ILR INDEFINITE LEAVE TO REMAIN APPLICATION

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ILR Indefinite Leave to Remain UK Settlement is the first goal of all Immigrants, which makes them free of immigration control, work or study restrictions, residence restrictions. ILR also entitles Migrants to apply for public funds.

Following are the categories which lead to live in the UK permanently.  

SETTLEMENT LONG RESIDENCE INDEFINITE LEAVE TO REMAIN 10 YEARS ROUTE

Here we will discuss about applying for ILR Long Residence Indefinite Leave to Remain on the basis of having completed 10 years of legal and continuous residence in the UK in accordance with the relevant Immigration Rules.

The main requirement of this Long Residence visa application on the basis of 10 years residence in the UK is having legal and continuous residence in the UK for 10 years.

What lawful residence means in the UK?

It means continuous residence pursuance to

  • existing leave to enter or remain; or
  • temporary admission within section 11 of the 1971 Act (as previously in force), or immigration bail within section 11 of the 1971 Act, where leave to enter or remain is subsequently granted; or
  • an exemption from immigration control, including where an exemption ceases to apply if it is immediately followed by a grant of leave to enter or remain.

When lawful residence is considered to be broken?

Lawful residence is considered to be broken when the applicant:

  • has been removed under Schedule 2 of the 1971 Act, section 10 of the 1999 Act, has been deported or has left the United Kingdom having been refused leave to enter or remain here; or
  • has left the United Kingdom and, on doing so, evidenced a clear intention not to return; or
  • left the United Kingdom in circumstances in which he could have had no reasonable expectation at the time of leaving that he would lawfully be able to return; or
  • has been convicted of an offence and was sentenced to a period of imprisonment or was directed to be detained in an institution other than a prison (including, in particular, a hospital or an institution for young offenders), provided that the sentence in question was not a suspended sentence; or
  • has spent a total of more than 18 months absent from the United Kingdom during the period in question.

Periods of Overstaying

If you have overstayed for a brief period of time (i.e. less than 28 days) before 24 Nov. 2016 or less than 14 days after 24 Nov. 2016, your leave is still considered to be continuous.

The procedure for Settlement on Long Residency 10 years route

One can apply for settlement if they have been in the UK legally for 10 continuous years or more provided they meet all the eligibility requirements for Settlement on Long Residency 10 years route. If you complete 10 years of long residence in the UK whilst your other application is pending, you may vary that application to rely on your 10 years of legal and continuous residence in the UK and apply for ILR Long Residency 10 years route.

When can you apply for Indefinite Leave to Remain based on 10 years route?

The applicant will need to reside in the UK for at least 10 years which start from the date when he / she first entered the UK. They can however make their applications 28 days before completing their 10 years in the UK.

Absence from the UK

The maximum absence allowed for the applicants making their ILR application on the basis of 10 years residence, is 18 months in total. And each of their absence must not exceed 6 months in one go.

Knowledge of English Language & Sufficient Knowledge about Life in the UK for 10 years long residency

The applicants are required to provide evidence of the above which is at present fulfilled by passing life in the UK test, they would additionally be required to provide evidence of ability to communicate in English language at level B1.

UK Visa Super Priority Service for Long Residency Application

We can arrange for super priority service for long residency application and represent our clients in getting their further leave to remain expeditiously, by making sure that all requirements are met and making appropriate representations. The UK visa standard service takes around 3-4 months while the UK visa super priority service gets you the decision within 24 hours.

Administrative Review / Judicial Review

Refusal of Indefinite Leave to remain Application

If the Indefinite leave to remain application is refused by the Home Office, the Migrant is given a right of Administrative Review against the ILR Refusal decision which must be exercised within 14 days of the date of service of decision. There will not be any general right of appeal against any such decision made by the Home Office. If the Administrative Review also fails, the matter then can be taken to the Upper Tribunal by lodging judicial review proceedings.

INDEFINITE LEAVE TO REMAIN FOR TIER 1 ENTREPRENEUR MIGRANTS

Indefinite Leave to Remain (Settlement) is the first goal of all immigrants which makes them free of all sorts of immigration control, work or study restrictions, residence restrictions, and also entitles them to take public funds. Here we will discuss about applying for ILR Tier 1 Entrepreneur.

 What are the requirements for Tier 1 Entrepreneur Indefinite Leave to Remain ILR?

ILR after 5 years of Residence in the UK

Upon completion of 5 years in the UK under Tier 1 Entrepreneur, the applicants need to fulfil the following criteria to be eligible for Tier 1 Entrepreneur Indefinite Leave to Remain ILR:

  • the Tier 1 applicant has invested at least £50,000 or £200,000 (whichever is applicable) in one or more businesses in the UK.
  • The Tier 1 applicant was registered as a self-employed individual or appointed as the director of a UK company within 6 months from the date of entry in this immigration category.
  • The Tier 1 applicant has not been outside the UK for more than 6 months in each of the last 5 years
  • The Tier 1 applicant has created at least 2 full time jobs for settled workers in the last 12 months from the date of his / her ILR application.

Tier 1 ILR after 3 years of Residence in the UK (Tier 1 Entrepreneur Accelerated Route)

Tier 1 ILR Indefinite leave to remain can be achieved after 3 years of residence in the UK if the following criteria are met:

  • the Tier 1 applicant has invested at least £50,000 or £200,000 (whichever is applicable) in one or more businesses in the UK.
  • The Tier 1 applicant was registered as a self-employed individual or appointed as the director of a UK company within 6 months from the date of entry in this immigration category.
  • The Tier 1 applicant has not been outside the UK for more than 6 months in each of the last 3 years
  • The Tier 1 applicant has created at least 10 full time jobs for settled workers in the UK or his / her business has generated a turnover of £5 million in the last 3 years.

Allowed Absence from the UK for Tier 1 Entrepreneur ILR

The Home Office has become quite generous in allowing absence (altogether) for maximum 6 months in a year, provided the applicant is able to provide evidence that such absence (if that long) were work or business related.

English Language requirement for Tier 1 ILR

You can prove English language requirement for Tier 1 ILR by having either:

  • an English qualification at B1 Level
  • a degree taught or researched in English
  • national of an English-speaking country

Life in the UK Test for Tier 1 ILR Application

Another important part of fulfilling the knowledge of language and life requires you to pass the Life in the UK test for Tier 1 ILR application Indefinite Leave to Remain.

