Form

Application to extend stay in the UK: form FLR(O)

This publication was withdrawn on 1 December 2016

You cannot use form FLR(O) anymore. It has been archived, and replaced by form FLR(HRO) and FLR(IR), please check you’re applying on the correct form.

Form to extend your stay in the UK in categories not covered by other FLR forms and to get a biometric residence permit.

Documents

Form FLR(O): application for leave to remain in the UK in a category not covered by other application forms and for a biometric immigration document

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Form FLR(O) guidance notes

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You cannot use form FLR(O) anymore. It has been replaced by form FLR(HRO) and FLR(IR), please check you’re applying on the correct form.

Form FLR(HRO)

Please use form FLR(HRO) for these types of application:

  • discretionary leave (DL) if you have previously been granted DL but have not previously been refused asylum, granted less than 4 years exceptional leave)
  • medical grounds or ill health
  • human rights claims (not to be used for claims on the grounds of family or private life, including on the basis of family dependencies between a parent and a child, or for protection (asylum) claims)
  • leave outside the rules under the policy concessions in the leave outside the rules guidance claims for leave outside the Immigration Rules because of compassionate and compelling circumstances
  • other claims not covered by another form

Form FLR(IR)

Please use form FLR(IR) for these types of application:

  • visitors (except transit, Approved Destination Status and Permitted Paid Engagements visitors)
  • UK ancestry
  • domestic worker in a private household
  • domestic worker who is a victim of slavery or human trafficking
  • parent of a Tier 4 (child) student
  • dependant joiners who are applying separately from the main applicant – dependants of a person who has limited leave to enter or remain in the UK, not including dependants of a person with leave under the points based system or dependants of a person in the UK with leave on the basis of family or private life
  • relevant civilian employee
  • member of an Armed Force who is subject to immigration control (course F)
  • dependant of a member of Armed Forces which are not HM Forces (dependants of a member of HM Forces should complete FLR(AF))
  • locally engaged staff of a diplomatic mission
  • representative of an overseas business
  • retired person of independent means
  • any other application for leave to remain that is within the Immigration Rules but is not covered by another form - check the Immigration Rules if you aren’t sure if your application is on a route covered by the Immigration Rules