The Immigration Rules set out various requirements for Private Life applications under Appendix Private Life and other provisions of the Rules. These included -

  • Child Seven Year Rule Applications -this is for children born in the UK or overseas who have spent 7 years in the UK

  • Young Adults aged 18 -25 years -this is for young adults who have spent at least half of their life in the UK

  • Adults with twenty years continuous residence -this is for adults who have resided in the UK continuously for twenty years

  • Private life based on significant obstacles to integration -this is for people who can show that there are circumstances which create significant barriers to them living in their own country

  • Ten Years' Long Residence indefinite leave to remain applications -this is applicants who have completed 10 years' continuous lawful residence in the UK

  • Private Life applications outside the Immigration Rules

These Rules are complex and difficult to navigate, and have given rise to a significant body of case law and guidance to interpret and apply. Our specialist teams in Glasgow and Edinburgh have a comprehensive understanding of the Rules and can assist you in making successful applications to stay and settle in the UK based on your private life.

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We have been helping clients solve their personal immigration problems for over 25 years. To find out if we can assist you and then to arrange an initial fixed fee consultation, contact our experienced team in either Edinburgh or Glasgow.
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