The test is required under the Nationality, Immigration and Asylum Act 2002 and taken in order to test the knowledge of British life and sufficient proficiency in the English language.

Tier 1 Entrepreneur Dependants Indefinite Leave to Remain ILR

Spouse / Civil Partner / Unmarried Partner of the applicant and their children who are already on Tier Entrepreneur 1 dependant visas may apply for Indefinite Leave to Remain ILR provided they also fulfil relevant criteria. If the partner has joined Tier 1 Migrant before 09th of July 2012, he or she must have remained in the UK for two years’ time, otherwise he / she must have completed at least 5 years of residence in the UK as the Tier 1 dependant, in order to apply for ILR as Tier 1 Entrepreneur Dependent.

If the Tier 1 Entrepreneur dependants have not completed the required time period then they would need to apply for further leave to remain application while the Tier 1 Migrant applicant may proceed to apply for ILR.

Administrative Review / Judicial Review

Refusal of Indefinite Leave to remain Application

If the Indefinite leave to remain application is refused by the Home Office, the Migrant is given a right of Administrative Review against the ILR Refusal decision which must be exercised within 14 days of the date of service of decision. There will not be any general right of appeal against any such decision made by the Home Office. If the Administrative Review also fails, the matter then can be taken to the Upper Tribunal by lodging judicial review proceedings.

INDEFINITE LEAVE TO REMAIN TIER 1 EXCEPTIONAL TALENT

Tier 1 Exceptional Talent Visa is no longer available for new applicants. The migrants who already have leave under Tier 1 Exceptional Talent Visa may apply for indefinite leave to remain under the immigration rules.

Compliance with requirements

The applicant must provide evidence confirming that he has fully complied with all the conditions and requirements of Tier 1 Exceptional Talent Visa category throughout the five years’ time.

The applicant must have spent a continuous period of:

  1. 3 years lawfully in the UK, if their last endorsement by a Designated Competent Body was under that body’s criteria for “exceptional talent”, as set out in Appendix L, or
  2. 5 years lawfully in the UK, if their last endorsement by a Designated Competent Body was under that body’s criteria for “exceptional promise”, as set out in Appendix L;

The relevant continuous period must have been spent with leave in one of the following categories:

  • Tier 1 Migrant (excluding as a Tier 1 (Graduate Entrepreneur) Migrant; or
  • Tier 1 (Post-Study Work) Migrant); or
  • Tier 2 Migrant (excluding as a Tier 2 (Intra-Company Transfer) Migrant).
  • Tier 1 Innovator

Absence from the UK for Tier 1 Exceptional Talent

The Home Office has become quite generous in allowing absences for maximum 6 months in a year, provided the applicant is able to provide evidence that such absence altogether (if that long) were work or business related.

English Language requirement for ILR Tier 1 Exceptional Talent

You can prove English language requirement fir ILR Tier 1 Exceptional Talent by having either:

  • an English qualification at B1 level
  • a degree taught or researched in English
  • national of an English-speaking country

Life in the UK Test for Tier 1 Exceptional Talent ILR

Another important part of fulfilling the knowledge of language and life requires you to pass the Life in the UK test for Tier 1 Exceptional Talent ILR.

The test is required under the Nationality, Immigration and Asylum Act 2002 and taken in order to test the knowledge of British life and sufficient proficiency in the English language.

ILR for Dependants of Tier 1 Exceptional Talent Migrant

(Spouse / Civil Partner / Unmarried Partner) Dependents of the Tier 1 Exceptional Talent Migrant applicant and their children who are already on dependant visas, may also apply for ILR provided they also fulfil relevant criteria. If the partner has joined Tier 1 Exceptional Talent Migrant before 09th of July 2012, he or she must have remained in the UK for two years’ time, otherwise he / she must have completed at least 5 years of residence in the UK as the Tier 1 Exceptional Talent Migrant dependant, in order to apply for ILR.

If the Tier 1 Exceptional Dependent has have not completed the required time period then they would need to apply for Tier 1 Exceptional Talent further leave to remain application while the main Tier 1 Exceptional Talent Migrant may proceed to apply for ILR.

Administrative Review / Judicial Review

Refusal of Indefinite Leave to remain Application

If the Indefinite leave to remain application is refused by the Home Office, the Migrant is given a right of Administrative Review against the ILR Refusal decision which must be exercised within 14 days of the date of service of decision. There will not be any general right of appeal against any such decision made by the Home Office. If the Administrative Review also fails, the matter then can be taken to the Upper Tribunal by lodging judicial review proceedings.

INDEFINITE LEAVE TO REMAIN FOR TIER 1 INNOVATOR

Indefinite Leave to Remain (Settlement) is the first goal of all immigrants which makes them free of all sorts of immigration control, work or study restrictions, residence restrictions, and also entitles them to take public funds. Here we will discuss about applying for ILR on the basis of having completed the required time period under Tier 1 Innovator visa in compliance with the relevant immigration rules.

 What are the requirements for ILR Tier 1 Innovator Visa?

Upon completion of 3 years in the UK under Tier 1 Innovator visa the applicants need to fulfil the following requirement:

  1. The Endorsement Body needs to confirm that:

(a) The applicant has shown significant achievements, judged against the business plan assessed in their previous endorsement.

(b) The applicant’s business is registered with Companies House and the applicant is listed as a director or member of that business.

(c) The business is active and trading.

(d) The business appears to be sustainable for at least the following 12 months, based on its assets and expected income, weighed against its current and planned expenses.

(e) The applicant has demonstrated an active key role in the day-to-day management and development of the business.

  1. The applicant’s business venture must meet at least two of the following requirements:

(i) At least £50,000 has been invested into the business and actively spent furthering the business plan assessed in the applicant’s previous endorsement.

(ii) The number of the business customers has at least doubled within the most recent 3 years and is currently higher than the mean number of customers for other UK businesses offering comparable main products or services.

(iii) The business has engaged in significant research and development activity and has applied for intellectual property protection in the UK.

(iv) The business has generated a minimum annual gross revenue of £1 million in the last full year covered by its accounts.

(v) The business is generating a minimum annual gross revenue of £500,000 in the last full year covered by its accounts, with at least £100,000 from exporting overseas.

(vi) The business has created the equivalent of at least 10 full-time jobs for resident workers. Each of those jobs must have been maintained for at least 12 months. A 30 hour per week job is considered to be a full time job. Two or more-part time jobs that add up to 30 hours per week may be combined to represent the equivalent of a single full time job, as long as each of the jobs has existed for at least 12 months. However, a single full-time job of more than 30 hours of work per week does not count as more than one full-time job.

