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Michael Rose & Baylis Limited  is authorised and regulated by the Solicitors Regulatory Authority (SRA Number 619545). Michael Rose & Baylis Limited is registered in England & Wales (Company No. 09207292). Registered  Office: The Royal Liver Building,Pier Head, Liverpool, L3 1HU.

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Permanent Residence/ Settlement in the UK

On completion of a qualifying period for permanent residence or settlement under various immigration categories, the applicant can apply for settlement in the UK provided that they have meet the following criteria:

  • B1 level English language qualification or

  • Degree certificate from English speaking country and

  • Life in the UK certificate

Some applicants may be exempt from the above criteria if they are:

  • Under 18 years of age;

  • Aged 65 or older;

  • A person whose physical or mental condition will severely restrict their ability to learn English and/or take the Life in the UK test;

  • A person who is making an application for settlement on the basis under the domestic violence rule or if their spouse died;

  • A person who has leave as a Refugee, has Humanitarian Protection or Discretionary Leave.


For a free 30 minute consultation with our Immigration Team, get in touch now.


Contact our Immigration Team on:   0151 318 0934