Schedule of absences
Schedule of absences

The following Immigration guidance note provides comprehensive and up to date legal information covering:

  • Schedule of absences
  • Schedule of absences for indefinite leave to remain under Part 5 and Part 6A categories, and naturalisation applications (incorporating ‘rolling absences’ tool for periods of leave granted under the Immigration Rules in force from 11 January 2018)
  • Schedule of absences for EEA permanent residence applications
  • General schedule of absences

The schedule of absences spreadsheets below may be used by Lexis®PSL Immigration subscribers to calculate a person’s absences from the UK for the purposes of various application types.

Schedule of absences for indefinite leave to remain under Part 5 and Part 6A categories, and naturalisation applications (incorporating ‘rolling absences’ tool for periods of leave granted under the Immigration Rules in force from 11 January 2018)

Click on the below link to download the spreadsheet:

Part 5, 6A and naturalisation schedule of absences

This spreadsheet may be used in preparing an application for indefinite leave to remain in the UK in work-categories under the Immigration Rules, Part 5 and the Immigration Rules, Part 6A. The spreadsheet may also be used for naturalisation as a British citizen under section 6 of British Nationality Act 1981. It is suitable for persons who have relevant initial leave granted under the Immigration Rules in force on or after 11 January 2018, as they will be fully subject to the ‘rolling absences’ requirement in relation to indefinite leave to remain, and the spreadsheet incorporates a tool which calculates absences using the rolling absences method. It will also be suitable for persons who are also relying on previous time spent under the Immigration Rules in place before 11 January 2018, but they may wish to use the General