According to paragraph 47 of Appendix Armed Forces, limited leave to remain as the child of a member of HM Forces will be granted to an applicant who:

  • was either:
    • under 18 years of age at the date of application; or
    • aged 18 or over at the date of application and who was last granted leave under paragraph 43 or 47 of Appendix Armed Forces or paragraph 276AH of Immigration Rules;
  • is not married or in a civil partnership;
  • has not formed an independent family unit;
  • is not leading an independent life;
  • is not in breach of immigration laws, except that, where paragraph 39E of Immigration Rules applies, any current period of overstaying will be disregarded;
  • is in the United Kingdom;
  • has made a valid application for leave to remain as the child of a member of HM Forces;
  • does not fall to be refused on the grounds of suitability under paragraph 8 or 9 of Appendix Armed Forces;
  •  meets:
    • the general eligibility requirements in paragraph 42 of Appendix Armed Forces; or
    • those general eligibility requirements, except that subparagraph (b)(ii) does not apply but the parent of the applicant falls under paragraph 49(h) of Appendix Armed Forces and the applicant normally lives with this parent and not their other parent; and
  •  either:
    • meets the financial requirement in Part 12 of Appendix Armed Forces; or
    • in a case in which sub-paragraph (b)(i)(aa), (b)(i)(dd) or (b)(ii) of paragraph 42 of Appendix Armed Forces applies will be:
      • accommodated adequately by the parent or parents the applicant is seeking to remain with without recourse to public funds in accommodation which the parent or parents own or occupy exclusively; and
      • maintained adequately by that parent or those parents without recourse to public funds.

According to paragraph 48 of Appendix Armed Forces, leave to remain granted under paragraph 47 of Appendix Armed Forces will be:

  • for whichever is the shortest period of:
    • 5 years; or
    • the remaining duration of the applicant’s parent’s enlistment; or
    • the remaining duration of the applicant’s parent’s leave; and
  • subject to a condition of no recourse to public funds.

Super Priority Service For Switching Into Limited Leave To Remain As A Child Of Member Of HM Forces

As the expert immigration solicitors based in London & Manchester, we are registered with the Home Office, UK Visas & Immigration (UKVI) and its commercial partners UKVCAS Sopra Steria to provide Super Priority Service (SPS) for your application whereby decision on your application will be made by the Home Office UKVI within 24 hours of the submission of the application at a designated service centre.

Our immigration solicitors can prepare and submit your application to the Home Office, UKVI through Super Priority Service (SPS) and get decision on your immigration application within 24 hours. You will be accompanied to one of the application centres in London or Manchester by our legal representative who will assist you with the enrolment of your biometrics and submission of your application to get decision on your application in within 24 hours. This way, you will not have to wait for the decision on your application for months (sometimes years).

Why Choose Sunrise Solicitors For Limited Leave To Remain As A Child Of Member Of HM Forces?

The immigration solicitors at Sunrise Solicitors are experts in dealing with application for limited leave to remain as a child of a member of HM Forces. The quality of our service is self-evident from the clients' reviews about the service provided by our immigration lawyers. You can contact us if you are seeking legal help from immigration lawyers in London in relation to your application for limited leave to remain as a child of a member of HM Forces and our immigration solicitors will provide you fast, friendly, reliable and professional immigration service.

If instructed to represent you regarding your application for limited leave to remain as a child of a member of HM Forces, the immigration casework to be carried out by our immigration solicitors will include the following:

  • Taking detailed instructions from you and advising you about the relevant immigration laws and procedures to be adopted by the Home Office, UKVI in your application for limited leave to remain as a child of a member of HM Forces;
  • Advising you about the relevant requirements of the Immigration Rules and the Home Office Policy Guidance for limited leave to remain as a child of a member of HM Forces;
  • Discussing your immigration case in detail with you and advising you about the weaknesses and strengths of your application for limited leave to remain as a child of a member of HM Forces;
  • Advising you about the documentary evidence to be submitted in support of your application for limited leave to remain as a child of a member of HM Forces;
  • Assessing the documentary evidence to be submitted in support of your application for limited leave to remain and discussing the same with you;
  • Completing the application form FLR (AF) for limited leave to remain as a child of a member of HM Forces;
  • Preparing a cover letter to introduce and support your application for limited leave to remain explaining in detail how all the requirements of the Home Office Immigration Rules and the Policy Guidance have been satisfied by you for you to be granted limited leave to remain as a child of a member of HM Forces;
  • Liaising with the Home Office, UKVI for a timely decision on your application for limited leave to remain as a child of a member of HM Forces;
  • Protecting your interests while your application is pending with the Home Office, UKVI and keeping you informed about the progress of your application;
  • Doing all the follow up work until decision is reached by the Home Office, UKVI on your application for limited leave to remain as a child of a member of HM Forces.

Our Fee For An Application For Limited Leave To Remain As A Child Of Member Of HM Forces

  • We will charge you a fee from £1,000 + VAT for our professional immigration services in relation to your application for limited leave to remain as a child of a member of HM Forces through Same Day Visa Service. The agreed fee will depend on the complexity of your application and the casework involved in your application.
  • If you cannot afford to pay our fee in full at the time of instructing us in relation to your application, you can pay half of the fee at the time of instructing us and the balance can be paid within a month from the date of initial instructions.
  • The agreed fee will cover all our work until decision by the Home Office, UKVI on the application. However, it is pertinent to note that the agreed fee will not cover any disbursements to be incurred by us on your behalf e.g. translation of documents, Home Office fee etc.

Sunrise Solicitors is the trading name of Sunrise Solicitors Ltd (company registration no. 6405492). Sunrise Solicitors Offices are regulated by SRA under SRA ID 490903 (London Office) and SRA ID 645256 (Manchester Office). Sunrise Solicitors are also members of Immigration Law Practitioners' Association (ILPA).

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