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I am applying for my ILR next week. I have opted for same day decision and my appointment is in Croydon center. The appointment is quite early in the morning considering the time it would take for me to travel to the appointment center. I would not be able to drop my daughter at her day care before then. I also unable to make alternative care arrangements for her. So I am planning to take her with me. She is not an applicant as she is not eligible for ILR yet.

My question is, can they let my daughter in along with me if she is not one of the applicants on the grounds that I am unable to make arrangements for her care?
 

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I am applying for my ILR next week. I have opted for same day decision and my appointment is in Croydon center. The appointment is quite early in the morning considering the time it would take for me to travel to the appointment center. I would not be able to drop my daughter at her day care before then. I also unable to make alternative care arrangements for her. So I am planning to take her with me. She is not an applicant as she is not eligible for ILR yet.

My question is, can they let my daughter in along with me if she is not one of the applicants on the grounds that I am unable to make arrangements for her care?
Can your partner help?
 

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I am applying for my ILR next week. I have opted for same day decision and my appointment is in Croydon center. The appointment is quite early in the morning considering the time it would take for me to travel to the appointment center. I would not be able to drop my daughter at her day care before then. I also unable to make alternative care arrangements for her. So I am planning to take her with me. She is not an applicant as she is not eligible for ILR yet.

My question is, can they let my daughter in along with me if she is not one of the applicants on the grounds that I am unable to make arrangements for her care?
Call the centre and ask them .....
 

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Baby sitter ? If not, then keep trying the office.
 

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Yes, people do take young children to their appointment and they often provide a play area for them (but unsupervised).
You said your child isn't eligible for ILR. Minor children can usually be included in their parents' application regardless of how long they have been in UK.
 

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Yes, people do take young children to their appointment and they often provide a play area for them (but unsupervised).
You said your child isn't eligible for ILR. Minor children can usually be included in their parents' application regardless of how long they have been in UK.
Thanks for confirming that I can take my daughter with me.

About her not being eligible for ILR. She is 2 years old and not born in the UK. I am not sure if that makes her ineligible but my lawyer has been telling me that she is not eligible. I have asked this to her a number of times now and she always comes back saying, as per the current law, she is not eligible. She needs to complete 5 years in the UK to become eligible.
 

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I am done with my ILR appointment. They allowed my daughter to be taken with me. They did not even ask if she is one of the applicants or not.
 
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