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Extension Of UK Visa as adult dependent relative of BNO status holder

You can apply for extension of BNO Adult Dependent Relative (ADR) visa from inside the UK if the main applicant is either applying for extension or ILR as a BNO citizen. BNO Adult Dependent Relative (ADR)s who were granted initial leave for a period of 30 months (2.5 years) will have to apply for extension for a further period of 30 months to complete 5 years in the UK on dependant visa to qualify for ILR as a BNO Adult Dependent Relative (ADR).

Our specialist team of dependant visa solicitors can provide fast, friendly, reliable and fixed fee legal services for extension/renewal of BNO Adult Dependent Relative (ADR) visa. As specialist work visa solicitors, we have wealth of knowledge and extensive experience of dealing with all types of dependant visa applications. Ask a question to our work visa solicitors for free immigration advice or schedule an appointment for detailed immigration advice concerning extension/renewal of your BNO Adult Dependent Relative (ADR) visa.

Eligibility requirements for extension of BNO adult dependent relative (ADR) visa

As a BNO Adult Dependent Relative (ADR) of a BNO citizen, you should satisfy the following requirements to be eligible for extension of BNO Adult Dependent Relative (ADR) visa:

  • The applicant must make a valid application for extension of dependant visa.
  • The applicant must meet the relationship requirement as set out in Appendix BN(O).
  • An applicant applying for extension of BNO Adult Dependent Relative (ADR) visa must be in the UK and must be ordinarily resident in the UK, the Bailiwick of Guernsey, Bailiwick of Jersey, the Isle of Man or Hong Kong on the date of application.
  • If the applicant is applying for extension of BNO Adult Dependent Relative (ADR) visa and has been living in the UK with permission for 12 months or more on the date of application, they will meet the financial requirement. If the applicant is applying for extension of BNO Adult Dependent Relative (ADR) visa and has been in the UK for less than 12 months on the date of application, the decision maker must be satisfied that the applicant or the BN(O) Status Holder are able to maintain and accommodate the applicant adequately in the UK without recourse to public funds for at least 6 months.
  • The applicant must not fall for refusal under Part 9: grounds for refusal.
  • The applicant must not be:
    • in breach of immigration laws, except that where paragraph 39E applies, that period of overstaying will be disregarded; or
    • on immigration bail.Terms & Conditions Of BNO Adult Dependent Relative (ADR) Visa

BNO Adult Dependent Relative (ADR) visa will normally be granted in line with the expiry date of the BN(O) citizen. If the BNO Adult Dependent Relative (ADR)s are applying for BNO Adult Dependent Relative (ADR) visa along with the BN(O) citizen, the dependants will either be granted for 30 months or for 60 months depending on for how long the BN(O) citizen has applied for his/her visa. Dependants will be able to apply for extension, if necessary, to complete 5 years in the UK to be eligible for Indefinite Leave to Remain (ILR) as BNO Adult Dependent Relative (ADR).

The grant will be subject to all the following conditions:

  • no access to public funds; and
  • work (including self-employment and voluntary work) permitted except for employment as a professional sportsperson (including as a sports coach); and
  • study is permitted, subject to the ATAS condition in Appendix ATAS; and
  • if Part 10 applies the applicant will be required to register with the police.

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