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Long Residence (10 years) SET (LR) applications

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Re: Long Residence (10 years) SET (LR) applications

Post by newyears2018 » Sat Jun 24, 2017 3:46 pm

i came this country may 2015 and applied for ilr 2016 and was refused as i was overstay while waiting visa and university gave me wrong information and i was overstay about 40 day.2015 i app;ied ilr it was refused due to overstay 2008.
they gave me option to appeal to court i appeal but i withdraw my case just Mont before my court date and i made fresh work permit application 2017 .
this 2018 i am going to complaited 10 years again. does anyone has any idea i can get a ilr successfully ? as i am little bit scared at the moment .


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Re: Long Residence (10 years) SET (LR) applications

Post by CR001 » Sat Jun 24, 2017 4:26 pm

newyears2018 wrote:i came this country may 2015 and applied for ilr 2016 and was refused as i was overstay while waiting visa and university gave me wrong information and i was overstay about 40 day.2015 i app;ied ilr it was refused due to overstay 2008.
they gave me option to appeal to court i appeal but i withdraw my case just Mont before my court date and i made fresh work permit application 2017 .
this 2018 i am going to complaited 10 years again. does anyone has any idea i can get a ilr successfully ? as i am little bit scared at the moment .


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It would be helpful if you actually listed all your immigration history and visas with exact dates of visa start and expiry and why you have period(s) of overstay and all dates relevant to appeals etc. Otherwise it is impossible for anyone to advise you if you qualify for ILR based on long residence.
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Re: Long Residence (10 years) SET (LR) applications

Post by Chief786 » Sat Jun 24, 2017 5:30 pm

yashpinz wrote:Hi Chief and all friends

Its nice you respond to my query, I have two other friends who applied for Set (LR) who had done amendments and they receive Tax Questionnaire and then they receive their visa granted after 4 months of submitting this Tax Questionnaire.

Do you know any such cases after Tax Questionnaire submission.

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Yash Pinz

Hi Yash,

In the last couple of weeks I have seen two cases on this immigration board forum both of them they had amendments but they amended tax well before applying visa and corrected it. Both of them got visa one of them had to go for an interview as well as had to fill questionnaire. All the 4 or 5 cases with positive outcome had to fill questionnaire. I think getting any sort of result after sending questionnaire minimum waiting time is around 3 months.
I didn't have any amendments but still have been waiting for the last 10 months. I filled and sent the questionnaire around one month ago. Thanks

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Re: Long Residence (10 years) SET (LR) applications

Post by Nasreen786786 » Tue Jun 27, 2017 10:39 pm

Hi CR008


I wanted to know that myself and my family has been put on 10year route on my daughter basis who is under 18 and lived here in UK for past 9 years and 10 months when our visa was issued on family life basis, on 10 year route and on that basis we have been given 30 months visa as just after this visa was issued after 2months we had completed our 10 year legal residency but our solicitor told us that because you have been putted on 10 year route now you have to extend your visa 4 times until you finish your ten years is this true?

As from your reply to this post makes me understand that only you need to complete 10 years legaly to apply for ILR and this 30 month visa was issued to us just because we had not completed our 10 years otherwise we were eligible for ILR? Kindly correct me if I'm wrong.

I will really appreciate if someone can advice on this.

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Re: Long Residence (10 years) SET (LR) applications

Post by priscaltony » Wed Jun 28, 2017 1:45 pm

I think you've been wrongly advised by your solicitor. I was in a similar situation, have been a dependant on my husband until we applied for FP and shortly (0ne month) after we were granted my husband who had been here for 10 years before our FP application was finally decided applied for his ILR and was granted same with my daughter few months after my husband application and she was also granted.

I don't know where the said solicitor got his information from, but he has advised you wrongly. You don't have to be 10 years on that route before you can apply for ILR and you will be able to add the time you have spend on the 2.5 years leave to your previous legal leave to qualify for ILR under long residence.
Nasreen786786 wrote:Hi CR008


I wanted to know that myself and my family has been put on 10year route on my daughter basis who is under 18 and lived here in UK for past 9 years and 10 months when our visa was issued on family life basis, on 10 year route and on that basis we have been given 30 months visa as just after this visa was issued after 2months we had completed our 10 year legal residency but our solicitor told us that because you have been putted on 10 year route now you have to extend your visa 4 times until you finish your ten years is this true?

As from your reply to this post makes me understand that only you need to complete 10 years legaly to apply for ILR and this 30 month visa was issued to us just because we had not completed our 10 years otherwise we were eligible for ILR? Kindly correct me if I'm wrong.

I will really appreciate if someone can advice on this.

