You can apply for ILR when you have completed 5 years in the UK under the same sex partner visa (5 years route). An application for ILR as same sex partner under the 5 years route is made using application form SET (M). The application will be considered in accordance with requirements of the Immigration Rules as set out in Appendix FM of the Immigration Rules.

For the applicant to succeed in the ILR application as same sex partner 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 has been living with the UK same sex partner during the last grant of leave as same sex partner and the relationship of the applicant is genuine and subsisting;
  • demonstrate that the applicant and the UK sponsor intend to live together permanently;
  • meet the financial requirement of earning £18,600 gross per year (or above if there are non-British children), individually or jointly;
  • meet the requirement of adequate accommodation to be accommodated in the UK without any recourse to public funds;
  • 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.

Exemption From Meeting The Financial Requirement Of Earning £18,600 Gross Per Year

The applicant will be exempt from meeting the financial requirement of earning £18,600 gross per year if the UK sponsor receives any of the following:

  • Disability Living Allowance.
  • Severe Disablement Allowance.
  • Industrial Injury Disablement Benefit.
  • Attendance Allowance.
  • Carer’s Allowance.
  • Personal Independence Payment.
  • Armed Forces Independence Payment or Guaranteed Income Payment under the Armed Forces Compensation Scheme.
  • Constant Attendance Allowance, Mobility Supplement or War Disablement Pension under the War Pensions Scheme.

Where the exemption from the financial requirement of earning £18,600 applies, the applicant must prove that the household income of the UK sponsor will not be less than what an equivalent British family of that size will receive from Income Support.

Same Day Visa Service For ILR As Same Sex Partner Under 5 Years Route [SET (M) Application]

We are registered with the Home Office, Public Enquiry Office, Croydon to provide Same Day Visa Service for ILR application a same sex partner of a person present and settled in the UK i.e. SET (M) application. We can prepare and submit your Indefinite Leave to Remain (ILR) application to the Home Office, PEO, Croydon and get quick decision on your application. As the ILR application as a same sex partner is a biometric application, therefore you will have to attend the Home Office, PEO, Croydon with our legal representative in order to enroll your biometrics. Our legal representative will accompany you to the Home Office, PEO, Croydon and assist you with the enrollment of your biometrics and the submission of your ILR application as a same sex partner. The application submitted through our Same Day Visa Service is usually decided the same day.

Why Sunrise Solicitors For ILR As Same Sex Partner Under 5 Years Route?

The immigration solicitors at Sunrise Solicitors are experts in dealing with application for Indefinite Leave to Remain (ILR) as a same sex partner of a person present and settled in the UK. The quality of our service is self-evident from the reviews of our clients about the service provided by our immigration lawyers. You can contact us if you are seeking legal help from immigration lawyers in London in relation to your Indefinite Leave to Remain (ILR) application as a same sex partner and our immigration solicitors will provide you fast, friendly, reliable, honest and professional immigration service.

If instructed to represent you regarding your SET (M) application as a same sex partner, the immigration casework to be carried out by our immigration solicitors will include the following:

  • Our immigration solicitors will take detailed instructions from you and advise you about the relevant immigration laws and procedures to be adopted by the Home Office, UKBA in your Indefinite Leave to Remain (ILR) application as a same sex partner;
  • Our immigration solicitors will discuss your immigration case in detail with you and advise you about the weaknesses and strengths of your Indefinite Leave to Remain (ILR) application as a same sex partner;
  • Our immigration solicitors will advise you about the documentary evidence to be submitted in support of your Indefinite Leave to Remain (ILR) application as a same sex partner;
  • Our immigration solicitors will consider contents of the documentary evidence to be submitted in support of the Indefinite Leave to Remain (ILR) application as a same sex partner and discuss the same with you;
  • Our immigration solicitors will complete the relevant immigration form for ILR application as a same sex partner and discuss the same with you;
  • Our immigration solicitors will prepare a covering letter to introduce and support the ILR application;
  • Our legal representative will accompany you to the Home Office, PEO, Croydon and assist you with the enrollment of your biometrics and submission of your application to the Home Office, Public Enquiry Office (PEO), Croydon to get a decision on your application same day through Super Priority Service;
  • Our immigration solicitors will liaise with the Home Office, UKBA for an expeditious decision on your ILR application as a same sex partner;
  • Our immigration solicitors will protect your interests while your application is pending with the Home Office, UKBA and keep you informed on the progress of your Indefinite Leave to Remain (ILR) application as a same sex partner;
  • Our immigration solicitors will do all the follow up work until decision is reached on your ILR application as a same sex partner;
  • Our immigration solicitors will advise you about the implications of the Home Office decision on your ILR application.

Our Fee For ILR As Same Sex Partner Under 5 Years Route

  • We will charge you a fee from £800.00 + VAT for our professional immigration services in relation to your ILR application as a same sex partner (5 years route) through our Super Priority Service. The agreed fee will depend on the complexity of the matter and the casework involved in the ILR application.
  • If you cannot afford to pay our fee in full at the time of instructing us in relation to your ILR application as a same sex partner, you can pay half of the fee at the time of instructing us and the balance can be paid within a month from the date of the initial instructions.
  • The agreed fee will cover all our work until decision by the Home Office , UKBA on your ILR application as a same sex partner. However, it is pertinent to note that the agreed fee will not cover any disbursements to be incurred by us on your behalf e.g. translation of documents, Home Office fee etc

Sunrise Solicitors is the trading name of Sunrise Solicitors Ltd and is registered under company registration no. 6405492. The registered offices are at 228 Merton High Street, South Wimbledon, London SW19 1AU and 998 Stockport Road, Levenshulme, Manchester M19 3WN.  Sunrise Solicitors London Office is registered with and regulated by SRA under SRA ID 490903 and Sunrise Solicitors Manchester Office is registered with and regulated by SRA under SRA ID 645256. Sunrise Solicitors are also members of Immigration Law Practitioners' Association (ILPA).