apply for indefinite leave to remain in the UK (i.e. settle in the UK).
In most cases, migrants will be eligible for settlement on completion of five years or more residence in the UK.
On the basis of long residence, applicants who have lived in the UK for 10 years continuously, with any combination of leave can qualify for ILR.
English Language Knowledge
All applicants under the ILR route must be able to demonstrate English language.
Life in the UK Test
All applicants under the ILR route must sit and pass the Life in the UK test. This tests the applicant’s knowledge of British customs and traditions.
How we can help?
Herrington Carmichael’s Immigration team can provide in-depth understanding of ILR requirements and achieve an incredibly high success rate for our clients.
You can be assured that your application process will be managed in a professional and organised manner.
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