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How I got the Home Office to fix its online application forms

You’ve met with your client, taken detailed instructions and advised them on the intricacies of the Immigration Rules, the maze of policy guidance and possibly even made highfalutin’ reference to case law relevant to their situation. Now you†...

6th March 2020 By

Can the Home Office force EU nationals to use the official 85 page permanent residence application form?

Short answer: yes, at least for now. Long answer… From 1 February 2017 it seems likely that it will be mandatory to use the official application forms for EEA residence document applications, either online or on paper, that are provided by the H ...

23rd January 2017 By

Form FLR(O) is dead. Long live forms FLR(HRO) and FLR(IR)!

Venerable Form FLR(O) is no more and has been withdrawn with effect from today, 1 December 2016. It has been replaced by two new forms: 1. FLR(HRO) broadly for applications outside the Immigration Rules based on human rights: discretionary leave (DL) ...

1st December 2016 By

Home Office confirms that official EEA series application forms are not mandatory

UPDATE: Use of official application forms (paper or online) is mandatory from 1 February 2017. See new post: Can the Home Office force EU nationals to use the official 85 page permanent residence application form? In a useful policy document explainin ...

12th October 2016 By