7 Years Child Residence Visa Route for Parents and carers

Applying, Extending, Renewing stay on 7 years Child Residence route visa to settle in the UK


Parent of a child who is British Citizens or a settled person living in the UK can apply to extend their stay in the UK being the carer of British citizen child. They should have parental and upbringing responsibility of the child. The parental responsibility can be sole or shared. Also active participation in day to day life is necessary to make a successful application to extend stay on the basis of family and private life in the UK. We offer full application preparation service for a fixed fee, no VAT, no hidden costs. Book online or over the phone.

Eligibility Requirements of 7 years route and as a parent of a British child

  • To make an application for 7 years route:
    • Child must be under 18
    • Lived in the United Kingdom for 7 years or more
    • It would be unreasonable to expect them to leave the country on the basis of their private and family settled life in the UK
    • Child has not formed an independent family unit or leading an independent life

Key facts, processing times

Visa Validity2 years 9 months
Extension Validity2 Years 6 Months
Processing Time in UK8-12 Weeks
Processing time outside UK12-16 Weeks
Super Priority Service in UK £8001 Working Day (Currently not available)
Super Priority Service outside UK £5732-4 Weeks
Eligible to Apply for ILRYes
Years required for Indefinite Leave to Remain10 Years for Parents/ 7 Years for Child

Service Suitability

  • Applying from outside UK- called Entry Clearance
  • Extending stay in UK after spending 2.5 years in UK- called FLR Renewal Application on the basis of 7 years child route or as a parent of a British citizen child
  • Switching from other visas.

Costs Visa Extension Application

In UK (GBP) Outside UK (GBP)
Application Fee10481523
NHS Health Surcharge1560 (624 x 2.5 years)1560
Biometric Fee19.200
Biometric Appointment Fee 0-1200-120
Total (without appointment fee)£2608£3083

Our services and fees

ServiceDescription of ServiceFixed Fees
Book Full Application Preparation & Submission Service Comprehensive service. All work covered from start to the end. Fixed Fee, No VAT, No Hidden Charges. Allocated caseworker. The Fees is for the first applicant. An additional dependant/ person pays discounted fee when applying together at the same time.
 Full advice about all queries related to visa application
 List of documents for your immigration application
 Full prepare and complete the application form
 Pay visa fees and other applicable fees on your behalf – Of course you will reimburse us for any disbursements
 Submit the application form and application as registered immigration representative
 Upload all the documents or submit to the Home Office by post
 Book Bio-metrics appointment to capture your fingerprints and photo at one of the visa application centre
 Continuous advice from the day one until a decision is made by the embassy or Home Office

Other ways to Book UK Visa Services with ZR Visas, UK

You can book a service online by following the above links. Alternatively please provide us with your full name, full address, email address and contact number, we will book service for you-
By phone: UK +44 1782 977 899
By email: info@zrvisas.com
WhatsApp/ Text Message Only: UK +447944132344

Help and Support

Any questions, please feel free to contact us, we are all ears.

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