UK ancestry: grant of leave to remain-information sheet
UK ancestry: grant of leave to remain-information sheet

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

  • UK ancestry: grant of leave to remain-information sheet
  • Employment and self-employment in the UK
  • Studies
  • ATAS clearance certificate condition
  • Biometric Residence Permits
  • Changes of certain personal circumstances
  • Other changes of personal circumstances
  • Travel and absences
  • Indefinite leave to remain
  • Knowledge of language and life in the UK requirement
  • more

You have now been granted further leave to remain until [insert date] in the UK ancestry category. This grant of leave to remain enables you to work in the UK without restriction for that period. You will shortly receive a Biometric Residence Permit (BRP) which will confirm your grant of leave. Please ensure that you show your original passport and BRP to your UK employer as soon as possible. They must check and take a copy of both documents in order to satisfy themselves of your continuing right to work in the UK.

This information sheet confirms the main conditions of your stay in the UK and your ongoing responsibilities to the Home Office. It is important that you understand these conditions. Please do not hesitate to contact us if you have any queries.

Full details of your responsibilities are given in the guidance for persons in the UK ancestry category on the GOV.UK website and the Home Office leaflet Biometric Residence Permits—General information for applicants, employers and sponsors.

Please note that while the information below is correct as at today’s date, UK immigration law is subject to regular change.

Employment and self-employment in the UK

You are free to take any employment or become self employed in the UK, and must be in work or intend to work