10 Years Lawful Residence
The Home Office allows persons who have lawfully been in the UK for a period of 10 years consecutively may apply for Indefinite Leave to Remain.
Persons who have not remained outside the UK in excess of the time limits set out in the Immigration Rules and have been of good character may be able to submit an application to UK Visas and Immigration for Indefinite Leave to Remain.
After obtaining Indefinite Leave to Remain a person may subsequently apply to become a British citizen.
Applications for Indefinite Leave to Remain also commonly referred to as ILR are extremely expensive and its always advisable to obtain Immigration advice before applying.
As Immigration lawyers are team is very well experienced at preparing ILR application which are submitted to UK Visas and Immigration.