Immigration: Applications

Home Office written question – answered on 12th February 2019.

Alert me about debates like this

Photo of Harriet Harman Harriet Harman Chair, Human Rights (Joint Committee), Chair, Human Rights (Joint Committee)

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, how long on average it has taken his Department to determine an application for indefinite leave to remain in each of the last five years.

Photo of Harriet Harman Harriet Harman Chair, Human Rights (Joint Committee), Chair, Human Rights (Joint Committee)

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what plans he has to set a minimum response time for the Home Office to determine applications for indefinite leave to remain.

Photo of Caroline Nokes Caroline Nokes The Minister for Immigration

1.We do not publish this specific data around average waiting times, the pub-lished statistics relating to individuals granted Indefinite Leave to Remain in the United Kingdom are recorded together as part of published Migration Sta-tistics and can be located via the link:

https://www.gov.uk/government/collections/immigration-statistics-quarterly-release

2.There is no minimum time to determine an application for Indefinite Leave to Remain, however each case type is covered by a maximum waiting time if the case is considered straightforward. If a case is not straightforward we contact the customer by a set point within the process, details of these times can be found via the link:

https://www.gov.uk/government/organisations/uk-visas-and-immigration/about-our-services

Does this answer the above question?

Yes0 people think so

No0 people think not

Would you like to ask a question like this yourself? Use our Freedom of Information site.