bobrussell 713 Posted February 4, 2011 Share Posted February 4, 2011 I thought I knew what is required for my wife and daughter to change from temporary leave to remain to indefinite leave to remain. I have somehow gone to a UKBA page that suggests that in addition to completing SET(M) it is necessary to have biometrics repeated. This also indicates that the applicant and husband, wife or civil partner must be able to support yourselves without recourse to public funds. This is not an issue with my family as we do not need public funds but my sister-in-laws husband is unemployed and on benefits. Does this mean she can only apply for FLR or have I misunderstood things completely? I have copied the part here. Husbands, wives and civil partners You can apply for permission to live permanently in the UK as a husband, wife or civil partner if: you were given permission to enter or remain in the UK as a husband, wife or civil partner, and have completed a period of two years in that category; you are still the husband, wife or civil partner of the person specified in your permission to enter or remain, and the marriage or civil partnership is existing and genuine (not a 'marriage of convenience', for example); you and your partner both intend to live together permanently as husband and wife or civil partners; you have adequate accommodation where both of you and any dependants can live without needing public funds, and at least part of that accommodation (for example, a bedroom) is for your and your partner's sole use; both of you can support yourselves and any dependants without needing public funds; and you have enough knowledge of the English language and life in the UK. (This last requirement does not apply if you are aged 65 or over.) I cannot get back to the page that seems to indicate that a repeat of biometrics is required but it stated that this was to ensure that the applicant was the same as the one that made the original application! I will retrace my steps and try to find it again. Link to post Share on other sites More sharing options...
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