The elderly parents and other adult dependent relatives of following persons can apply for entry clearance for Indefinite Leave to Enter as adult dependant relatives:

  • A British citizen in the UK;or
  • a person present and settled in the UK;or
  • A peson in the UK with leave to remain as a refugee;or
  • A person in the UK with Humanitarian Protection Leave.

The applicant for entry clearance as adult dependant relative must meet the following requirements for the application to succeed:

  • The applicant must be in need of long term personal care resulting from his age, illness or disability; and
  • The applicant must be unable to perform his day to day tasks on his own e.g. washing, dressing, cooking etc; and
  • The applicant must be unable, even with the practical and financial help of the sponsor, to obtain the required level of care in the country where the
    applicant is living because it is not available and there is no person in that country who can reasonably provide it, or because it is not affordable; and
  • The Entry Clearance Officer (ECO) must be satisfied that the applicant will be adequately maintained, accommodated and cared for in the UK by the
    sponsor without recourse to public funds. If the sponsor is a British citizen or settled in the UK, they must sign a 5 - year undertaking to that effect, at the
    entry clearance stage.

The Immigration Rules require that the applicant must be the:

  • parent aged 18 years or over; or
  • grandparent; or
  • brother or sister aged 18 years or over; or
  • son or daughter aged 18 years or over

of a person (“the sponsor”) who is in the UK.

Application for settlement as adult dependant relative can only be made from outside the UK and it is not possible to switch into this category from inside the UK. However, where the circumstances are extremely compelling and exceptional, it is possible to make an application from inside the UK under human rights law i.e. Article 8 of the European Convention on Human Rights and the successful applicants may be granted limited leave to remain.

Our Services For Entry Clearance Application For Indefinite Leave To Enter As Adult Dependent Relatives

We can represent you in your entry clearance application as adult dependant relative and do all the work until decision by the Entry Clearance Officer (ECO) on your entry clearance application. Our work will include:

  • the completion of the paper or online application form;
  • advising you on the relevant requirements, relevant laws and procedures;
  • advising you on the relevant documents to be submitted in support of your application;
  • considering the contents of such documents and discussing the same with you;
  • advising you on the weaknesses and strengths of your application;
  • preparing the sponsorship declaration of the UK sponsor; and
  • preparing a cover letter wherein we will explain in detailed how all the relevant requirements of the entry clearance are being satisfied.
  • The completed application will be forwarded to the applicant outside the UK who will sign the hard copy of the form submitted online and forward the application along with all the supporting documents to the relevant British Embassy/High Commission/Consulate for a decision to be made by them.
  • Where necessary, we will also liaise with the Entry Clearance Officer (ECO) for an expeditious decision on your application.

Why Sunrise Solicitors For Your Entry Clearance Application Adult Dependent Relatives?

The immigration solicitors at Sunrise Solicitors are experts in dealing with entry clearance application as adult dependent relatives of a person present and settled in the UK. 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 entry clearance application for indefinite leave to enter as adult dependent relatives and our immigration solicitors will provide you fast, friendly, reliable and professional immigration service.

Our Fees For Entry Clearance Application For Indefinite Leave To Enter As Adult Dependent Relatives

  • We will charge you a fee from £1,500 (No VAT) for our professional immigration services in relation to your entry clearance application as an adult dependent relative of a person present and settled in the UK. The agreed fee will depend on the complexity of the matter and the casework involved in the matter.
  • We will charge you a fee from £1,200 (No VAT) each application (if more than one applicants applying at the same time) for our professional immigration services in relation to your entry clearance application as adult dependent relatives of a person present and settled in the UK. The agreed fee will depend on the complexity of the matter and the casework involved in the matter.
  • If you cannot afford to pay our fee in full at the time of instructing us in relation to your matter, you can pay half of the fee at the time of instructing us and rest of the fee can be paid by monthly installments.
  • The agreed fee will cover all our work until decision by the Home Office on the application. However, it is pertinent to note that the agreed fee will not cover any disbursements to be incurred by the company on your behalf e.g. translation of documents, Home Office fee etc.