Child – 7 Year Route

Child – 7 Year Route


If you are a child under the age of 18, and you have been living in the UK for at least 7 years, you may be eligible to apply for further leave to remain under this route.


You can apply once you have lived in the UK for a period of at least 7 years.


You must be in the UK to apply.


You must be under the age of 18 and be present in the UK. You must also have lived continuously in the UK for 7 years and demonstrate that it would not be reasonable to expect you to leave the UK. Factors taken into

 consideration here include any risks to your health, family ties in the UK, your ability to read, speak and write the language of another country of which you are a citizen and more. If the application is successful, you will be granted a period of 30 months limited leave to remain, on a pathway to settlement under the 10-year long residence category.

What KTS Legal?

At KTS Legal, we will assist you with your application to remain in the UK as a child who has continuously lived in the UK for 7 years, including drafting and submitting a comprehensive application that satisfies all the immigration rules for this route.