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Re: Long Residence (10 years) SET (LR) applications

Post by MALIK336 » Wed Jun 28, 2017 2:57 pm

Well solicitor are there for some reason but my friend applied last year and he came as vistor and after he been in uk for 11 years and he granted last year

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Re: Long Residence (10 years) SET (LR) applications

Post by MALIK336 » Wed Jun 28, 2017 2:58 pm

And my friend had no visa all those years and he still granted under 10year long residency

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Re: Long Residence (10 years) SET (LR) applications

Post by eoo10 » Thu Jun 29, 2017 3:02 pm

ishara123 wrote:Hello All,
Just want to give some update on my case. It's been almost 7 months since applying for Set (LR). I have contacted UKVI today (Contact Number 03001232241) and explained the situation as I need to travel as part of my Job. HR also gonna send a letter to home office behalf of me. So, at the end of the telephone conversation (After waiting almost 30 mins), they have given me a call reference number and also informed that Home office will contact me within 5 working days.

PS : If you want to know about my situation, please follow the previous post kindly.

Thank you.

Hi Ishara123,

Did the UKVI got back to you as promised? Did they respond to your HR? This waiting is not good for the health!

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Re: Long Residence (10 years) SET (LR) applications

Post by Vesh123 » Fri Jun 30, 2017 9:14 pm

I applied my ILR last year (Tier1 General route) on same day and got refusal due to tax issues. As I had my leave valid therefore I applied fresh application by post which is still pending with them. They call me for interview on 3rd April 2017 and waiting for the decision. Now my 10 years are completing on 6th August 2017. So, If anyone could help me with my below questions I would be very thankful to you.

1. Can I submit my new long residence application (10 years route) while pending the ILR (Tier1 General) application and interview had done.
2. If I can apply 10 years route application then how many days before I can submit it while pending previous application ( as 10 years are completing on 6th Aug).
3. Do I also need to tell them that my previous application is pending and what reason I can give why I'm sending new application? Or I just submit the new application without any reason.

Hope to hear from you soon.

Thanks
Vesh

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Re: Long Residence (10 years) SET (LR) applications

Post by learner29 » Sat Jul 01, 2017 8:46 pm

I have a quick question if someone can reply.

I applied for ILR on the basis of LR (10) in september 2016, still waiting for the decision. Now my question is

Will I get a right to appeal in case my application is refused.

I was on student visa for almost 7 years and last 3 years on Tier 2 visa. And my tier 2 visa has been expired now.

Also, Is there any way to check the status of application online.

Thanks

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Re: Long Residence (10 years) SET (LR) applications

Post by Vesh123 » Sat Jul 01, 2017 10:10 pm

I would be thankful if someone can help me with this Urgently.

I applied my ILR last year (Tier1 General route) on same day and got refusal due to tax issues. As I had my leave valid therefore I applied fresh application by post which is still pending with them. They call me for interview on 3rd April 2017 and waiting for the decision. Now my 10 years are completing on 6th August 2017. So, If anyone could help me with my below questions I would be very thankful to you.

1. Can I submit my new long residence application (10 years route) while pending the ILR (Tier1 General) application and interview had done.
2. If I can apply 10 years route application then how many days before I can submit it while pending previous application ( as 10 years are completing on 6th Aug).
3. Do I also need to tell them that my previous application is pending and what reason I can give why I'm sending new application? Or I just submit the new application without any reason.

Hope to hear from you soon.

Thanks
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Re: Long Residence (10 years) SET (LR) applications

Post by yashpinz » Sun Jul 02, 2017 11:01 am

Friends please share your ILR journey, mine is below;

I have varied my Set (LR) application from SET(FP) to SET(LR) on - 24 October 2016

MY Set (LR) timeline-

Application : SET (LR) 10 year long residence POSTAL application
Application sent: 24 October 2016
Application Received: 24 August 2016
Payment deducted: **Application Varied**
Automated emails received: Received
Acknowledgement/BRP letter received : Received on 15 November
BRP Done : 2 December 2016
Letter Received - 17 May 2017 - To complete and return attach Questionnaire, and also to provide SA302 and Tax Year Overview for the time of Tier 1 extension
Questionnaire Form, SA302's and Tax Year Overview sent - 05/06/2017
Tax Amendment Conducted for two years 2010-2011 and 2013-2014
Set (LR) approval letter received: Not Yet (still waiting for decision)
BRP received : Not Yet (still waiting for decision)

Hi Folks!

Above is my Set (LR) journey, I waited about 9 months now but application still in progress, did anyone receive any correspondence after submitting the Tax Questionnaire Form, SA302's and Tax Year Overview.
Please state your entire journey in both cases (Visa Granted or Refused) so we know about the process time.

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Re: Long Residence (10 years) SET (LR) applications

Post by MALIK336 » Sun Jul 02, 2017 11:37 am

Just keep waiting as ho office take time as my friend bin waiting for 2 year now

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Re: Long Residence (10 years) SET (LR) applications

Post by eoo10 » Sun Jul 02, 2017 2:08 pm

learner29 wrote:I have a quick question if someone can reply.

