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Indefinite leave to remain – calculating continuous period in UK wrote:Continuation of lawful leave during absences from the UK
This page tells you about lawful leave continuing during absences from the UK. The continuous period is maintained if the:
applicant leaves the UK without valid leave, but re-enters with new entry clearance within 28 days of their leave expiry date
applicant leaves the UK with valid leave and re-enters the UK whilst that leave remains valid, provided the absence(s) do not exceed 180 days in a relevant 12 month period, or
applicant’s leave expires for 28 days or less whilst outside the UK and the applicant returns with new entry clearance.
If the applicant’s leave expires whilst they are outside the UK and they apply for new entry clearance more than 28 days after their previous leave expires, then the continuous period is broken and leave is not aggregated.
My wife is with me since we got married in 2006, so that means E-ILRP.1.4 is relevant and case worker should calculate based on previous leaves.vinny wrote:E-ILRP.1.4 is probably significant if your partner runs off with someone else? Then the previous periods with you cannot be included for your ex-partner's ILR.