Settlement Long Residence
Requirements for Settlement under Long residence
Home Office will also consider other factors such as your age, personal history, relations in the UK etc as part of suitability checks for ILR on the grounds of public interest reasons. Home Office has a discretion to grant long residence applications where the applicant has absences in excess of 540 days in total or a single absence of more than six months due to exceptional or compelling reasons.
The continuous lawful residence will be deemed as met if the applicant has fulfilled the following conditions.
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Applicants will normally be able to apply for naturalisation as a British Citizen 12 months after obtaining the settlement, unless they are married to a British Citizen spouse, in that case they can apply immediately.