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111,760 decisions were made on ILR applications in the UK in the year ending 2021, which is a 20% increase on the previous year. Out of these applications 110,145 resulted in a successful grant of indefinite leave to remain.

These statistics show that ILR applications are on the rise and our 5 top tips should help you ensure that your application falls within the 99% which are successful. However if you would like further advice about ILR or if you have any specific questions, please contact a member of our specialist Immigration Team.

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Given the fast pace of change, we would stress that this information is designed to be informative, not advisory and represents our understanding of English law and practice as at the date indicated. We would always recommend that you should seek specific guidance on any particular legal issue.

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