Permanent residency

29th Jan 2019

When can I apply for permanent resident card/ILR? Should I count from the first day when I entered the UK or from the first day when I got the resident card for 5 years?

CATEGORY: Immigration


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  • OTS Solicitors

    The time will run from the date you can be considered to have been a qualified person and were resident in the UK. This will differ depending on your circumstances. Although the time would certainly run from the date of issue of your resident card it could be earlier and in most cases will be. In order to confirm the exact date I would need to have additional information but it will be somewhere between the date of you entering the UK and the date your resident card was issued.

    If you would like to benefit from more specific advice please do not hesitate to contact OTS Solicitors on 0203 959 9123 to speak to one of our immigration specialists.

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