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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.