You can apply under 5 years route as a parent of a British or settled child if you meet all the requirements of the Immigration Rules including the English language requirement and financial requirement.

Various applications which can be made as parent under 5 years route are as follows:

Entry Clearance As A Parent of A British or Settled Child
Switching Into Parent Visa (5 Years Route)   -   [Super Priority Service Available For Decision Within 24 Hours]
Extension/Renewal Of Parent Visa (5 Years Route)     -     [Super Priority Service Available For Decision Within 24 Hours]
ILR As Parent of British or Settled Child (5 Years Route)   -   [Super Priority Service Available For Decision Within 24 Hours]

Refusal Of Parent Visa UK? We Can Help

We can help you challenge the refusal of your application as a parent of a British or settled child through one of the following legal remedies:

Entry Clearance Appeal Against Refusal Of Parent Visa For UK
Appeal Against Refusal Of Leave To Remain In The UK As A Parent
Pre-Action Protocol (PAP) For Judicial Review (JR) Against Decision Of The UKVI To Certify THe Human Rights Claim As Manifestly Unfounded
Judicial Review (JR) In The Upper Tribunal (UT) Againt Decision Of The UKVI To Certify The Human Rights Claim As Manifestly Unfounded

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If you are on 5 years parent route category, you can Switch Into Parent Visa (10 Years Route). We can provide Super Priority Service for your application for switching from 5 years parent route to 10 years parent route.

Parent Visa (10 Years Route)   -   [Super Priority Service Available For Decision Within 24 Hours]

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FAQs - Parent Of A British Child

I am living outside the UK with my British son who is under the age of 18. I am having the sole responsibility of the child and child is living with me. Can I apply for UK visa as a parent of a British child?

You can apply for UK visa as a parent of a British child. Your application may not succeed within the Immigration Rules because the Immigration Rules require that your child must be in the UK at the time of your entry clearance application. Based on the best intersts of your British child, your application as a parent of a British child may be successful outside the Immigration Rules.

Can I switch from visitor to parent of a British child visa from inside the UK?

Uder the UK immigration Rules, it is not possibel to change from visitor visa to parent of British child visa from inside the UK. However, outside the Immigration Ruels and based on compelling and compassionate circumstances, an application for parent visa may succeed under the 10 years parent route.

Can I switch from 10 years parent route to 5 years parent route?

You can switch into 5 years parent from out 10 years parent route category from inside the UK. Your time to qualify for ILR under the 5 years route will start from scratch and you will be able to apply for ILR once you have spent 5 continuous years in the UK with leave to emain granted under the 5 years route. We can provide Super Priority Service (decision within 24 hours) for your application for switching from 10 years parent route to 5 years parent route.

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