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- UK Visas and Immigration
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- UK visa, immigration and citizenship application forms and Immigration and borders
- 1 October 2013
- Last updated:
- 1 December 2014, see all updates
Form to apply to extend stay in the UK under Tier 1 (General) and get a biometric residence permit.
Application for an initial grant of leave (switching) or an extension of leave and biometric residence permit under Tier 1 (General) - main applicant
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This application route closed on 6 April 2015. The guidance remains available for applicants who hold existing leave in the route and who wish to apply for indefinite leave to remain before the closure to Tier 1 (General) applicants on 6 April 2018.
Use ‘Form Tier 1 (General)’ to apply to extend your stay (also known as a ‘grant of leave to remain’) and get a biometric residence permit.
This form is for people who are in the UK and want to extend their stay under Tier 1 (General) or switch to Tier 1 (General) from these categories:
- highly skilled migrant
- writer, composer or artist
- self-employed lawyer
Read the policy guidance before you apply.
Published: 1 October 2013
Updated: 1 December 2014
- New version published for use on or after 1 December 2014.
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