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  1. Britain Expat Forum for Expats Living in the UK
    Hi all, Just wanted to check in with a question about when I can apply for ILR - conflicting info about starting FLR and my BRP dates. I moved to the UK March 2014 on a youth mobility scheme visa, switching to FLR(M) Jan 2016, where I received my first BRP, and renewed FLR(M) August 2018...
  2. Britain Expat Forum for Expats Living in the UK
    Hi, Doing my set(m) document submission and wondering if electronic bank statements to show last 6 months salary are ok as it seems kind of repetitive to ask for paper statements only to scan them in anyway. Do I have to scan all pages of the current passport or just biometric (fairly certain...
  3. Britain Expat Forum for Expats Living in the UK
    Hi, I submitted my ILR Set (M) application on the 26th of September 2020 - My current BRP is set to expire on the 7th of November 2020. I remember seeing somewhere that our current leave to remain is extended for six (6) months whilst the visa application is in progress. Would any of you...
  4. Britain Expat Forum for Expats Living in the UK
    Hello Everyone, I am applying for my ILR on the 1th of October 2020; unfortunately I was made redundant on the 31st July 2020 due to Covid-19 from a very good paying job. As a result of that, earlier this month (September) I registered my company and started a web and mobile development...
  5. Britain Expat Forum for Expats Living in the UK
    Hi all, it's been a while since my last post about the FLR(M) experience but it's now time to post my experience (and the sense of relief!) of a successful SET(M) application. I've found the forum useful over the past 5 years so hope this is helpful to others. Remember every application is...
  6. Britain Expat Forum for Expats Living in the UK
    Hi, I'm in the process of completing my application to settle in the UK as the spouse of a British citizen. My visa (BRP card) expiry is in August. At the moment, it looks like new appointments cannot be made for biometrics due to COVID-19. Here are my questions regarding this: 1. At this...
  7. Britain Expat Forum for Expats Living in the UK
    Hi, I have a few questions regarding my ILR SET(M) application. I've searched through the forums to help me out but just looking for some clarity if anyone is able to help: Financial Evidence when on shared parental leave: To meet the financial requirement for my ILR SET(M) application, I...
  8. Britain Expat Forum for Expats Living in the UK
    I'm coming to the end of my second 2.5 years of FLR(M) this spring. I'm planning to go back to Canada for a month and my return date to the UK is about a week before my FLR(M) expires. I will have completed 5 years under FLR(M) so will be applying for ILR under SET(M). My plan is get most of...
  9. Britain Expat Forum for Expats Living in the UK
    Hello, I have a query regarding the 28-day rule. I will be applying under Cat A next week (12th August). My last salary I received on 24th July. However, I won't receive my latest bank statement from HSBC until 18th August. I have asked HSBC to provide me with a statement that covers the...
  10. Britain Expat Forum for Expats Living in the UK
    Hi all Does anyone know where I can find the detailed guidance notes for the SET(M) application? I can't seem to locate them on the gov.uk website.
  11. Britain Expat Forum for Expats Living in the UK
    Hi there We are preparing for ILR (civil partnership route). As I have been in the UK for approximately 9 years (first on a Tier 2 visa and then I moved on to a spouse visa when I got a civil partnership), the online form asks for details about time spent outside in the UK and requests dates...
  12. Britain Expat Forum for Expats Living in the UK
    I’m a silent follower of this forum and I’ve benefitted from the collective wisdom of this community. I’ll like to share my experience of applying for ILR – SET (M) at Liverpool Premium Centre on Monday 15th and BRP delivered on Wed 17th. Hope this helps someone out there. My appointment was...
  13. Britain Expat Forum for Expats Living in the UK
    I am filling the SET(M) paper form as a partner of british citizen. We have one child who is a british citizen and hence I will be the only applicant. The 'section 12 - documents ' says : "If you have children under 18 in the UK (or children who are over 18 and who have been granted leave in...
  14. Britain Expat Forum for Expats Living in the UK
    I am going to provide utility bills and council tax bills as a proof of cohabitation. Do I need to provide photocopies of these as well ? Do I need to photo copy all the pages in each of these or just the front pages where address, date etc are there? Many thanks, Fionaa
  15. Britain Expat Forum for Expats Living in the UK
    Dear all, My appointment is coming Wednesday, Filing my form and almost done. Few things needs to make sure from experienced members here. I worked until 2017 July, can't work anymore as wife got severe illness. My wife is getting PIP, CB, CTC, ESA and HB, so I am financially exempt. Now on...
  16. Britain Expat Forum for Expats Living in the UK
    Applying for SET(M) in December 2018 I currently earn the necessary financial requirements (£18,600) myself through PAYE jobs, and have done throughout all previous applications. However, I have a chance to take on a full time contract as a freelance artist in the 2 months leading up to my ILR...
  17. Britain Expat Forum for Expats Living in the UK
    Hello again, all! :wave: My expat journey has including applying and successfully being granted: 1) Fiancee visa (entered the UK July 2015) 2) First FLR(M) (October 2015) 3) FLR(M) extension (March 2018) All with the help of this fantastic forum! Now it is a matter of waiting another 2.5...
  18. Britain Expat Forum for Expats Living in the UK
    Hi All, I’m wondering if there is anyone else on the message boards who has also applied for the SET(M) from inside the UK this year. The UKVI does not provide processing statistics (that I can find) for applications made inside the UK, only outside the UK. The only documentation that I can...
  19. Britain Expat Forum for Expats Living in the UK
    Hi, sorry to bother you all, but I'm a little confused. I am currently filling out my application form for ILR, on the Set (m) application form. I'm confused on the Children section. My husband and I have a 7 month old baby, who was born here, and is a British Citizen - and therefore I am...
  20. Britain Expat Forum for Expats Living in the UK
    Hi all I am currently living in the UK under a temporary leave to remain as spouse of a UK citizen (visa type is 'SPOUSE/CP'). Here is the timeline of my visa dates: Initial entry to the UK: 4th July 2012 Visa expiration: 4th October 2014 I have my appointment at the PEO in Croydon on this...
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