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Settle in the UK in various immigration categories: form SET(O)

Form to apply for indefinite leave to remain in the UK in various immigration categories and for a biometric residence permit.

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Use this form to apply online if you want to apply for settlement in various categories:

  • work permit holder
  • dependant of work permit holder
  • PBS dependant
  • employment not requiring a work permit
  • businessperson
  • innovator
  • investor
  • self-employed lawyer
  • writer, composer or artist
  • Tier 1 (Entrepreneur) migrant
  • Tier 1 (Entrepreneur) migrant - accelerated route
  • Tier 1 (Investor) migrant
  • Tier 1 (Investor) migrant - accelerated route
  • Tier 2 migrant
  • UK ancestry
  • bereaved partner
  • other purposes not covered by other application forms

You should check your eligibility and read the guidance before you apply.

You can get help completing the online form if you do not feel confident using a computer or do not have access to one.

You cannot get immigration advice through this service.

Get help using a computer to apply online

You can get help completing an online immigration form if you do not feel confident using a computer or do not have access to one.

You can get help with:

  • accessing a computer or the internet
  • finding the right information on GOV.UK

You cannot use this service to get advice on:

  • whether you’re eligible to apply
  • what information to put in your application
  • an application you’ve already made

Access the Assisted Digital Service page for further information and contact details.

Published 21 July 2013
Last updated 1 November 2018 + show all updates
  1. Paper application form withdrawn, you must now apply online.
  2. Updated form and guidance notes published.
  3. Updated form published.
  4. Online application form link added.
  5. Updated form for use on or after 6 April 2018.
  6. Updated application form for use on or after 16 January 2018.
  7. Form updated.
  8. Guidance updated.
  9. Updated form and guidance published.
  10. Updated guidance.
  11. Updated application form and guidance for use on or after 6 April 2017.
  12. Updated form and guidance for use on or after 24 November.
  13. Updated form for use on or after 6 April.
  14. Updated form for use on or after 18 March.
  15. Updated guidance.
  16. Updated form and guidance for use on or after 19 November 2015.
  17. Updated SET(O) guidance.
  18. Updated form published for use on or after 3 August 2015.
  19. Updated application form.
  20. New version published for use on or after 6 April 2015.
  21. New version published for use on or after 6 November 2014.
  22. New SET (O) form version published for use on or after 23 October 2014.
  23. updated guidance notes
  24. Updated SET (O) application form, July 2014.
  25. A new version of this form has been published for use on or after 2 June 2014. You can now tell us your email address to receive an update on the progress of your application.
  26. A new version of this form has been published for use on after 6 April 2014.
  27. First published.