Form

Settle in the UK as a former member of HM Forces: form SET(AF)

Form to apply for indefinite leave to remain in the UK as a former member of HM Forces (or their dependant) and for a biometric residence permit.

Documents

Application for indefinite leave to remain in the UK in the HM forces category and a biometric immigration document

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SET(AF) guidance notes

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Details

You can now apply online. The online form will ask questions that are relevant to you based on the information you enter. You can edit and download the application before it is submitted.

Use this form if you are a member of HM Forces (or their partner or child) with at least 4 years’ service and you have been or are being discharged from service.

You should read the SET(AF) guidance notes 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.

Help completing the online form

visa@we-are-digital.co.uk

Text: ‘VISA’ to 07537 416 944

Telephone: 03333 445 675

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Published 1 December 2013
Last updated 13 July 2018 + show all updates
  1. Application form updated with GDPR policy.
  2. Online application form link added.
  3. Updated form for use on or after 6 April 2018.
  4. Updated application form for use on or after 6 April 2017.
  5. Updated form for use on or after 24 November.
  6. Update form and guidance for use on or after 18 March.
  7. Updated application form for use on or after 19 November 2015.
  8. New versions published for use on or after 6 April 2015.
  9. New version published for use on or after 6 November 2014.
  10. Updated guidance.
  11. 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.
  12. A new version of this form has been published for use on after 6 April 2014.
  13. First published.