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nigetingtong
13th Nov 2008, 14:27
hi all can some one put me right here when we put in for flr next year the 28 days is that from when her visa was issued or when she came to the uk issued in bangkok on the 14 march came to the uk 26 march some tell 15 over say 26
thanks( and i know i could do a search but am lazy lol)

Dan and Cherry
14th Nov 2008, 10:46
I would give you a helpful response if I knew what the hell you were on about. Ever heard of punctuation? what are you referring to about 28 days?

Tobias
14th Nov 2008, 12:18
The application should be made within the last 28 days of the validity of the existing visa.

Is there a reason why she intends to apply for FLR rather than ILR?

I presume she is here on a 2 year spousal visa?

nigetingtong
14th Nov 2008, 15:10
sorry i mean ILR

Vinny
14th Nov 2008, 17:46
Subject to the laws (http://www.ukba.homeoffice.gov.uk/policyandlaw/immigrationlaw/) in place at the time, she may apply (http://www.ukba.homeoffice.gov.uk/sitecontent/documents/policyandlaw/IDIs/idichapter1a/) for SET(M) (http://www.ukba.homeoffice.gov.uk/ukresidency/settlement/applicationtypes/applicationformset(m)/) (288 (http://www.ukba.homeoffice.gov.uk/policyandlaw/immigrationlaw/immigrationrules/part8/)) between [26 March (2nd anniversary of initial arrival (http://www.ukba.homeoffice.gov.uk/travellingtotheuk/Enteringtheuk/)) - 28 days (i.e. 4 weeks)] and [14 March (i.e. visa's expiry (http://www.ukvisas.gov.uk/en/ecg/chapter1#point%20three))].

i.e. she (http://thailand-uk.com/eve/forums/a/tpc/f/96010002/m/9271098902?r=9271098902#9271098902) may apply (http://www.ukba.homeoffice.gov.uk/sitecontent/documents/policyandlaw/IDIs/idichapter1a/) for SET(M) (http://www.ukba.homeoffice.gov.uk/ukresidency/settlement/applicationtypes/applicationformset(m)/) (288 (http://www.ukba.homeoffice.gov.uk/policyandlaw/immigrationlaw/immigrationrules/part8/)) between 26 Feb 2009 and 14 March 2009.

Tobias
15th Nov 2008, 03:50
As it is ILR your wife will apply for, the earliest date she could apply is 26 March in order to satisfy the 2 year residency requirement for ILR applications. She must apply before her existing leave expires. There is no such residency requirement for FLR.

John
15th Nov 2008, 06:56
Tobias, suspect you mean 26 February, not 26 March!

Tobias
15th Nov 2008, 09:29
Originally posted by John:
Tobias, suspect you mean 26 February, not 26 March! :blush: Oops, yes John, well noticed! I'll go and flagellate myself :D

nigetingtong
16th Nov 2008, 06:06
thank you for tobias and john