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  1. Britain Expat Forum for Expats Living in the UK
    Hello, forum, You've been super helpful for all my previous UK immigration questions, and I hope you can help again. My situation is: 1. I am in the UK as a spouse of the British citizen; 2. My first entry clearance was granted on 10 April 2013; 3. I entered the UK on 19 April 2013; 4. In...
  2. Britain Expat Forum for Expats Living in the UK
    Hello Forum, first time poster but regular visitor. Hope you can help me... I am applying for ILR from an Ancestry Visa. My question is about the qualifying period and extensions. My ancestry visa was issued on 07 Feb 2013 and I entered the UK on 24 March 2013. My husband entered a couple days...
  3. Britain Expat Forum for Expats Living in the UK
    Hi, I have completed five years in UK on Tier 2 ICT visa. I read that one should not exceed 180 days of absence during these 5 years for ILR eligibility. My concern is: Does 180days period includes the paid annual leave? And, What to do if i have exceeded the 180 days of absence? Please...
  4. Britain Expat Forum for Expats Living in the UK
    Hello, I am a bit uncertain about my interpretation of the rules and would benefit from the advice of forumites. I was granted a 3 year student visa for the UK in 2004 (entered UK in Sep 2004) and completed my PhD in 2007. On graduation, I applied for my HSMP Visa from within the UK and the...
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