Important ILR and British Citizenship application changes

Applying for Indefinate Leave to Remain or British Citizenship after 27th October 2013?

British Citizenship and Immigration law specialist Aldijana Hoad warns those who will be applying for Indefinite Leave to Remain (permanent residence) or British Citizenship through Naturalisation after 27 October 2013 will no longer be able to choose from either completing the Life in the UK Test or show progression on the ESOL Course.

From 28 October 2013 you will now have to:

1. Pass the Life in the UK Test and;
2. Have a speaking and listening qualification of at least Level B1 of the Common European Framework of Reference or its equivalent.  Click here for a list of approved qualifications.

If you are a citizen of a majority English speaking country then you will only have to pass the Life in the UK Test.  Click herefor a list of countries.

If you need to discuss this change in the requirements further or need assistance with your Citizenship or permanent residence application contact Aldijana Hoad on 0115 9644104 or click here to email her.

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