Settle in the UK as a refugee: form SET (P)

Form to apply for indefinite leave to remain in the UK as a refugee, or for humanitarian protection, and get a biometric residence permit.


Application for settlement in the UK in accordance with the Home Office policies on refugee leave and humanitarian protection by a person in one of the categories listed in this form, and a biometric immigration document: form SET (P)

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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.

If you do not qualify for settlement but you are still a refugee or someone with humanitarian protection you may be granted more limited leave.

You should also read the guidance at the end of the form.

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

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Published 1 August 2013
Last updated 19 July 2018 + show all updates
  1. You can now apply online.
  2. Application form updated with GDPR policy.
  3. Updated form.
  4. Updated form for use on or after 19 November 2015.
  5. New version published for use on or after 6 April 2015.
  6. 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.
  7. A new version of this form has been published for use on after 6 April 2014.
  8. First published.