(vii) The business has created the equivalent of at least 5 full-time jobs for resident workers which have an average salary of at least £25,000 a year (gross pay, excluding any expenses).

If there are two or more applicants working for one business using the same endorsement of the endorsement body, each one of those applicants would need to fulfill the requirements separately. For example, if the applicants are relying on the creation of jobs then each one would need to provide evidences of two separate 10 jobs i.e. 20 jobs.

  1. Absence from the UK

The applicants are allowed to have absences of a maximum of 180 days in a 12 month period counted backwards from the date of application. Exceptionally, the Home Office may also allow absence for more than 180 days in any 12 months period provided the applicant is able to provide evidence that the reason of those absence were because of life threatening illness of the applicant or a close family member or due to natural disaster.

  1. Koll Requirement

English Language requirement for Innovator ILR

You can prove English language requirements by having either:

  • an English qualification at B1 Level
  • a degree taught or researched in English
  • national of an English-speaking country

Life in the UK Test for Innovator ILR

Another important part of fulfilling the knowledge of language and life requires you to pass the Life in the UK test for Innovator ILR.

The test is required under the Nationality, Immigration and Asylum Act 2002 and taken in order to test the knowledge of British life and sufficient proficiency in the English language.

Dependents of Innovator Migrants

Spouse / Civil Partner / Unmarried Partner of the Innovator ILR applicant and their children who are already on Innovator dependent visas, may also apply for ILR provided they also fulfill relevant criteria.

If the Innovator Migrant dependents have not completed the required time period for ILR then they would need to apply for further leave to remain application while the Innovator Migrant may proceed to apply for ILR.

Administrative Review / Judicial Review

Refusal of Indefinite Leave to remain Application

If the Indefinite leave to remain application is refused by the Home Office, the Migrant is given a right of Administrative Review against the ILR Refusal decision which must be exercised within 14 days of the date of service of decision. There will not be any general right of appeal against any such decision made by the Home Office. If the Administrative Review also fails, the matter then can be taken to the Upper Tribunal by lodging judicial review proceedings.

INDEFINITE LEAVE TO REMAIN TIER 1 INVESTOR

Indefinite Leave to Remain (Settlement) is the first goal of all immigrants which makes them free of all sorts of immigration control, work or study restrictions, residence restrictions. Here we will discuss about applying for ILR on the basis of having completed the required time period and compliance with the relevant immigration rules.

Requirements for Tier 1 (Investor) Indefinite Leave to Remain ILR application for those Tier 1 Investor Migrants who were given entry clearance or leave to remain under the rules prior to 6th November 2014

  1. ILR Upon Completion of 2 years of residence under Tier 1 Investor (Accelerated Route)

The Tier 1 Investor Migrant must have money of his own under his control in the UK amounting to not less than £10 million or owns personal assets which, taking into account any liabilities to which they are subject, have a value of not less than £20 million; and has money under his control and disposable in the UK amounting to not less than £10 million which has been loaned to him by a UK regulated financial institution,

Tier 1 Investor Migrant must have invested not less than 75% of the £10 million in the UK by way of UK Government bonds, share capital or loan capital in active and trading UK registered companies, and has invested the remaining balance of the specified invested amount in the UK by the purchase of assets or by maintaining the money on deposit in a UK regulated financial institution.

Tier 1 Investor Migrant must have spent the specified continuous period lawfully in the UK, with absences from the UK of no more than 180 days in any 12 calendar months during that period.

The investment referred to above was made no earlier than 12 months before the date of the application which led to the first grant of leave as a Tier 1 (Investor) Migrant. The level of investment must have been maintained throughout the time spent with leave as a Tier 1 (Investor) Migrant in the UK.

  1. ILR Upon Completion of 3 years of residence under Tier 1 Investor

The Tier 1 Investor Migrant must have money of his own under his control in the UK amounting to not less than £5 million or owns personal assets which, taking into account any liabilities to which they are subject, have a value of not less than £10 million; and has money under his control and disposable in the UK amounting to not less than £5 million which has been loaned to him by a UK regulated financial institution.

Tier 1 Investor Migrant has invested not less than 75% of the £5 million in the UK by way of UK Government bonds, share capital or loan capital in active and trading UK registered companies, and has invested the remaining balance of the specified invested amount in the UK by the purchase of assets or by maintaining the money on deposit in a UK regulated financial institution.

Tier 1 Investor Migrant has spent the specified continuous period lawfully in the UK, with absences from the UK of no more than 180 days in any 12 calendar months during that period.

The investment referred to above was made no earlier than 12 months before the date of the application which led to the first grant of leave as a Tier 1 (Investor) Migrant. The level of investment has been at least maintained throughout the time spent with leave as a Tier 1 (Investor) Migrant in the UK.

  1. ILR Upon Completion of 5 years of residence under Tier 1 Investor

Tier 1 Investor Migrant must have money of his own under his control in the UK amounting to not less than £1 million or owns personal assets which, taking into account any liabilities to which they are subject, have a value of not less than £2 million; and has money under his control and disposable in the UK amounting to not less than £1 million which has been loaned to him by a UK regulated financial institution,

Tier 1 Investor Migrant has invested not less than 75% of the £1 million in the UK by way of UK Government bonds, share capital or loan capital in active and trading UK registered companies, and has invested the remaining balance of the specified invested amount in the UK by the purchase of assets or by maintaining the money on deposit in a UK regulated financial institution.

Tier 1 Investor Migrant has spent the specified continuous period lawfully in the UK, with absences from the UK of no more than 180 days in any 12 calendar months during that period.

The investment referred to above was made no earlier than 12 months before the date of the application which led to the first grant of leave as a Tier 1 (Investor) Migrant. The level of investment has been at least maintained throughout the time spent with leave as a Tier 1 (Investor) Migrant in the UK.

Requirements for Tier 1 (Investor) ILR application for those applicants who were given entry clearance or leave to remain under the rules after 6th November 2014

  1. ILR Upon Completion of 2 years of residence under Tier 1 Investor

The Tier 1 Investor Migrant must have invested money of his own under his control amounting to at least £10 million in the UK by way of UK Government bonds, share capital or loan capital in active and trading UK registered companies.

