You can apply for Indefinite Leave to Remain (ILR) as sole representative once you have completed 5 years residence in the UK under the sole representative visa category. An application for ILR can be submitted to the Home Office 28 days before completion of the 5 years residence under sole representative visa category.

Eligibility Criteria

You can apply for Indefinite Leave to Remain (ILR) as sole representative if:

  • you currently have sole representative visa
  • you’ve been living and working in the UK for 5 years and spent no more than 180 days outside the UK in any 12 months (known as ‘continuous residence’)
  • you provide proof that your employer still needs you to do your job
  • provide proof that you have established a UK-registered branch that is actively trading if you’re a sole representative
  • you must also pass:

An application for ILR as sole representative can be made using the application form SET (BUS). The dependants of the sole representatives who are already in the UK under the dependant visa can apply for ILR at the same time as the sole representative and can be included in the application form SET (BUS).

Why Sunrise Solicitors For ILR As Sole Representative?

The immigration solicitors at Sunrise Solicitors are experts in dealing with application for ILR as sole representative. 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 sole representative and our immigration solicitors will provide you fast, friendly, reliable and professional immigration service.

If instructed to represent you regarding your ILR application as sole representative, 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 sole representative;
  • Advising you about the relevant requirements of the Immigration Rules and the Home Office Policy Guidance for ILR as sole representative;
  • Discussing your immigration case in detail with you and advise you about the weaknesses and strengths of your ILR application as sole representative;
  • Advising you about the documentary evidence to be submitted in support of your sole representative 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 sole representative 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 sole representative;
  • Liaising with the Home Office, UKVI for a timely decision on your ILR application as sole representative;
  • 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 sole representative 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 sole representative

  • We will charge you a fee from £1,200 + VAT for our professional immigration services in relation to your ILR application as sole representative through Same Day Visa Service. The agreed fee will depend on the complexity of the matter and the casework involved in the sole representative 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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