Form

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.

Documents

Application for indefinite leave to remain in the UK in one of the categories listed in this form and a biometric immigration document

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SET(O) guidance notes

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Details

Use this form 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
  • highly skilled migrant
  • highly skilled migrant under the terms of the Highly Skilled Migrant Programme indefinite leave to remain judicial review policy document
  • self-employed lawyer
  • writer, composer or artist
  • Tier 1 (General) migrant (this route is closing on 6 April 2018, you must submit your application or book and attend an appointment at the premium service centre before this date)
  • 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 also read the SET (O) guidance notes before you apply.

Published 21 July 2013
Last updated 6 April 2018 + show all updates
  1. Updated form for use on or after 6 April 2018.
  2. Updated application form for use on or after 16 January 2018.
  3. Form updated.
  4. Guidance updated.
  5. Updated form and guidance published.
  6. Updated guidance.
  7. Updated application form and guidance for use on or after 6 April 2017.
  8. Updated form and guidance for use on or after 24 November.
  9. Updated form for use on or after 6 April.
  10. Updated form for use on or after 18 March.
  11. Updated guidance.
  12. Updated form and guidance for use on or after 19 November 2015.
  13. Updated SET(O) guidance.
  14. Updated form published for use on or after 3 August 2015.
  15. Updated application form.
  16. New version published for use on or after 6 April 2015.
  17. New version published for use on or after 6 November 2014.
  18. New SET (O) form version published for use on or after 23 October 2014.
  19. updated guidance notes
  20. Updated SET (O) application form, July 2014.
  21. 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.
  22. A new version of this form has been published for use on after 6 April 2014.
  23. First published.