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Indefinite Leave to Remain in the UK
» ILR Requirements
To qualify for Indefinite Leave to Remain, applicants must first have been present in the UK for a specified period, usually on a temporary visa of some type. Please see the table below for a breakdown of how long you must have been in the UK on various visas before being eligible to apply for ILR.
As of 9 July, 2012, changes to the Indefinite Leave to Remain were introduced which affect applications from both married and unmarried partners of the following:
Under the new rules, applicants will be required to hold a partner visa or marriage visa for a period of 33 months and then apply for an extension for a further 30 months before being allowed to apply for Indefinite Leave to Remain.
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