The Tier 1 Investor Migrant must have spent 2 years continuous period lawfully in the UK, with absences from the UK of no more than 180 days in any 12 calendar months during that period.

The investment of £10 million must have been made no earlier than 12 months before the date of the application which led to the first grant of leave as a Tier 1 (Investor) Migrant. The level of investment has been at least maintained throughout the relevant 2 years’ time.

  1. ILR Upon Completion of 3 years of residence under Tier 1 Investor

The Tier 1 Investor migrant must have invested money of his own under his control amounting to at least £5 million in the UK by way of UK Government bonds, share capital or loan capital in active and trading UK registered companies.

He must have spent 3 years continuous period lawfully in the UK, with absences from the UK of no more than 180 days in any 12 calendar months during that period.

The investment of £5 million must have been made no earlier than 12 months before the date of the application which led to the first grant of leave as a Tier 1 (Investor) Migrant. The level of investment has been at least maintained throughout the relevant 5 years’ time.

  1. ILR Upon Completion of 5 years of residence under Tier 1 Investor

The Tier 1 Investor migrant must have invested money of his own under his control amounting to at least £2 million in the UK by way of UK Government bonds, share capital or loan capital in active and trading UK registered companies.

He must have spent 5 years continuous period lawfully in the UK, with absences from the UK of no more than 180 days in any 12 calendar months during that period.

The investment of £2 million must have been made no earlier than 12 months before the date of the application which led to the first grant of leave as a Tier 1 (Investor) Migrant. The level of investment has been at least maintained throughout the relevant 5 years’ time.

English Language requirements for Tier 1 Investor Indefinite Leave to Remain ILR

Tier 1 Investor Migrant can prove English language requirements by having either:

  • an English qualification at B1, B2, C1 or C2 level
  • a degree taught or researched in English
  • national of an English-speaking country

Life in the UK Test for Tier 1 Investor ILR

Another important part of fulfilling the knowledge of language and life requires the Tier 1 Investor Migrant to pass the Life in the UK test.

The test is required under the Nationality, Immigration and Asylum Act 2002 and taken in order to test the knowledge of British life and sufficient proficiency in the English language.

Dependants of Tier 1 Investor Migrant

Spouse / Civil Partner / Unmarried Partner of the applicant and their children who are already on dependant visas, may also apply for ILR provided they also fulfil relevant criteria. If the partner has joined them before 09th of July 2012, he or she must have remained in the UK for two years’ time, otherwise he / she must have completed at least 5 years of residence in the UK as the applicant`s dependant, in order to apply for ILR.

If the Tier 1 Investor Migrant dependants have not completed the required time period then they would need to apply for further leave to remain application while the main applicant may proceed to apply for ILR.

Administrative Review / Judicial Review

Refusal of Indefinite Leave to remain Application

If the Indefinite leave to remain application is refused by the Home Office, the Migrant is given a right of Administrative Review against the ILR Refusal decision which must be exercised within 14 days of the date of service of decision. There will not be any general right of appeal against any such decision made by the Home Office. If the Administrative Review also fails, the matter then can be taken to the Upper Tribunal by lodging judicial review proceedings.

TIER 2 GENERAL ILR INDEFINITE LEAVE TO REMAIN

The Tier 2 migrants may make their application for ILR upon completion of the required time period and compliance of all requirements for Tier 2 General Indefinite Leave to Remain in the UK.

From 6 April 2020 most Tier 2 visa immigrants from outside the European Economic Area (EEA) must be earning £36,200 or more to qualify for UK indefinite leave to remain as Tier 2 Migrants (also known as a Tier 2 Settlement), says the Home Office.

Minimum salary for ILR for Tier 2 General Migrants

At present, the minimum salary requirement for indefinite leave to remain ILR for Tier 2 General migrants is £36,200 a year.

From 6 April 2020 – £36,200;

From 6 April 2021 – £36,900.

The above requirements do not apply where the migrant was sponsored for a PhD level or a shortage occupation job.

Which Visas can be included to complete 5 years in order to qualify for ILR?

Applicants having current leave under Tier 2 (G) may also make use of their former residence under the following categories in complete 5 years for his ILR application purposes:

  1. Time spent as a Tier 1 Migrant, other than a Tier 1 (Post Study Work) Migrant or a Tier 1 (Graduate Entrepreneur) Migrant
  2. Time spent as a Tier 2 (General) Migrant, a Tier 2 (Minister of Religion) Migrant or a Tier 2 (Sportsperson) Migrant.
  • Time spent as a Representative of an Overseas Business
  1. Time spent as a Global Talent Migrant
  2. Time spent as a Tier 2 (Intra-Company Transfer) Migrant, provided the continuous period of 5 years spent lawfully in the UK includes a period of leave as:
  • a Tier 2 (Intra-Company Transfer) Migrant granted under the Rules in place before 6 April 2010, or
  • a Work Permit Holder, provided that the work permit was granted because the applicant was the subject of an Intra-Company Transfer.

Tier 2 Continued Employment

The Tier 2 ILR applicant will need to provide evidence of the continuity of his employment with the same terms and conditions in addition to the fact that he has successfully completed 5 years in the UK.

Time Duration for Tier 2 ILR Indefinite Leave to Remain in the UK

The Tier 2 General Migrant applicant will need to reside in the UK for at least 5 years which start from the date when he / she first entered the UK or first granted leave to remain. The Tier 2 Migrants can however make their ILR applications (SET O for Tier 2 Migrants) 28 days before completing their 5 years in the UK. If the Tie 2 Migrant applicants have delayed their first arrival in the UK for a maximum of 3 months, they may be able to commence their five years’ time period from the date of entry clearance instead of date of arrival.

 English Language Knowledge for Tier 2 ILR Indefinite Leave to Remain in the UK

Tier 2 Migrant can prove English language requirements by having either:

  • an English qualification at B1, B2, C1 or C2 level
  • a degree taught or researched in English
  • national of an English-speaking country

The requirement of English Language knowledge is exempt in cases when applicants are aged 65 or over or is unable to due to disabilities or is a citizen of countries that are exempt from.

Life in the UK Test for Tier 2 ILR Indefinite Leave to Remain in the UK

Another important part of fulfilling the knowledge of language and life requires Tier 2 Migrants to pass the Life in the UK test to apply for Tier 2 ILR Indefinite Leave to Remain in the UK.

The test is required under the Nationality, Immigration and Asylum Act 2002 and taken in order to test the knowledge of British life and sufficient proficiency in the English language.

