Applicants who entered the UK under the rules in place before 06 April 2012, provided they continue to meet the requirements of the domestic workers rules, they can apply for settlement i.e. ILR once they have spent a continuous period of five years employed in this category.

Indefinite Leave to Remain (ILR) may be granted, on application, to a domestic worker in a private household providing:

  • they have spent a continuous period of five years in the UK in this capacity
  • they have met and continue to meet the requirements set out in paragraph 159A of the Immigration Rules throughout the five year period
  • they continue to be required for employment as a domestic worker as confirmed by the current employer
  • they are working for one employer, doing one job full time
  • they can satisfy the English language and knowledge of life criteria
  • they do not have one or more unspent convictions within the meaning of the Rehabilitation of Offenders Acts 1974

An application for ILR as Domestic Worker is made using application form SET (O). The dependants of the Domestic Worker who are already in the UK under the dependant visa can apply for ILR at the same time as the Domestic worker and they can be included in the SET (O) form.

Same Day Visa Service For ILR As Domestic Worker

We are registered with the Home Office, Premium Service Centre, to provide same day visa service for ILR as a Domestic Worker. We can prepare and submit your indefinite leave to remain (ILR) application to the Home Office, Premium Service Centre, and get quick decision on your ILR application. As the Domestic Worker ILR application also involves an application for Biometric Immigration Document, therefore you will have to attend the Home Office, Premium Service Centre along with our legal representative in order to enrol your biometrics. Our legal representative can accompany you to the Home Office Premium Service Centre and assist you with enrolment of your biometrics and submission of your application. The application submitted through our same day visa service is either decided same day or very next working day.

Why Sunrise Solicitors For ILR As A Domestic Worker?

The immigration solicitors at Sunrise Solicitors are experts in dealing with application for ILR as a Domestic Worker. 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 lawyers in London in relation to your Indefinite Leave to Remain (ILR) application as Domestic Worker and our immigration solicitors will provide you fast, friendly, reliable and professional immigration service.

If instructed to represent you regarding your ILR application as Domestic Worker, 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 ILR application as a Domestic Worker;
  • Advising you about the relevant requirements of the Immigration Rules and the Home Office Policy Guidance for ILR as Domestic Worker;
  • Discussing your immigration case in detail with you and advise you about the weaknesses and strengths of your ILR application as Domestic Worker;
  • Advising you about the documentary evidence to be submitted in support of your Domestic Worker ILR application;
  • Considering the contents of the documentary evidence to be submitted in support of the ILR application and discussing the same with you;
  • Completing the application form SET (O) for ILR as Domestic Worker and discussing the same with you;
  • Preparing a cover letter to introduce and support your ILR application explaining in detail how all the requirements of the Home Office Immigration Rules and the Policy Guidance have been satisfied by you for you to be granted ILR as Domestic Worker;
  • Liaising with the Home Office, UKVI for a timely decision on your ILR application as Domestic Worker;
  • Protecting your interests while your ILR application is pending with the Home Office, UKVI and keeping you informed about the progress of your ILR application;
  • Doing all the follow up work until decision is reached by the Home Office, UKVI on your Domestic Worker ILR application;
  • Advising you on the outcome of your application and any further steps to be taken by you following receipt of the decision on your application.

Our Fee For ILR As A Domestic Worker

  • We will charge you a fee from £800 + VAT for our professional immigration services in relation to your ILR application as Domestic Worker through Same Day Visa Service. The agreed fee will depend on the complexity of the matter and the casework involved in the Domestic Worker ILR application.
  • If you cannot afford to pay our fee in full at the time of instructing us in relation to your ILR application, you can pay half of the fee at the time of instructing us and the balance can be paid within a month from the date of initial instructions.
  • The agreed fee will cover all our work until decision by the Home Office, UKVI on the application. However, it is pertinent to note that the agreed fee will not cover any disbursements to be incurred by us on your behalf e.g. translation of documents, Home Office fee etc.

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