Form

Settle in the UK on the basis of long residence: form SET(LR)

Form to apply for indefinite leave to remain in the UK on the basis of long residence.

Documents

Application for indefinite leave to remain in the UK on the basis of long residence and for a biometric immigration document

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SET(LR) 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 have lived in the UK lawfully for many years and now want to apply for settlement and a biometric residence permit.

You should also read the SET(LR) guidance before you apply.

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 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 the form
  5. Updated application form for use on or after 6 April 2017.
  6. Updated form for use on or after 24 November.
  7. Updated guidance.
  8. Updated guide for use on or after 31 October.
  9. Updated form for use on or after 18 March.
  10. Updated application form and guidance for use on or after 19 November 2015.
  11. Guidance for use on or after 12 November.
  12. Updated form published for use on or after 3 August 2015.
  13. New versions published for use on or after 6 April 2015.
  14. New version published for use on or after 1 December 2014.
  15. New form published for use on and after 6 October 2014.
  16. updated guidance notes
  17. New form published for use on and after 1 July 2014.
  18. 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.
  19. A new version of this form has been published for use on after 6 April 2014.
  20. First published.