Tier 2 ILR Absences Allowed

The Home Office has become quite generous in allowing absence for maximum 6 months in a year, provided the applicant is able to provide evidence that such absences (if that long) were work related.

Refusal of Tier 2 Indefinite Leave to remain Application

If the Tier 2 Indefinite leave to remain application is refused by the Home Office, the Tier 2 General Migrant is to be given a right of administrative review of the Tier 2 ILR Refusal decision which that must be exercised within 14 days of the date of service of decision. There will not be any general right of appeal against Tier 2 ILR Refusal decision made by the Home Office. If the Tier 2 Administrative Review (Tier 2 AR) also fails, the ILR Refusal and the Administrative Refusal then can be taken to the Upper Tribunal by lodging judicial review proceedings.

ILR TIER 2 SPORTSPERSON

Indefinite Leave to Remain (Settlement) is the first goal of all immigrants which makes them free of all sorts of immigration control, work or study restrictions, residence restrictions, and also entitles them to take public funds. Here we will discuss about applying for ILR on the basis of having completed the required time period and compliance with the relevant immigration rules.

Tier 2 Sportsperson is for elite sportsperson or coach whose employment in the UK will make a significant contribution to the development of the specific sport at the highest level.

The Tier 2 (Sports Person) migrants may make their application for ILR upon completion of the required time period and compliance of all requirements.

Minimum salary for ILR for Tier 2 Sports Person migrants

At present, the minimum salary requirement for indefinite leave to remain for Tier 2 Sports Person migrants is £36,200 a year.

From 6 April 2020 – £36,200;

From 6 April 2021 – £36,900.

There are some exceptions to this requirement.

Which Visas can be included to complete 5 years in order to qualify for ILR?

Applicants having current leave under Tier 2 (Sports Person) may also make use of his former residence under the following categories in complete 5 years for his ILR application purposes:

  1. Time spent as a Tier 1 Migrant, other than a Tier 1 (Post Study Work) Migrant or a Tier 1 (Graduate Entrepreneur) Migrant
  2. Time spent as a Tier 2 (General) Migrant, a Tier 2 (Minister of Religion) Migrant or a Tier 2 (Sportsperson) Migrant.
  • Time spent as a Representative of an Overseas Business
  1. Time spent as a Global Talent Migrant
  2. Time spent as a Tier 2 (Intra-Company Transfer) Migrant, provided the continuous period of 5 years spent lawfully in the UK includes a period of leave as:
  • a Tier 2 (Intra-Company Transfer) Migrant granted under the Rules in place before 6 April 2010, or
  • a Work Permit Holder, provided that the work permit was granted because the applicant was the subject of an Intra-Company Transfer.

Continued Employment

The applicant will need to provide evidence of the continuity of his employment with the same terms and conditions in addition to the fact that he has successfully completed 5 years in the UK.

Time Duration

 The applicant will need to reside in the UK for at least 5 years which start from the date when he / she first entered the UK or first granted leave to remain. They can however make their applications 28 days before completing their 5 years in the UK. If the applicants have delayed their first arrival in the UK for a maximum of 3 months, they may be able to commence their five year time period from the date of entry clearance instead of date of arrival.

Absence Allowed

The home office has become quite generous in allowing absences for maximum 6 months in a year, provided the applicant is able to provide evidence that such absences (if that long) were work related.

Dependents of Tier 2 Sportsperson

 Spouse / Civil Partner / Unmarried Partner of the applicant and their children who are already on dependent visas, may also apply for ILR provided they also fulfil relevant criteria. If the partner has joined them before 09th of July 2012, he or she must have remained in the UK for two years’ time, otherwise he / she must have completed at least 5 years of residence in the UK as the applicant`s dependent, in order to apply for ILR.

English Language requirements for Tier 2 Sports person ILR

You can prove English language requirements by having either:

  • an English qualification at B1 level
  • a degree taught or researched in English
  • national of an English-speaking country

The requirement of English Language knowledge is exempt in cases when applicants are aged 65 or over or is unable to due to disabilities or is a citizen of countries that are exempt from.

Life in the UK Test for ILR

Another important part of fulfilling the knowledge of language and life requires you to pass the Life in the UK test.

The test is required under the Nationality, Immigration and Asylum Act 2002 and taken in order to test the knowledge of British life and sufficient proficiency in the English language.

Administrative Review / Judicial Review

Refusal of Indefinite Leave to remain Application

If the Indefinite leave to remain application is refused by the Home office, the applicant is be given a right of administrative review of the decision that must be exercised within 14 days of the date of service of decision. There will not be any general right of appeal against any such decision made by the home office. If the administrative review also fails, the matter then can be taken to the Upper Tribunal by lodging judicial review proceedings.

TIER 2 INTRA COMPANY TRANSFER ILR INDEFINITE LEAVE TO REMAIN

Indefinite Leave to Remain (Settlement) is the first goal of all immigrants which makes them free of all sorts of immigration control, work or study restrictions, residence restrictions, and also entitles them to take public funds. Here we will discuss about applying for ILR on the basis of having completed the required time period and compliance with the relevant immigration rules.

This is a PBS work related category for those persons who are already in employment with the UK based employer in their overseas branch /head office. Tier 2 (Intra company transfer) allows the UK based employers to transfer their employees based overseas on short term or long term work assignments.

Only those Tier 2 (ICT) migrants may make their application for ILR who were given leave before 05th of April 2010 and they complete the required time period in compliance of all requirements.

English Language Knowledge for ICT ILR

You can prove English language requirements by having either:

  • an English qualification at B1 level
  • a degree taught or researched in English
  • national of an English-speaking country

The requirement of English Language knowledge is exempt in cases when applicants are aged 65 or over or is unable to due to disabilities or is a citizen of countries that are exempt from.

Life in the UK Test for ICT ILR

Another important part of fulfilling the knowledge of language and life requires you to pass the Life in the UK test.

The test is required under the Nationality, Immigration and Asylum Act 2002 and taken in order to test the knowledge of British life and sufficient proficiency in the English language.

Absences Allowed for ICT ILR

The home office has become quite generous in allowing absences for maximum 6 months in a year, provided the applicant is able to provide evidence that such absences (if that long) were work related.

Continued Employment

The applicant will need to provide evidence of the continuity of his employment with the same terms and conditions in addition to the fact that he has successfully completed 5 years in the UK.

