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Entry Clearance For Indefinite Leave To Enter (ILE) On Discharge From HM Forces

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Entry Clearance For Indefinite Leave To Enter (ILE) On Discharge From HM Forces

You can apply for Indefinite Leave to Enter (ILE) as a foreign or Commonwealth citizen discharged from HM Forces if you meet the requirements of Appendix Armed Forces.

Requirements For Indefinite Leave to Enter (ILE)

Entry clearance and indefinite leave to enter as a foreign or Commonwealth citizen discharged from HM Forces will be granted to an applicant who:

  • is outside the United Kingdom
  • has made a valid application for entry clearance and indefinite leave to enter as a foreign or Commonwealth citizen discharged from HM Forces
  • does not fall to be refused on the grounds of suitability under paragraph 8 or 9 of Appendix Armed Forces and
  • meets the general eligibility requirements as listed below

Eligibility Criteria

To be eligible the applicant must on discharge:

  • have completed a minimum of four years ’reckonable service’
  • meet the criteria for medical discharge
  • have been discharged from HM Forces not more than two years before the application
  • have leave under paragraph 276KA or 276QA of the Immigration Rules or paragraph 15 or 19 of Appendix Armed Forces or under the concession for medical discharge
  • not fall for refusal under part 2 of Appendix Armed Forces to the Immigration Rules
  • if the applicant is a Gurkha, be a citizen or national of Nepal;

And on medical discharge:

  • have been medically discharged from HM Forces not more than two years before the application unless new evidence is produced regarding their prognosis
  • have been medically discharged due to an illness or injury which is attributable to service in HM Forces either where it came about owing to deployment in an operational theatre (where military action takes place), or
  • it is appropriate to grant leave taking into account the:
    • seriousness of the illness or
    • injury
    • need for further medical treatment, and the availability of such treatment in the applicant’s country of origin
    • prognosis for recovery including whether the injury or illness affects the applicant’s ability to support themselves in their country of origin
    • applicant’s length of reckonable service at the time of discharge

How Can We Help?

Our expert team of immigration solicitors specialise in entry clearance applications for Indefinite Leave to Enter (ILE) after discharge from HM Forces. If instructed to represent you regarding your application for Indefinite Leave to Enter (ILE) after discharge from HM Forces, we will carry out all the work on your application until a decision is made by the Entry Clearance Officer (ECO) on your Indefinite Leave to Enter (ILE) after discharge from HM Forces application. The immigration casework to be carried out by our expert team of immigration solicitors will include the following:

  • Assessing your eligibility for Indefinite Leave to Enter (ILE) after discharge from HM Forces by considering all your personal circumstances
  • Advising you on the weaknesses and strengths of your entry clearance application for Indefinite Leave to Enter (ILE) after discharge from HM Forces
  • Advising you on the relevant documents to be submitted in support of your entry clearance application for Indefinite Leave to Enter (ILE) after discharge from HM Forces 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 entry clearance for Indefinite Leave to Enter (ILE) after discharge from HM Forces by gathering all the relevant information from you
  • Helping you with paying the entry clearance application fee
  • Preparing a detailed cover letter to introduce and support your entry clearance application for Indefinite Leave to Enter (ILE) after discharge from HM Forces
  • Uploading online all the relevant supporting documents and scheduling an appointment for submission of passport and enrolment of your biometrics
  • Liaising with the Entry Clearance Officer (ECO) for a timely decision on your application

How Much We Charge?

Unless your matter is extremely complicated, our fixed fees for entry clearance application for Indefinite Leave to Enter (ILE) after discharge from HM Forces are as given in the fee table below:

Our Service Our Fee
Full service for Indefinite Leave to Enter (ILE) after discharge from HM Forces to cover all the work until decision by the Entry Clearance Officer (ECO) on your application From £1,000 To £2,000 (no VAT)

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

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