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  1. Britain Expat Forum for Expats Living in the UK
    Hello, my wife is in the UK on a spouse visa. We will be applying for the ILR soon as her BRP expires on tbe 01/07/22. (5 year route) I understand the process can take 5-6 months, maybe even longer due to Ukraine refugees getting priority. My question is, if her application for ILR is...
  2. Britain Expat Forum for Expats Living in the UK
    Good afternoon! I have lived in the UK for 10 years and have ILR. I have recently updated my passport to reflect a name change and will need to send my BRP off when I get my passport back. I am due to travel at the end of May and worry about getting the updated BRP back in time. Is there a same...
  3. Britain Expat Forum for Expats Living in the UK
    Hi. I recently applied for ILR. I have only been out in the UK twice and both are less than 2 weeks. Is it correct that I answered no to the question, time spent in the UK? As it states there, do not include holidays of 2 weeks or less. Many thanks.
  4. Britain Expat Forum for Expats Living in the UK
    Hi guys, I need your help. I submitted my application last night and just received some horrible news and need to super priority. I’m thinking to withdraw my current application and resubmit. Any idea which form I need. This form keeps popping up, can anyone confirm. Thanks
  5. Britain Expat Forum for Expats Living in the UK
    Hi everyone, I would like to get an advice and ideas if someone’s experienced same issues as me I have filled up my application for an Indefinite leave to remain (ILR ) as spouse 5 years route when I completed my application and came to step to make payment there is no Super priority service...
  6. Britain Expat Forum for Expats Living in the UK
    Hi, so I'm applying for a UK citizenship soon. I have worked in the UK for almost 6 years, and I got my ILR last year. My ILR start date is 9th March 2021, so I can officially apply on the 9th of March 2022 (as I understand?) Now, I am aware that I need to make sure I was in the country 5 years...
  7. Britain Expat Forum for Expats Living in the UK
    Hello. I came here on a fiancée visa on 01 September 2016. First FLR(M) granted on 17 March 2017. I will be applying for ILR on the 1st week of March which would be within 28 days before 5 years. I have some enquiries about filling in the form. My questions are: 1. What date should I put as my...
  8. Britain Expat Forum for Expats Living in the UK
    Hi My FLR Biometric Residence Permit expires on the 11th of February, i have not yet submitted my application but i want to submit it on the 11th so i can included my wage slip for that week. Will i be considered an overstayer if i submit my application the day my visa expires? I do intent to...
  9. Britain Expat Forum for Expats Living in the UK
    Hello, I need help please. We are applying for my husbands' ILR and I am worried we might not meet the financial requirement. I am the sponsor. Below is the table explaining the current situation;- Based on this do we meet the financial requirement for category B? My husband does not work...
  10. Britain Expat Forum for Expats Living in the UK
    Hi, we are in the process of applying for my ILR and we are are not sure how to approach a couple of questions in the financial category. My husband (sponsor) earns over the required amount to apply under Category A (using his salary) and we have everything to prove this (Bank statements...
  11. Britain Expat Forum for Expats Living in the UK
    Hi, I’m a Venezuelan and looking to apply for my ILR this month. Due to issues within my country, issuing new passports has become very difficult and my current passport has expired in March 2020. The UK Government has stated that “Venezuelan passports that were issued or expired on or before 21...
  12. Britain Expat Forum for Expats Living in the UK
    Hi all, As of this Friday, my ILR (on a 5-year marriage route) will be fully submitted. My husband and I had an idea recently about moving as our current flat's rent increases have made things difficult to afford. We've lived in this flat for five years, the entirety of the time I've been in...
  13. Britain Expat Forum for Expats Living in the UK
    Hi all, A quick thank you as I have used this forum for both updates to my spousal visa and am now about to apply for my ILR! I couldn't have done it without the wonderful mods and other commenters on this forum, so thank you. My questions are outlined below in bold. I wanted to ask about...
  14. Britain Expat Forum for Expats Living in the UK
    Hi Everyone, I came to UK on 5th March 2011. I had continuous leave to remain since then until January 2022 through multiple ltr applications. My wife lived overseas and needed a visa to come here. I haven’t been able to apply for her visa yet. Planning to apply for her after my ilr application...
  15. Britain Expat Forum for Expats Living in the UK
    Hello, Thank you everyone for your help over the past five years! I just received my BRP for ILR (SET M) and wanted to share my experience. I have also posted in the timeline. I have always filed by myself and used this forum for help. Start early for LiUK Start studying for your Life in...
  16. Britain Expat Forum for Expats Living in the UK
    Hi, I am about to submit my application for ILR, 5 years route as a spouse of a British citizen. However, I have a couple of questions: 1# My academic IELTS test expired on the 12/2018. This test was accepted in my previous application for leave to remain. Can I summit this test again even...
  17. Britain Expat Forum for Expats Living in the UK
    I am currently on the second leg of my Leave to Remain (5 year Partner Route) which expires 27/04/2023. I am an American citizen, married to a Scotsman, with two children born here. As of Sep. 9, 2021 I will have lived in the U.K. continuously for 10 years without a lapse in visas. We wish to...
  18. Britain Expat Forum for Expats Living in the UK
    Hi All, We have bought a property since our last FLR(M) application. Are we required to submit Title Deeds to prove ownership/accommodation, or will a Mortgage statement be sufficient? If a Title Sheet is required, is it just the first few pages that include the address and owners names...
  19. Britain Expat Forum for Expats Living in the UK
    Hi all, In a bit of a weird situation... my wife's application for ILR was a success, and she received her BRP two weeks ago. However, we still haven't received a decision letter. From previous experience with FLR applications, the BRP and decision letter usually arrive around about the same...
  20. Britain Expat Forum for Expats Living in the UK
    Hi All, I'm finally at the point of applying for my ILR in August; I can't believe 5 years have gone by so quickly! I haven't spent much time on the forum and just thought I'd ask a quick question of those who have been here regularly. Ideally, I would like to offer 6 items of joint...
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