You can apply for Indefinite Leave to Remain (ILR) once you have completed 10 years in the UK under the spouse visa (10 years route). Our specialist team of spouse visa solicitors are experts in dealing with applications for Indefinite Leave to Remain (ILR) as a spouse of a person present and settled in the UK. The quality of our service is self-evident from the clients’ reviews about the service provided by our spouse visa solicitors. Our expert team of spouse visa solicitors in London, can provide fast, friendly, reliable and fixed fee service for your ILR application as a spouse under 10 years route. Ask a question to our specialist spouse visa solicitors for free immigration advice or book an appointment for detailed immigration advice concerning your ILR application as a spouse under 10 years route.
An application for ILR as a spouse under 10 years route can be made 28 days before completing 10 years. Most of the applicants who have been granted leave to remain as a spouse under 10 years route are likely to qualify for Indefinite Leave to Remain (ILR) earlier under the 10 Years Long Residence category as the applicants in such circumstances are likely to complete the 10 years long residence earlier than the 10 years under the spouse visa 10 years route.
The spouse visa under 10 years route was introduced on 9 July 2012 and the very first applicant who will qualify for ILR under the spouse visa 10 years route will be in July 2022 when 10 years would have been completed under this category. Most of the applicants who are granted leave to remain as a spouse under the 10 years route switch from 10 years route to 5 years as and when their circumstances allow the same.
For the applicant to succeed in the ILR application as a spouse under the 10 years route, the applicant must:
As one of the expert immigration solicitors based in London, 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 ILR application whereby decision on your ILR application will be made by the Home Office UKVI within 24 hours of the enrolment of biometrics at a designated service centre.
Our specialist spouse visa solicitors can prepare and submit your ILR application to the Home Office, UKVI through Super Priority Service (SPS) and get a decision on your ILR application within 24 hours. This way, you will not have to wait for the decision on your ILR application for months (sometimes years).
The applicant must provide specified evidence that he/she:
You will have to pass the Life in the UK test in order to apply for ILR as a spouse unless you are over the age of 65 or you are seeking exemption from this requirement due to medical reasons.
If your application for ILR as a spouse under 10 years route has been refused by the Home Office, UKVI and you believe that the decision to refuse your application is valid and lawful and therefore cannot be challenged successfully by way of appeal, you have the option to re-apply for ILR as a spouse within 14 days of your section 3C leave ending. We can provide the required legal help and assistance with re-applying for ILR as a spouse under 10 years route through our Super Priority Service.
As your legal representatives, our spouse visa solicitors can represent you in your application for ILR as a spouse under 10 years route and carry out all the work on your ILR application until a decision is received from the Home Office UKVI. If instructed to represent you regarding your ILR application as a spouse, the immigration casework to be carried out by our spouse visa solicitors will include the following:
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