131. Entry clearance or limited leave to remain as a parent: relationship and immigration status requirements.

131.     Entry clearance or limited leave to remain as a parent: relationship and immigration status requirements.

A person applying for leave to enter or remain as a parent1 must meet the following requirements (the 'relationship' requirements)2:

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    (1)     in relation to applications for entry clearance as a parent, the applicant must be aged 18 years or over3;

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    (2)     the child of the applicant must be under the age of 18 at the date of application4, living in the United Kingdom5 and either a British citizen or settled in the United Kingdom6 or, in relation to applications for