You can apply for Indefinite Leave to Remain (ILR) as a parent of a British or settled child under the 5 years route once you have completed 5 years residence in the UK with leave to remain under the parent route (5 years route). The application for Indefinite Leave to Remain (ILR) is made online using form SET (M).

Our expert team of ILR solicitors can provide fast, friendly, reliable and fixed fee legal services for your ILR application as a parent of a British or settled child. Ask a question to our expert team of immigration solicitors for free immigration advice about your ILR application as a parent of a British child.

Requirements For ILR As A Parent Under 5 Years Route

For the applicant to succeed in the ILR application as a parent under the 5 years route, the applicant must:

  • meet the suitability criteria as set out in Appendix FM of the Immigration Rules;
  • show that he/she  is not in relationship with the other parent of the child;
  • show that he/she is and has been having either sole or shared responsibility for the child's upbringing and continues to intend to play an active role in the life of the child;
  • meet the financial requirement of adequate maintenance and accommodation;
  • prove that the applicant meets the English language proficiency at CEFR level B1 in listening and speaking only;
  • prove that the applicant meets the Life in the UK test requirement.

Super Priority Service (Decision Within 24 Hours) For ILR As A Parent [5 Years Route]

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 enrolment of biometrics at a designated service centre.

Our immigration solicitors can prepare and submit your ILR application to the Home Office, UKVI through Super Priority Service (SPS) and get decision on your ILR application within 24 hours. This way, you will not have to wait for the decision on your application for months (sometimes years).

Priority Service (Decision Within 5 Working Days) For ILR As A Parent [5 Years Route]

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 ILR Priority Service (decision within 5 working days) for your ILR application whereby decision on your ILR application will be made by the Home Office UKVI within 5 working days of the enrolment of biometrics at a designated service centre.

Our immigration solicitors can prepare and submit your ILR application to the Home Office, UKVI through Super Priority Service (SPS) and get decision on your ILR application within 5 working days. This way, you will not have to wait for the decision on your application for months (sometimes years).

Why Choose Sunrise Solicitors For ILR Application As Parent Of British Child?

The immigration solicitors at Sunrise Solicitors are experts in dealing with application for Indefinite Leave to Remain (ILR) as a parent of a British or settled child. The high quality of our immigration services is self-evident from the clients' reviews about the legal service provided by our immigration solicitors. You can contact our expert team of immigration solicitors in London, Manchester and Birmingham for fast, friendly, reliable and fixed fee legal services for your Indefinite Leave to Remain (ILR) as a parent of a British or settled child.

How We Can Help With Your ILR Application?

If instructed to represent you regarding your ILR application as a parent, 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 Indefinite Leave to Remain (ILR) application as a parent;
  • Discussing your immigration case in detail with you and advising you about the weaknesses and strengths of your Indefinite Leave to Remain (ILR) application as a parent;
  • Advising you about the documentary evidence to be submitted in support of your Indefinite Leave to Remain (ILR) application as a parent;
  • Checking all the documentary evidence to be submitted in support of the Indefinite Leave to Remain (ILR) application as a parent and discussing the same with you;
  • Completing SET (M) form for ILR application as a parent and discussing the same with you;
  • Preparing a cover letter to introduce and support the ILR application;
  • Submitting your application to the Home Office;
  • Liaising with the Home Office, UKVI for a timely decision on your ILR application;
  • Protecting your interests while your application is pending with the Home Office, UKVI and keeping you informed about the progress on your Indefinite Leave to Remain (ILR) application as a parent;
  • Doing all the follow up work until decision is reached on your ILR application as a parent.

Our Fixed Fee For ILR As A Parent Of British Child Under 5 Years Route

  • We will charge you a fee from £700 + VAT for our professional immigration services in relation to your application ILR as a parent. The agreed fee will depend on the complexity of the matter and the casework involved in the matter.
  • If you cannot afford to pay our fee in full at the time of instructing us in relation to your matter, you can pay half of the fee at the time of instructing us and rest of the fee can be paid by monthly instalments.
  • The agreed fee will cover all our work until decision by the Home Office on the application. However, it is pertinent to note that the agreed fee will not cover any disbursements to be incurred by the company on your behalf e.g. translation of documents, Home Office fee etc.

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.

Enquiry Form

Our Services

We provide specialist legal services from our offices in London, Manchester and Birmingham in following areas of law:

 

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).

Copyright © 2019 Sunrise Solicitors, All rights reserved