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Apply to extend stay in the UK as a partner or dependent child: form FLR (M)

Form to extend stay in the UK as the partner or dependent child of someone who is settled here or who is a refugee or under humanitarian protection.

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Form FLR (M): application for leave to remain as a partner or child of a person present and settled in the UK, with refugee leave or humanitarian protection and for a biometric immigration document

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Form FLR (M) guidance notes

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You must apply using paper form FLR (M) if you cannot pay the fee and you are eligible for a fee waiver.

If you are not eligible for a fee waiver you must apply online. You should read the guidance before you apply online.

If you cannot pay the fee, use paper form FLR (M) to apply to extend your existing stay in the UK (also known as ‘leave to remain’) and to get a biometric residence permit.

You must also complete appendix 1 and submit it with your paper application form.

If you are eligible for a fee waiver you can use this form to apply as:

  • the partner or dependent child of a person who is in the UK and is settled here
  • the partner or dependent child of a person who has permission to stay in the UK as a refugee or under humanitarian protection
  • the dependent child of a person who has, or is applying for leave to enter or remain as the partner of a person present and settled in the UK

You should read the FLR (M) guidance notes 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 1 October 2013
Last updated 9 November 2018 + show all updates
  1. You must now apply online. You can only apply using paper form FLR (M) if you cannot pay the fee and you are eligible for a fee waiver.
  2. Application form updated with GDPR policy.
  3. Guidance notes updated.
  4. Updated form for use on or after 6 April 2018.
  5. First published.