Time Duration

The applicant will need to reside in the UK for at least 5 years which start from the date when he / she first entered the UK or first granted leave to remain. They can however make their applications 28 days before completing their 5 years in the UK. If the applicants have delayed their first arrival in the UK for a maximum of 3 months, they may be able to commence their five years time period from the date of entry clearance instead of date of arrival.

Refusal of Indefinite Leave to remain Application

If the Indefinite leave to remain application is refused by the Home office, the applicant is be given a right of administrative review of the decision that must be exercised within 14 days of the date of service of decision. There will not be any general right of appeal against any such decision made by the home office. If the administrative review also fails, the matter then can be taken to the Upper Tribunal by lodging judicial review proceedings.

TIER 2 MINISTER OF RELIGION INDEFINITE LEAVE TO REMAIN ILR

Indefinite Leave to Remain (Settlement) is the first goal of all immigrants which makes them free of all sorts of immigration control, work or study restrictions, residence restrictions, and also entitles them to take public funds.

The Tier 2 Religious Minister migrants may make their application for ILR Indefinite leave to remain upon completion of the required time period and compliance of all requirements.

Which Visas can be included to complete 5 years in order to qualify for ILR?

Applicant having current leave under Tier 2 (Minister of Religion) may also make use of his former residence under the following categories in complete 5 years for his ILR application purposes:

  1. Time spent as a Tier 1 Migrant, other than a Tier 1 (Post Study Work) Migrant or a Tier 1 (Graduate Entrepreneur) Migrant
  2. Time spent as a Tier 2 (General) Migrant, a Tier 2 (Minister of Religion) Migrant or a Tier 2 (Sportsperson) Migrant.
  • Time spent as a Representative of an Overseas Business
  1. Time spent as a Global Talent Migrant
  2. Time spent as a Tier 2 (Intra-Company Transfer) Migrant, provided the continuous period of 5 years spent lawfully in the UK includes a period of leave as:
  • a Tier 2 (Intra-Company Transfer) Migrant granted under the Rules in place before 6 April 2010, or
  • a Work Permit Holder, provided that the work permit was granted because the applicant was the subject of an Intra-Company Transfer.

Continued Employment

The applicant will need to provide evidence of the continuity of his employment with the same terms and conditions in addition to the fact that he has successfully completed 5 years in the UK in compliance with the immigration rules. 

Time Duration

 The applicant will need to reside in the UK for at least 5 years which start from the date when he / she first entered the UK or first granted leave to remain. They can however make their applications 28 days before completing their 5 years in the UK. If the applicants have delayed their first arrival in the UK for a maximum of 3 months, they may be able to commence their five years time period from the date of entry clearance instead of date of arrival.

Absence Allowed for Tier 2 Ministers of Religion

The home office has become quite generous in allowing absences for maximum 6 months in a year, provided the applicant is able to provide evidence that such absences (if that long) were work related.

ILR for Dependents of Tier 2 Minister of Religion

Spouse / Civil Partner / Unmarried Partner of the applicant and their children who are already on dependent visas, may also apply for ILR provided they also fulfil relevant criteria. If the partner has joined them before 09th of July 2012, he or she must have remained in the UK for two years time, otherwise he / she must have completed at least 5 years of residence in the UK as the applicant’s dependent, in order to apply for ILR.

English Language requirements for Tier 2 Religious Minister ILR

You can prove English language requirements by having either:

  • an English qualification at B1, B2, C1 or C2 level
  • a degree taught or researched in English
  • national of an English-speaking country

The requirement of English Language knowledge is exempt in cases when applicants are aged 65 or over or is unable to due to disabilities or is a citizen of countries that are exempt from.

Life in the UK Test for Tier 2 Religious Minister ILR

Another important part of fulfilling the knowledge of language and life requires you to pass the Life in the UK test.

The test is required under the Nationality, Immigration and Asylum Act 2002 and taken in order to test the knowledge of British life and sufficient proficiency in the English language.

Refusal of Indefinite Leave to remain Application

If the Indefinite leave to remain application is refused by the Home office, the applicant is be given a right of administrative review of the decision that must be exercised within 14 days of the date of service of decision. There will not be any general right of appeal against any such decision made by the home office. If the administrative review also fails, the matter then can be taken to the Upper Tribunal by lodging judicial review proceedings.

ILR FOR PBS DEPENDENTS – SETTLEMENT FOR PBS DEPENDENTS

In many cases, the main applicant is eligible for indefinite leave to remain in the UK upon completing 5 years in the UK (they may be eligible to apply for Indefinite Leave to Remain earlier in some cases using the accelerated route) and often the dependents may also become eligible for Indefinite Leave to Remain at the same time. It however depends on the date when the PBS dependents were granted first leave to join the main applicant to assess whether they qualify for Indefinite Leave to Remain with the main applicant or they would need further leave to remain for another period of time in order to complete their 5 years of residence.

Five years of residence is therefore mandatory requirement for the PBS dependent to be eligible for Indefinite Leave to Remain (Settlement for PBS Dependents).

If at the time when the main applicant applies for his Indefinite Leave to Remain, the dependent has not completed 5 years of residence on dependent visa, they would need to apply for further leave to remain on the same basis. Once approved PBS Dependent would be given 3 years of leave to remain and upon completion of a total of 5 years PBS Dependent would be able to apply for ILR in their own right, provided PBS Dependent is able to fulfil the relevant requirements. The main Migrant may proceed to become British citizen while his Point base system dependent still has leave to remain as dependent.

Requirements for Indefinite Leave to Remain for PBS Dependents

Following are the requirements for Indefinite Leave to Remain applications for PBS Dependents: 

  • The PBS dependent must have or have last been granted leave as PBS dependent of the main applicant who has already been given Indefinite Leave to Remain or is making Indefinite Leave to Remain application at the same time or has become British citizen.
  • The PBS dependent and the main applicant must have been living together in the UK in a marriage or civil partnership, or in a relationship similar to marriage or civil partnership, for at least five years.
  • The PBS dependent must not have been absent from the UK for more than 180 days during any 12 month period in the continuous period. There are however few exceptions.
  • The marriage or civil partnership or relationship similar to marriage or civil partnership, must be genuine and subsisting at the time the application is made.
  • The PBS dependent and the main applicant must intend to live permanently with the other as their spouse or civil partner, unmarried or same-sex partner.

