If you are looking for the best indefinite leave to remain solicitor in the UK then call us on 0203 417 3700 for help with your ILR application.

At Wembley Solicitors, our team of expert ILR solicitors in London deal can provide legal advice and assistance with any type of ILR application. We have expert knowledge of immigration laws and can help applicants navigate through the complex visa application process.

Whether you want to apply for an indefinite leave to remain under a 5-year route or a 10-year route, our solicitors can help with your ILR application.

What is ILR, and why do you need a solicitor?

Indefinite Leave to Remain (ILR) is a form of permanent residency that allows foreign nationals to live and work in the UK without any time restrictions or the need for a visa. ILR is also commonly referred to as "settlement" or "permanent residency".

A solicitor specialising in ILR can guide you through the application process, ensuring all requirements are met and increasing the likelihood of a successful outcome.

What are the Indefinite Leave to Remain requirements?

The requirements for Indefinite Leave to Remain (ILR) in the UK can vary depending on the specific visa category under which an individual is applying. Common requirements include:

  • Residency Period: Generally, applicants must have been living in the UK continuously for a specified period. The required length of residency can vary based on the visa category, ranging from 2 to 10 years.
  • Immigration Status: Applicants must have been in the UK on a valid visa or immigration status during the entire qualifying period. Time spent in the UK illegally or on certain types of visas may not count towards the residency requirement.
  • Absences from the UK: There are usually restrictions on the number and length of absences from the UK during the qualifying period. Excessive absences may affect eligibility.
  • Good Character: Applicants are generally required to demonstrate good character, which involves having a clean criminal record and not being involved in any activities that would be considered detrimental to the public interest or national security.
  • English Language Proficiency: Depending on the visa category, applicants may need to demonstrate proficiency in the English language.
  • Life in the UK Test: Applicants aged 18 to 65 are usually required to pass the Life in the UK Test, which assesses knowledge of British customs, traditions, and institutions.
  • Financial Requirements: Some visa categories may have financial requirements, such as demonstrating a certain level of income or savings.

Applicants must check the specific requirements applicable to their visa category, as immigration rules can change, and there may be updates or variations in criteria over time. Consulting with a qualified immigration solicitor can provide personalised guidance based on individual circumstances and the most current regulations.

How long does ILR take to process?

Applications for indefinite leave to remain (ILR) take around 3-6 months to be decided when applying using a standard service. However, you may be able to use "Priority Service" to get a faster decision.

How can a solicitor help with your ILR application?

At Wembley Solicitors, our team of immigration solicitors can play a crucial role in helping with an ILR application by providing expertise, guidance, and assistance throughout the process. Here are ways in which our ILR solicitor can help:

1: Legal Advice and Assessment

Our ILR solicitor can assess your eligibility based on your circumstances. We can provide legal advice on the requirements, documentation, and evidence needed for a successful application.

2: Document Preparation

We can assist you in gathering and preparing the necessary documents, ensuring that they meet the specific requirements of the UK immigration authorities.

3: Application Form Assistance

Filling out visa application forms correctly is crucial. Our immigration solicitor can help you complete the application form accurately, minimising the risk of errors that could lead to delays or rejection.

4: Legal Representation

We can represent you in communication with the Home Office or the UK Visas and Immigration (UKVI) department, ensuring that your case is presented professionally and efficiently.

5: Advising on Supporting Evidence

ILR solicitors are experienced in knowing what type of evidence is most persuasive. They can guide you on the types of documents and proof needed to strengthen your case.

6: Appeals and Reviews

If your application is denied, our ILR solicitor can advise you on the best course of action, whether it involves appealing the decision, reapplying, or seeking a review.

7: Keeping Up with Changes in Immigration Laws

Immigration laws and policies can change, and our immigration solicitors stay informed about any updates. They can guide you on how changes might affect your application.

8: Timely Submission

Ensuring that your application is submitted within the specified timeframe is crucial. We can help you manage deadlines and submit your application on time.

Contact our ILR solicitors in Wembley, London on 020 3417 3700 or fill in the enquiry form for immediate legal advice & and assistance with your indefinite leave to remain application.

Solicitor fees for ILR application

Our ILR solicitors in London charge a fixed fee of £1000 (Plus VAT) for complete legal services related to your indefinite leave to remain application.

The agreed fee may vary depending on the complexity of the matter.

Book a consultation with an ILR Solicitor

For detailed advice, you can book an In-Person, Online, or Phone consultation session with our expert UK immigration solicitors in London for just £60 (Plus VAT).

During the consultation session, our immigration solicitor will discuss your immigration matter in detail and advise you about the relevant immigration laws, procedures, requirements, and documents.

Frequently Asked Questions

Yes, our team of ILR solicitors can help with family-related applications, ensuring that dependents meet eligibility criteria and have the necessary documentation to support their cases.

While solicitors cannot directly expedite the process, they can ensure that your application is accurate and complete, minimising the risk of delays or rejections. Timely and accurate submissions can indirectly speed up the process.

You may be eligible to use the “Super Priority Service” to get a faster decision by the end of the next working day (within 24 hours).

There are several supporting documents are required for the ILR application, including your passport, evidence of your continuous residence in the UK, evidence of your knowledge of the English language, proof of passing the Life in the UK test and more.

Our solicitor can guide you on the specific documents needed, help gather evidence, and ensure everything is presented in the correct format.

If your application is rejected, a solicitor can advise on the reasons for rejection and help you decide whether to appeal or submit a new application. They can guide on addressing any shortcomings in the initial application.

At Wembley Solicitors, We charge a fixed fee of £1000 (Plus VAT) for complete legal services related to your indefinite leave to remain application. Legal fees can vary based on the complexity of your case.

While it is possible to apply without a solicitor, having professional guidance can significantly improve your chances of success and help navigate the complexities of immigration law.

We provide expert advice, practical assistance, and professional representation to guide you through the application and decision-making process, from start to finish. 

We're authorised and regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA), so you know you're in safe hands.

Contact our solicitor today to get legal advice and assistance with your UK immigration matters.

You can call us on 02034173700 or leave your details here for a callback request regarding your legal matter.

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