Form

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

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

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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 It has been archived, and replaced by form FLR(HRO) and FLR(IR), please check you’re applying on the correct form.

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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 It has been replaced by form FLR(HRO) and FLR(IR), please check you’re applying on the correct form.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
Published 1 October 2013
Last updated 1 December 2016 + show all updates
  1. Added links to replacement forms.
  2. Updated form for use on or after 24 November.
  3. Updated form for use on or after 18 April.
  4. Updated form and guidance for use on or after 18 March.
  5. Updated application form published for use on or after 15 October 2015.
  6. New guidance version published for use on or after 10 July 2015.
  7. Updated form and guidance.
  8. New versions published for use on or after 6 April 2015.
  9. New versions published for use on or after 6 November 2014.
  10. Updated guidance.
  11. 6 April changes.
  12. First published.