I applied for ILR on the basis of LR (10) in september 2016, still waiting for the decision. Now my question is

Will I get a right to appeal in case my application is refused.

I was on student visa for almost 7 years and last 3 years on Tier 2 visa. And my tier 2 visa has been expired now.

Also, Is there any way to check the status of application online.

Thanks
Hi Learner29,
I guess all you can do now is to wait as I don't think anyone can predict UKVI decision and appeal right!

Were you given time frame?

You can check your status via this link;

https://contact-ukvi.homeoffice.gov.uk/ ... visastatus

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Re: Long Residence (10 years) SET (LR) applications

Post by eoo10 » Sun Jul 02, 2017 2:17 pm

yashpinz wrote:Friends please share your ILR journey, mine is below;

I have varied my Set (LR) application from SET(FP) to SET(LR) on - 24 October 2016

MY Set (LR) timeline-

Application : SET (LR) 10 year long residence POSTAL application
Application sent: 24 October 2016
Application Received: 24 August 2016
Payment deducted: **Application Varied**
Automated emails received: Received
Acknowledgement/BRP letter received : Received on 15 November
BRP Done : 2 December 2016
Letter Received - 17 May 2017 - To complete and return attach Questionnaire, and also to provide SA302 and Tax Year Overview for the time of Tier 1 extension
Questionnaire Form, SA302's and Tax Year Overview sent - 05/06/2017
Tax Amendment Conducted for two years 2010-2011 and 2013-2014
Set (LR) approval letter received: Not Yet (still waiting for decision)
BRP received : Not Yet (still waiting for decision)

Hi Folks!

Above is my Set (LR) journey, I waited about 9 months now but application still in progress, did anyone receive any correspondence after submitting the Tax Questionnaire Form, SA302's and Tax Year Overview.
Please state your entire journey in both cases (Visa Granted or Refused) so we know about the process time.
Hi
Hi applied in November 2016, UKVI sent a letter of additional 3 months when I almost clocked 6 months. I'm patiently waiting and praying.

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Re: Long Residence (10 years) SET (LR) applications

Post by vic83 » Mon Jul 03, 2017 11:58 am

Dear All,

Has anyone tried using Premium visa upgrade request, https://www.gov.uk/government/publicati ... quest-form, for their postal LR application, what were the outcomes, and would you advise to use this service please?

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Re: Long Residence (10 years) SET (LR) applications

Post by Vesh123 » Mon Jul 03, 2017 12:01 pm

Hi, hope anyone can help me with this.

I'm completing my 10 years first week of next month. My application SET(O) is still pending with HO and interview has done in April. My question is that can I vary my application to SET(LR), if yes then would I have to wait to complete 10 years till next month or I can apply before 28 days while pending application.

URGENT help much be appreciated.

Thanks
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Re: Long Residence (10 years) SET (LR) applications

Post by lad 14 » Mon Jul 03, 2017 12:09 pm

Vesh123 wrote:Hi, hope anyone can help me with this.

I'm completing my 10 years first week of next month. My application SET(O) is still pending with HO and interview has done in April. My question is that can I vary my application to SET(LR), if yes then would I have to wait to complete 10 years till next month or I can apply before 28 days while pending application.

URGENT help much be appreciated.

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Vesh
You can apply 28 days before, dont't have to wait to complete 10 years.
Hope this helps !!!

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Re: Long Residence (10 years) SET (LR) applications

Post by Vesh123 » Mon Jul 03, 2017 12:11 pm

lad 14 wrote:
Vesh123 wrote:Hi, hope anyone can help me with this.

I'm completing my 10 years first week of next month. My application SET(O) is still pending with HO and interview has done in April. My question is that can I vary my application to SET(LR), if yes then would I have to wait to complete 10 years till next month or I can apply before 28 days while pending application.

URGENT help much be appreciated.

Thanks
Vesh
You can apply 28 days before, dont't have to wait to complete 10 years.
Hope this helps !!!
Thanks . should I go for premium service or postal and do I also need to give them the reason for varying application?

thanks
Vesh

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Post by lad 14 » Mon Jul 03, 2017 12:25 pm

Vesh123 wrote:
lad 14 wrote:
Vesh123 wrote:Hi, hope anyone can help me with this.

I'm completing my 10 years first week of next month. My application SET(O) is still pending with HO and interview has done in April. My question is that can I vary my application to SET(LR), if yes then would I have to wait to complete 10 years till next month or I can apply before 28 days while pending application.

URGENT help much be appreciated.

Thanks
Vesh
You can apply 28 days before, dont't have to wait to complete 10 years.
Hope this helps !!!
Thanks . should I go for premium service or postal and do I also need to give them the reason for varying application?

thanks
Vesh
Go for the Postal application as I am sure you won’t get the decision same day, as we have seen with the past applications, the case never been decided in a same day (mostly Self-Employed cases) and been forwarded to the Senior Case Workers.
And you don’t need to give any reason to vary the application.

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