Applying and Extending stay as a Parent of British Child 5/10 Years- Family and Private life route to settle in UK: 10 Years Route


Introduction

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 their 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.

Our success rate

For Full Application Preparation service (FLR- extending stay in UK) in this category, we have 100% success rate since 2006. None of our application in this category is ever refused. Read latest Home Office Decisions for our clients.

Our Services- Fees- Book Online

ServiceDescription of ServiceFixed Fees
Book Full Application Preparation & Submission Service Our Comprehensive service, used by most of the clients. All work covered from start to the end (to the point of decision on the visa application). One fixed fee, no hidden charges or costs whatsoever. Allocated caseworker. The Fees is for the first applicant. An additional dependant pays discounted fee when applying together with the main applicant.

 Full advice about all queries related to visa application
 List of documents for your immigration application
 Fully 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 firm
 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. More details of our full application service.
£750

Eligibility Requirements as a parent of a British Child

  • To make an application as a parent of a British citizen child:
    • Child must be under 18 or was under 18 when first application as a parent was granted
    • Parent is the sole or shared carer of the child
    • You should prove that you are playing an active role in child’s upbringing and you will continue this
    • 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.

Eligibility Requirements to Extend stay on basis of Family and Private Life Route

  • To extend your visa in family route- 10 years, you need to prove that:
    • You and your partner must be in a genuine and subsisting relationship.
    • Intends to live together and have been living since last grant of leave
    • Passed an approved English Language Test
    • Meet the financial requirements unless exempt

Service Suitability

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

Key facts, processing times

Visa Validity2 years 9 months
Extension Validity2 Years 6 Months
Processing Time in UK12-14 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
Apply for Permanent ResidenceOn completion of 5/ 10 Years

Home Office Fees, Cost of Parent Route and Private & Family Life Visa Applications

In UK (GBP) Outside UK (GBP)
Application Fee10331523
NHS Health Surcharge1560 (624 x 2.5 years)1872
Biometric Fee19.200
Biometric Appointment Fee 0-1200-120
Total (without appointment fee)£2612.20£3600*
**For applications made outside UK, the actual costs vary slightly due to currency conversion and payment handler Home Office. For example, for a client’s application made in November 2021, the actual cost of spouse visa was £3656.59. NHS Health Surcharge £2016.24 and Home Office Visa Fee £1640.35.

Other ways to Book Our Services

You can book 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

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