You can apply for Indefinite Leave to Remain (ILR) as a parent of a British or settled child under the 5 years route once you have completed 5 years residence in the UK with leave to remain under the parent route (5 years route). The application for Indefinite Leave to Remain (ILR) is made online using form SET (M).

Requirements For ILR As A Parent Under 5 Years Route

For the applicant to succeed in the ILR application as a parent under the 5 years route, the applicant must:

  • meet the suitability criteria as set out in Appendix FM of the Immigration Rules;
  • show that he/she  is not in relationship with the other parent of the child;
  • show that he/she is and has been having either sole or shared responsibility for the child's upbringing and continues to intend to play an active role in the life of the child;
  • meet the financial requirement of adequate maintenance and accommodation;
  • prove that the applicant meets the English language proficiency at CEFR level B1 in listening and speaking only;
  • prove that the applicant meets the Life in the UK test requirement.

Super Priority Service For ILR As A Parent [5 Years Route]

As the expert immigration solicitors based in London,  Manchester and Birmingham, we are registered with the Home Office, UK Visas & Immigration (UKVI) and its commercial partners UKVCAS Sopra Steria to provide Super Priority Service (SPS) for your application whereby decision on your application will be made by the Home Office UKVI within 24 hours of the submission of the application at a designated service centre.

Our immigration solicitors can prepare and submit your application to the Home Office, UKVI through Super Priority Service (SPS) and get decision on your immigration application within 24 hours. You will be accompanied to one of the application centres in London or Manchester by our legal representative who will assist you with the enrolment of your biometrics and submission of your application to get decision on your application in within 24 hours. This way, you will not have to wait for the decision on your application for months (sometimes years).

Why Choose Sunrise Solicitors For ILR Application As Parent?

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

If instructed to represent you regarding your ILR application as a parent, the immigration casework to be carried out by our immigration solicitors will include the following:

  • Taking detailed instructions from you and advising you about the relevant immigration laws and procedures to be adopted by the Home Office, UKVI in your Indefinite Leave to Remain (ILR) application as a parent;
  • Discussing your immigration case in detail with you and advising you about the weaknesses and strengths of your Indefinite Leave to Remain (ILR) application as a parent;
  • Advising you about the documentary evidence to be submitted in support of your Indefinite Leave to Remain (ILR) application as a parent;
  • Checking all the documentary evidence to be submitted in support of the Indefinite Leave to Remain (ILR) application as a parent and discussing the same with you;
  • Completing SET (O) form for ILR application as a parent and discussing the same with you;
  • Preparing a cover letter to introduce and support the ILR application;
  • Submitting your application to the Home Office;
  • In case of Super Priority Service, accompanying you to one of the application centres in London or Manchester and assisting you with the enrolment of your biometrics and submission of your application to get a decision on you application within 24 hours through our Super Priority Service;
  • Liaising with the Home Office, UKVI for a timely decision on your ILR application;
  • Protecting your interests while your application is pending with the Home Office, UKVI and keeping you informed about the progress on your Indefinite Leave to Remain (ILR) application as a parent;
  • Doing all the follow up work until decision is reached on your ILR application as a parent.

Our Fee For ILR As A Parent Under 5 Years Route

  • We will charge you a fee from £700 + VAT for our professional immigration services in relation to your application ILR as a parent. 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 instalments.
  • 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.