You can apply for ILR as a child using application form SET (F) if you meet all the requirements of paragraph 298 of the Immigration Rules. Our specialist team of child visa solicitors are experts in dealing with ILR applications as a child of settled persons. The quality of our service is self-evident from the clients' reviews about the service provided by our child visa solicitors. Our expert team of child visa solicitors in LondonManchester and Birmingham can provide fast, friendly, reliable and fixed fee service for your ILR application as a child of settled persons. Ask a question to our specialist child visa solicitors for free immigration advice or book an appointment for detailed immigration advice concerning your ILR application as a child of settled persons.

Eligibility Requirements For ILR As A Child

According to paragraph 298 of the Immigration Rules, the requirements to be met by a person seeking indefinite leave to remain in the United Kingdom as the child of a parent, parents or a relative present and settled in the United Kingdom are that he:

  • is seeking to remain with a parent, parents or a relative in one of the following circumstances:
    • both parents are present and settled in the United Kingdom; or
    • one parent is present and settled in the United Kingdom and the other parent is dead; or
    • one parent is present and settled in the United Kingdom and has had sole responsibility for the child’s upbringing or the child normally lives with this parent and not their other parent; or
    • one parent or a relative is present and settled in the United Kingdom and there are serious and compelling family or other considerations which make exclusion of the child undesirable and suitable arrangements have been made for the child’s care; and
  • has or has had limited leave to enter or remain in the United Kingdom, and (a) is under the age of 18; or
  • was given leave to enter or remain with a view to settlement under paragraph 302 or Appendix FM; or
  • was admitted into the UK in accordance with paragraph 319R and has completed a period of 2 years limited leave as the child of a refugee or beneficiary of humanitarian protection who is now present and settled in the UK or as the child of a former refugee or beneficiary of humanitarian protection who is now a British Citizen, or
  • the applicant has limited leave to enter or remain in the United Kingdom in accordance with paragraph 319X, as the child of a relative with limited leave to remain as a refugee or beneficiary of humanitarian protection in the United Kingdom and who is now present and settled in the UK; or
  • was last given limited leave to remain under paragraph 298A; and
  • is not leading an independent life, is unmarried, and has not formed an independent family unit; and
  • can, and will, be accommodated adequately by the parent, parents or relative the child was admitted to join, without recourse to public funds in accommodation which the parent, parents or relative the child was admitted to join, own or occupy exclusively; and
  • can, and will, be maintained adequately by the parent, parents or relative the child was admitted to join, without recourse to public funds; and
  • does not fall for refusal under the general grounds for refusal, and
  • if aged 18 or over, was admitted to the United Kingdom under paragraph 302, or Appendix FM, or 319R or 319X and has demonstrated sufficient knowledge of the English language and sufficient knowledge about life in the United Kingdom in accordance with Appendix KoLL.

Grant Of Limited Leave For 30 Months Instead Of ILR

According to paragraph 298A of the Immigration Rules, the applicant may be granted limited leave to remain for a period not exceeding 30 months and subject to a condition of no recourse to public funds if an applicant does not meet the requirements of paragraph 298 only because:

  • the applicant does not meet the requirement in paragraph 298(vi) by reason of a sentence or disposal of a type mentioned in paragraph 322(1C)(iii) or (iv) of the Immigration Rules; or
  • an applicant aged 18 or over does not meet the requirement in paragraph 298(vii) of the Immigration Rules; or
  • the applicant would otherwise be refused indefinite leave to remain under paragraph 322(1C)(iii) or (iv) of the Immigration Rules.

Super Priority Service For ILR As A Child

As one of the expert immigration solicitors based in London, Manchester and Birmingham, 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 child 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).

Re-Applying For ILR As A Child

If your application for ILR as a child 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 child 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 child through our Super Priority Service.

How Can We Help?

As your legal representatives, our child visa solicitors can represent you in your application for ILR as a child 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 child, the immigration casework to be carried out by our child visa solicitors will include the following:

  • Assessing your eligibility for ILR as a child by considering all your personal circumstances;
  • Advising you on the weaknesses and strengths of your ILR application as a child;
  • Advising you on the relevant documents to be submitted in support of your ILR application;
  • Assessing your documents to ensure that the documentary evidence is as per requirements of the Home Office UKVI immigration Rules;
  • Completing and submitting the online application form to apply for ILR as a child by gathering all the relevant information from you;
  • Helping you with paying the ILR application fee online;
  • Booking your appointment with the application centre for verification of documents and enrolment of biometrics;
  • Where necessary, preparing detailed witness statement of the applicant and the spnosoring parents explaining the relationship of the applicant with the sponsoring parent(s) and other relevant factors pertaining to the ILR application;
  • Preparing a detailed cover letter to introduce and support your ILR application;
  • Uploading online all the relevant supporting documents before you attend your appointment for enrolment of your biometrics;
  • Liaising with the Home Office UKVI for a timely decision on your ILR application.

Our Fee For ILR As A Child

Unless your matter is very complicated, our fixed fees for ILR as a child are as given in the fee table below:

Our Service Our Fee
One-off immigration consultation/advice for ILR as a child £80 (inclusive of VAT)
One-Off ILR Application Checking Service / Documents Assessment £240 (inclusive of VAT)
Full service for ILR as a child to  cover all the work until decision by the Home Office UKVI From £1,000 + VAT To £1,500 + VAT

The agreed fixed fee will depend on the complexity of the application and the volume of casework involved in the ILR application. In addition to our fixed fee for ILR as a child, the applicant will also have to pay the Home office UKVI fees for the application.

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