Applicants who entered the UK under the rules in place before 06 April 2012, provided they continue to meet the requirements of the domestic workers rules, they can apply for settlement i.e. ILR once they have spent a continuous period of five years employed in this category.

Indefinite Leave to Remain (ILR) may be granted, on application, to a domestic worker in a private household providing:

  • they have spent a continuous period of five years in the UK in this capacity
  • they have met and continue to meet the requirements set out in paragraph 159A of the Immigration Rules throughout the five year period
  • they continue to be required for employment as a domestic worker as confirmed by the current employer
  • they are working for one employer, doing one job full time
  • they can satisfy the English language and knowledge of life criteria
  • they do not have one or more unspent convictions within the meaning of the Rehabilitation of Offenders Acts 1974

Same Day Visa Service For ILR - Domestic Worker

We are registered with the Home Office, UKBA, Public Enquiry Office (PEO), Croydon to provide Same Day Visa Service for Indefinite Leave to Remain (ILR) as a Domestic Worker. We can prepare and submit your Indefinite Leave to Remain (ILR) application to the Home Office, UKBA, Public Enquiry Office (PEO), Croydon and get quick decision on your application. As the ILR Domestic Worker application requires biometrics of the applicant, therefore you will have to attend the Home Office, PEO, Croydon along with our legal representative in order to enroll your biometrics. The application submitted through our Same Day Visa Service is usually decided either same day or within 24 hours.

Why Sunrise Solicitors For  ILR As A Domestic Worker?

The immigration solicitors at Sunrise Solicitors are experts in dealing with application for ILR as a Domestic Worker. The quality of our service is self-evident from the reviews of our clients about the service provided by our immigration lawyers. You can Contact Us if you are seeking legal help from immigration lawyers in London in relation to your Indefinite Leave to Remain (ILR) application and our immigration solicitors will provide you fast, friendly, reliable, honest and professional immigration service.

Our Fees For ILR As A Domestic Worker

  • We will charge you a fee from £700.00 + VAT for our professional immigration services in relation to your Indefinite Leave to Remain (ILR) as a Domestic Worker - through our Same Day Visa Service. The agreed fee will depend on the complexity of the matter and the casework involved in the ILR application.
  • If you cannot afford to pay our fee in full at the time of instructing us in relation to your ILR application, you can pay half of the fee at the time of instructing us and the balance can be paid within a month from the date of initial instructions.
  • The agreed fee will cover all our work until decision by the Home Office , UKBA on the application. However, it is pertinent to note that the agreed fee will not cover any disbursements to be incurred by  us on your behalf e.g. translation of documents, Home Office fee etc.
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  • Domestic Worker Visa - FAQs
  • 1. Can I extend my stay as a Domestic Worker?

    If you made your initial application as a Domestic Worker under the rules in place from 6 April 2012, you will not be able to extend your stay beyond six months. Six months is the maximum period you can stay in the UK as a domestic worker.

    If you are a domestic worker who was granted initial stay under the rules in place before 6 April 2012, you can seek extension of your stay and extension will be granted for a period not exceeding 12 months.

  • 2. Can I apply for Indefinite Leave to Remain (ILR) as a Domestic Worker in the UK?

    If you are in the UK with domestic worker visa and your initial visa was granted under the rules in place before 6 April 2012, you can apply for ILR upon completion of 5 years residence in the UK. An application for ILR can be submitted to the Home Office, UKBA 28 days before completing five years residence in the UK as a domestic worker. We can provide Same Day Visa Service for ILR application as a Domestic Worker.

  • 3. Can I switch into Domestic Worker visa from inside the UK?

    You cannot switch into domestic worker visa category from another type of visa category. You must get entry clearance from your country of origin to come to the UK as a domestic worker. Once you are in the UK as domestic worker and your entry clearance was granted under the Immigration Rules in place before 6 April 2012, you can seek extension of your stay from inside the UK as a domestic worker.

  • 4. Can I change my employer as a Domestic Worker?

    If you entered the UK as a domestic worker under the rules in place before 6 April 2012, you are allowed to change your employer from inside the UK. You must inform the Home Office, UKBA about your change of employment.

  • 5. Can I apply for Domestic Worker visa extension through premium service?

    We can provide Same Day Visa Service for your application for extension/ILR as a domestic worker. Your application for extension/ILR will be decided in one day. We will get the PEO appointment for you from the PEO, Croydon, prepare your applicaiton, accompany you to the PEO, Croydon and submit your application to get a decision on your application in one day.

Sunrise Solicitors is the trading name of Sunrise Solicitors Ltd and is registered under company registration no. 6405492. The registered office is at 228 Merton High Street, South Wimbledon, London SW19 1AU. A list of Directors and other members of staff is available for inspection at the registered office. Sunrise Solicitors are registered with the Solicitors Regulation Authority under SRA Registration No. 490903 and are regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority. Sunrise Solicitors are also members of Immigration Law Practitioners' Association.