Indefinite Leave to Remain in the UK, which is sometimes referred to as settlement or permanent residence, is the right to remain in the UK with no time limit, or any restrictions on business activity or employment.
All applicants must be able to show that they have completed the full qualifying period, depending on the basis on which their previous immigration category was made. You must also demonstrate knowledge of life in the UK and the English language ability. If eligible, you partner and any children under 18 can apply at the same time as you if they’re eligible.
Applications can be made in the following categories:
- Spouse / Partner visa
- Employment Visa
- EU nationals and dependents (after 5 years)
- Long residence (after 10 years legal residency in the UK).
For general informational purposes only, not intended or to be taken as legal advice. To make sure it is appropriate for you please seek advice and contact us.
Information courtesy of Gov.uk.