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Legislation regarding ILR application for minors

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Dear Home Office,

Can you share relevant legislation and guidance for following situation:

One parent has Indefinite Leave to Remain (ILR)
Other parent has PBS Dependent Visa
Minor child (born outside UK, age less than 5 years) has PBS Dependent Visa

Q1. Is it mandatory for minor child in situation above to apply for ILR when the other parent is applying for their ILR?

Q2. Can the minor child continue on PBS Dependent Visa while both parents have ILR?

Q3. Can minor child apply for naturalisation at same time as one of the parent is applying for their naturalisation?

Q4. What is the most efficient immigration route for the minor child towards British citizenship?

If any one of the question falls outside FOI criteria, then please answer remaining queries.

Yours faithfully,

John Williams

FOI Requests, Home Office

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Thank you,

J. Douglas
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Gary

 

UKVI Contact Centre

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