Right of Abode
Right of Abode means that you will be allowed to live and work in the UK without Immigration restrictions. You will be able to live in the UK as long as you want and there is no limit on your length of stay. British Citizens automatically have Right of Abode in the UK.
You may qualify for Right of Abode if you are a common wealth citizen. You can apply for Right of Abode from outside or inside the United Kingdom. You can apply for certificate of entitlement to Right of Abode, which is generally granted up to the length of your passport.
Following Commonwealth citizens qualify for the Certificate of Entitlement to the Right of Abode:
- Either by birth, adoption or registration;
- Those legally adopted before 1st January 1983 by a person born in the UK;
- A woman who married a man prior to 1st January 1983 with the right of abode;
- Applicants who are born before 1st January 1983 to a mother born in the UK or UK born biological father .
Eligibility for Right of Abode
- A citizen of the United Kingdom and Colonies who was born, adopted, naturalised or registered in the UK or Islands; or
- A citizen of the United Kingdom and Colonies born to or adopted by a parent who, at the time of the person’s birth or adoption, had right of abode; or
- A citizen of the United Kingdom and Colonies born to or adopted by a parent who, at the time of the person’s birth, had right of abode; or
- A citizen of the United Kingdom and Colonies who was ordinarily resident in the UK for any continuous period of 5 years before 31 Dec 1982; or
- A Commonwealth citizen (not a citizen of the United Kingdom and Colonies) with a parent / adoptive parent who, at the time of the person’s birth / adoption, was a citizen of the United Kingdom and Colonies by birth in the United Kingdom; or
- A female Commonwealth citizen who is, or has been, married to a man with right of abode at any time before 31 Dec 1982; or
- A citizen of the United Kingdom and Colonies woman who is, or has been married to a man with right of abode at any time before 31 Dec 1982.
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- You pay a Fixed Fee;
- Our immigration adviser will take Detailed Instructions from you and advise you about the relevant immigration law and procedure to be adopted by the Immigration Authorities in your immigration case;
- Our immigration adviser represent your circumstances clearly;
- Our immigration adviser will discuss your immigration case in detail with you and advise you about the weaknesses and strengths of your immigration case;
- Our immigration adviser will advise you about the documentary evidence to be submitted in support of your application;
- Our immigration adviser will consider contents of the documentary evidence to be submitted in support of the application and discuss the same with you;
- You Receive advise from our experienced caseworkers;
- We provide our client’s with unlimited meetings and support;
- We provide our client’s with unlimited phone calls;
- We advise you on the procedure, requirements and merits of making an application to the UKBA/British Diplomatic post;
- We keep our client’s updated with new rules and procedure and act in their best interest;
- We draft representations in support of your immigration matter explaining your circumstances in detail and proving how you satisfy the requirements of Immigration Rules;
- We advise and represent our clients’ dependants to seek dependant visas in line with the visa of the main applicant;
- We lodge appeals and prepare administrative reviews;
- We advise you on the future applications for Indefinite Leave to Remain and British Citizenship for those who will complete required number of years in the UK;
- We answer your queries even after your application has been submitted and approved on what you are required to next.