Knowledge of English Language & Sufficient Knowledge about Life in the UK for PBS Dependents ILR

The Point Base System Dependent are required to provide evidence of the above which is at present fulfilled by passing life in the UK test and they would additionally be required to provide evidence of ability to communicate in English language at level B1.

INDEFINITE LEAVE TO REMAIN ILR SPOUSE VISA UK

Indefinite Leave to Remain for Spouse Visa UK

Indefinite Leave to Remain (Settlement) is the first goal of all immigrants which makes them free of all sorts of immigration control, work or study restrictions, residence restrictions, and also entitles them to take public funds. Here we will discuss about applying for Indefinite Leave to Remain on the basis of having completed the required time period and compliance with the relevant immigration rules.

Spouse Visa UK – Procedure from Spouse visa to Settlement

If you have a spouse visa and have completed 2 or 5 years of residence in the UK (subject to the date of your initial application i.e. before or after 09th of July 2012), you can make your Indefinite Leave to Remain application.

The applicants need to provide evidence that he / she continues to meet the suitability / eligibility / income criteria and also fulfil other requirements. There are several requirements that need to be met to qualify for this visa and even a minor mistake or absence of a necessary document may result in the refusal of the application.

Time frame for UK settlement on Spouse Visa?

 1) Time frame for Spouse ILR Applications Prior to 09th July 2012

 The applicant will need to reside in the UK for at least 2 years which start from the date when he / she first entered the UK or first granted leave to remain. They can however make their applications 28 days before completing their 2 years in the UK. This is the case for those who entered the UK or given leave on the basis of rules in place before 09th of July 2012.

2) Time frame for Spouse ILR Applications after 09th July 2012

For those, who obtained leave on the basis of rules in place on or after 09th of July 2012, they need to complete 5 years of residence and also fulfil all the criteria given regarding suitability, eligibility, financial requirements and other more stringent rules.

Requirements of Indefinite Leave to Remain – Spouse Visa Applicants

Relationship Requirements

The applicant and his sponsor need to provide evidence that both of them have been in a subsisting relationship throughout the 5 years’ period and intend to live together permanently.

Financial Requirements for Indefinite Leave to Remain for Spouse Visa Applicants

The applicant and his / her sponsor must provide evidence of having earned at least £18,600 in the last 12 months plus an additional £3800 for the first child and an additional £2400 for each additional child (if children are also applying to come with the applicant). This amount can be earned through employment / self-employment of the partner in the UK or through one of the following specified sources of incomes.

  • They may also use their savings that have been maintained for over 6 months` period. The first £16000 of savings are not counted while the rest of the balance needs to be divided by 2.5 to come up with a figure that can be used towards fulfilling the requirement of £18,600.
  • They may also use their specified pension income.
  • They may also make use of maternity allowance or bereavement income received by the partner of the applicant, in the UK.
  • Other specified income of the applicant or his / her partner.

Exemption from Financial requirements for Indefinite Leave to Remain for Spouse Visa Applicants?

The applicant does not need to provide any specific level of earnings only if his partner is in receipt of one or more of the following:

  • Disability Living Allowance
  • Severe Disablement Allowance
  • Industrial Injury Disablement Benefit
  • Attendance Allowance
  • Carer`s Allowance
  • Personal Independence Payment

The applicant’s partner would however need to provide evidences of having adequate funds for the maintenance and accommodation without recourse to public funds.

Life in the UK Test & English Language Requirements for Spouse Visa Applicants:

Unless, exempt due to being over 65 years of age, disability (physical or mental or other exceptional circumstances, the applicant also needs to provide evidence that he either:

  • Has passed an approved English language test at B1 level; or
  • Is a national of one of the specified English speaking countries; or
  • Has passed Bachelors or Masters or PHD degree which was taught in English.

In addition to the English language requirement, the applicant is also required to pass life in the UK Test.

Absence from the UK on Spouse Visa

The maximum number of absences allowed is 3 months in a year. Any periods of longer absences need to be properly explained. The applicants are not allowed to add time spent on one any immigration categories.

Super Priority Service for ILR Application on UK Spouse Visa

We can arrange for super Priority service for this application and represent our clients in getting their Indefinite Leave to Remain expeditiously, by making sure that all requirements are met and making appropriate representations.

INDEFINITE LEAVE TO REMAIN APPLICATION FOR UNMARRIED PARTNER VISA UK

Indefinite Leave to Remain for Unmarried Partner Visa UK

Indefinite Leave to Remain (Settlement) is the first goal of all immigrants which makes them free of all sorts of immigration control, work or study restrictions, residence restrictions, and also entitles them to take public funds. Here we will discuss about applying for Indefinite Leave to Remain on the basis of having completed the required time period and compliance with the relevant immigration rules.

Unmarried Partner Visa UK – Procedure from Unmarried Partner Visa to Settlement

If you have unmarried partner visa and have completed 2 or 5 years of residence in the UK (subject to the date of your initial application i.e. before or after 09th of July 2012), you can make your Indefinite Leave to Remain application.

The applicants need to provide evidences that he / she continues to meet the suitability / eligibility / income criteria and also fulfil other requirements. There are several requirements that need to be met to qualify for this visa and even a minor mistake or absence of a necessary document may result in the refusal of the application.

After How long can you apply for settlement?

 1) Time frame for Applications Prior to 09th July 2012

 The applicant will need to reside in the UK for at least 2 years which start from the date when he / she first entered the UK or first granted leave to remain. They can however make their applications 28 days before completing their 2 years in the UK. This is the case for those who entered the UK or given leave on the basis of rules in place before 09th of July 2012.

2) Time frame for Applications after 09th July 2012

For those, who obtained leave on the basis of rules in place on or after 09th of July 2012, they need to complete 5 years of residence and also fulfil all the criteria given regarding suitability, eligibility, financial requirements and other more stringent rules.

Requirements of Indefinite Leave to Remain – Unmarried Partner Visa Applicants

Relationship Requirements

The applicant and his sponsor needs to provide evidences that both of them have been in a subsisting relationship throughout the 5 years’ period and intend to live together permanently.

Financial Requirements for Indefinite Leave to Remain for Unmarried Partner Visa Applicants

The applicant and his / her sponsor must provide evidence of having earned at least £18,600 in the last 12 months plus an additional £3800 for the first child and an additional £2400 for each additional child (if children are also applying to come with the applicant). This amount can be earned through employment / self-employment of the partner in the UK or through one of the following specified sources of incomes.

