Application to extend stay in UK (long residence): form FLR(LR)

Form to apply to extend your stay in the UK on the basis of long residence.



Use form FLR (LR) to apply online if you have permission to stay in the UK and want to extend your stay on the basis that you have lived in the UK lawfully for a minimum of 10 continuous years.

You cannot add any dependants to this application form. Dependants, such as family members, should make their own application if they would also like to apply on this route.

You should check your eligibility before you apply. If you are eligible to apply you will find guidance on how to complete your application and the evidence you need to provide within the online application form.

Get help to apply online

You can get help with completing the online form if you:

  • do not feel confident using a computer or mobile device
  • do not have internet access

You can only use this service if you’re making an application in the UK.

You cannot get immigration advice through this service.

Published 1 October 2013
Last updated 13 December 2018 + show all updates
  1. Paper application form withdrawn, you must now apply online.

  2. Updated application form

  3. You can now apply online.

  4. Application form updated with GDPR policy.

  5. Updated form for use on or after 6 April 2018.

  6. Updated the form

  7. Updated application form for use on or after 6 April 2017.

  8. Updated form for use on or after 24 November.

  9. Updated guide for use on or after 31 October.

  10. Updated form for use on or after 18 April.

  11. Updated form for use on or after 18 March.

  12. Updated guidance.

  13. Updated guidance.

  14. Updated guidance.

  15. New versions published for use on or after 6 April 2015.

  16. New version published for use on or after 1 December 2014.

  17. New form published for use on and after 6 October 2014.

  18. Updated guidance.

  19. 6 April changes.

  20. First published.