Indefinite leave to remain is often known as Settlement as well. This status which gives you complete freedom from immigration control. To be eligible for ILR you will need to have lived in the UK continuously and lawfully for a specified duration of time normally after 2 years, 5 years or 10 years depending on your status. You will become free from immigration control, work within the UK without restriction and enjoy all benefits a British citizen.
You can apply for Indefinite Leave to Remain in the UK if you have been in the UK in the following categories.
Becoming a British citizen is a life achievement. However some people makes their own application and a little mistakes not just get their applications rejected but cause them money and stress.
There are seven requirements you need to meet before you apply:
It is important to note that should an individual with "ILR" remain absent from the UK for 2 consecutive years, the ILR status is likely to lapse.
If you are a British citizen or your parents are/were British or you have claim to right of abode through a different route.
We can apply for your right of abode in or out of the United Kingdom.
Right of abode gives you the same rights as settled person in the UK.
Your children may have the right to become British citizens in a number of ways.
You have naturalized as a British citizen.
You have been granted Indefinite Leave to Remain in the UK
You are a British citizen by descent and you have a child born abroad
Your children can be registered as British citizen before they reach the age of 18. To qualify for registration, and in some cases residential requirements have to be met.
Until 1 July 2006 a child could not acquire British citizenship through his or her father if the parents were not married at the time of the birth. If the parents married after the birth, the child may now be considered legitimate.
A child born i the United Kingdom before 1 July 2006 can apply for registration as a British citizen.