If you are in the UK and you have a child who has lived here for 7 years continuously, you can apply for a Parent Visa if you are going to take care of your child. You can apply for a UK parent visa if your child has lived 7 years in the UK to the point that it would be unreasonable for your child to leave the UK and this will be decided by the Home Office.
Your child must be under 18 on the date you apply for the visa or have been under 18 when you were first granted leave to enter or remain in the UK.
Your child must also:
If your child is not a British citizen and he/she has not lived in the UK for 7 years continuously and doesn’t meet the above criteria, as a parent you may still argue based on “Article 8 Human Rights” and Best Interest of the child under Section 55 of the Borders, Citizenship and Immigration Act 2009.
You can apply for a UK Parent Visa if you meet the following requirements:
Prove that you are Playing an Active Role and will continue to play an Active Role in Your Child’s Upbringing
You can produce the following evidence:
To substantiate the above, you can use the following:
You can stay in the UK for 2 years and 6 months on a UK Parent Visa for a child that has lived 7 years continuously in the UK. After this, you will be required to apply to extend your stay. If you extend your family visa or switch to this visa you can stay in the UK for 2 years and 6 months.
If you are looking to apply for 7 Year Parent of a Child Leave to Remain in the UK as a dependent of a Skilled Worker, please contact one of our lawyers on 02034111261 or email us firstname.lastname@example.org