If you want to know whether you can become a British citizen after getting ILR as a Skilled Worker dependent, then you’ve come to the right place. You will learn more about this topic through this blog.
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Individuals who accept permanent work in the UK take the ability to move their family members there as a key consideration. In recognition of this, after completing the mandatory time frame of residence in the country, Skilled workers, along with their partners, can qualify for indefinite leave to remain (ILR) and secure British citizenship.
Where you shift to the UK with your Skilled Worker partner, becoming eligible to be naturalised as a British citizen will take a minimum of six years. To be qualified for this, it includes a timeframe of at least five continuous years of living in the UK, followed by a compulsory duration of holding ILR for 12 months at least.
The relocation somewhere in the UK with your Skilled Worker partner depends on your case’s specific timings; it may potentially be reduced to citizenship to five years. If you are applying for naturalisation as a British citizen depending on being married to an existing citizen, then holding ILR for at least 12 months prior to application is not required.
As both ILR and naturalisation applications carry residence requirements, you must keep accurate logs of your travels in and out of the UK. Especially if you are living in the UK as a Skilled Worker partner with the goal of getting ILR and/or British citizenship
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