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Settle in the UK as a victim of domestic violence: form SET(DV)

Form to apply for indefinite leave to remain in the UK if you are a victim of domestic violence.

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Application for indefinite leave to remain in the UK as a victim of domestic violence: form SET(DV)

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Form SET(DV): guidance notes

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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.

Use this form to apply to settle in the UK if you came here on a temporary visa as a partner and your relationship has ended because of domestic violence.

You should read the SET(DV) guidance notes before you apply.

If you have no money to support yourself while you are applying, you can complete a separate application form to ask UK Visas and Immigration for permission to claim benefits for up to 3 months.

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

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

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Published 28 October 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 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. Updated guidance for use on or after 31 October.
  7. Updated form for use on or after 18 March.
  8. Updated application form for use on or after 19 September 2015.
  9. Updated form published for use on or after 3 August 2015.
  10. New versions published for use on or after 6 April 2015.
  11. added link to Destitution Domestic Violence (DDV) concession form
  12. Updated guidance.
  13. 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.
  14. A new version of this form has been published for use on after 6 April 2014.
  15. First published.