  • They may also use their savings that have been maintained for over 6 months` period. The first £16000 of savings are not counted while the rest of the balance needs to be divided by 2.5 to come up with a figure that can be used towards fulfilling the requirement of £18,600.
  • They may also use their specified pension income.
  • They may also make use of maternity allowance or bereavement income received by the partner of the applicant, in the UK.
  • Other specified income of the applicant or his / her partner.

Exemption from Financial requirements for Indefinite Leave to Remain for Unmarried Partner Visa Applicants ?

The applicant does not need to provide any specific level of earnings only if his partner is in receipt of one or more of the following:

  • Disability Living Allowance
  • Severe Disablement Allowance
  • Industrial Injury Disablement Benefit
  • Attendance Allowance
  • Carer`s Allowance
  • Personal Independence Payment

The applicant’s partner would however need to provide evidences of having adequate funds for the maintenance and accommodation without recourse to public funds.

Life in the UK Test & English Language Requirements:

Unless, exempt due to being over 65 years of age, disability (physical or mental or other exceptional circumstances, the applicant also needs to provide evidence that he either:

  • Has passed an approved English language test at B1 level; or
  • Is a national of one of the specified English speaking countries; or
  • Has passed Bachelors or Masters or PHD degree which was taught in English.

In addition to the English language requirement, the applicant is also required to pass life in the UK Test.

Absences from the UK

 The maximum number of absences allowed is 3 months in a year. Any periods of longer absences need to be properly explained. The applicants are not allowed to add time spent on one any immigration categories.

Super Priority Service for Unmarried Partner ILR

We can arrange for super Priority service for this application and represent our clients in getting their Indefinite Leave to Remain expeditiously, by making sure that all requirements are met and making appropriate representations.

INDEFINITE LEAVE TO REMAIN ACCESS RIGHTS TO A CHILD ROUTE

Settlement is the first goal of all immigrants, which makes them free of all sorts of immigration control, work or study restrictions and residence restrictions. ILR also entitles them to take public funds. Here we will discuss about Indefinite Leave to Remain application for Access Rights to a Child in the UK.

How can someone with Access Rights to a Child apply for UK settlement

A person can make ILR application as a parent upon completion of 5 years visa either as a parent who has had Access Rights to his Child or a has had sole responsibility of their Child who is a British citizen or settled in the UK.

The applicants need to provide evidence that he / she continues to meet the suitability / eligibility criteria and also fulfil other requirements for Indefinite leave to remain ILR as a parent. There are several requirements that need to be met to qualify for this visa and even a minor mistake or absence of a necessary document may result in the refusal of the Access Rights to a Child application.

After how long can you apply for settlement on Access Rights to a Child visa?

A parent will need to reside in the UK for at least 5 years which start from the date when they first entered the UK or first granted leave to remain in Access Rights to a Child visa category. A parent can however make their application 28 days before completing their 5 years in the UK.

Absence from the UK in Access Rights to a Child category

 The maximum number of absences allowed is 3 months in a year. Any periods of longer absences need to be properly explained.

The applicants are not allowed to add time spent on one any immigration categories.

Knowledge of English Language & Sufficient Knowledge about Life in the UK for Access Rights to a Child Application

The applicants are required to provide evidence of the Knowledge of English Language & Sufficient Knowledge about Life in the UK for Access Rights to a Child Application which can be fulfilled by passing life in the UK test. Additionally they are required to provide evidence of ability to communicate in English language at level B1.

ILR FOR PERSONS HAVING DISCRETIONARY LEAVE TO REMAIN

Indefinite Leave to Remain (Settlement) is the first goal of all immigrants which makes them free of all sorts of immigration control, work or study restrictions, residence restrictions, and also entitles them to take public funds. Here we will discuss about applying for ILR on the basis of having completed the required time period and compliance with the relevant immigration rules, having Discretionary Leave to remain.

What is Discretionary Leave to Remain?

Discretionary Leave is granted outside the Immigration Rules in accordance with Home Office policy. It must not be granted where a person qualifies for asylum or humanitarian protection (HP) or for family or private life reasons.

After How long can you apply for settlement?

 1) Time frame for Persons having DLR prior to 09th July 2012

 The applicant will need to complete at least 6 years on DLR to become eligible for ILR on that basis. The time starts from the date of issuance of first Discretionary leave to remain in the UK and any time taken to obtain second leave would be taken into account as well. The ILR application can therefore be made 28 days before completing 6 years on DLR in the UK.

2) Time frame for Persons having DLR after 09th July 2012

For those, who were given Discretionary leave to remain in the UK after 09th of July 2012 would only be able to apply for ILR once they complete 10 years of residence in the UK.

Absences from the UK

For those applicants who are eligible to apply for ILR after completing 6 years on Discretionary leave to remain, the maximum number of absences allowed is 3 months in a year. Any periods of longer absences need to be properly explained.

The applicants are not allowed to add time spent on one any immigration categories.

For those applicants who are eligible to apply for ILR after completing 10 years on Discretionary leave to remain, the maximum number of absences allowed is 18 months in total. Any periods of longer absences need to be properly explained.

Dependents of DLR

All dependents who were given DLR along with the main applicant initially will also be eligible for ILR at the same time.

Super Priority Service

Super Priority service is also available for initial and extension applications and the applicants generally receive the decisions within 24 hours. We have done numerous applications successfully using super priority service. We are rightly placed to advise and represent our clients who are eligible for initial or extension application on such basis.

SOLE REPRESENTATIVES ILR APLLICATION

Upon completion of 5 years in the UK as a Sole Representative, and their family members, become eligible for Sole Representative ILR Indefinite leave to remain in the UK, provided they fulfil all the requirements for Indefinite leave to remain application.

 Requirements for Indefinite Leave to Remain Application of Sole Representatives

  • The Sole Representative has been in the UK on this visa for a continuous period of five years
  • The Sole Representative has complied with the immigration rules and requirements throughout those five years
  • The parent company still requires the services of Sole Representatives.
  • Life in the UK test
  • English language B1 certificate (if the applicant does not hold at least Bachelors degree completed in any English speaking countries)

Refusal of Indefinite Leave to remain Application of Sole Representative Visa

If the Indefinite leave to remain application of Sole Representative is refused for some reason, the applicant is given a right of review of the decision that must be exercised within 14 days. There will not be any general right of appeal against any such decisions. If the administrative review also fails, the matter then can be taken to the Upper Tribunal by lodging judicial review proceedings.

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