For more stateless persons visa related information in the UK, call our expert immigration department on 01772 25 22 22 to discuss your immigration requirements in more detail.
By definition of law, statelessness is the lack of citizenship. A stateless person is someone who is not considered as a national by any state under the operation of its law. In such a case, you can apply to stay in the UK as a stateless person if you’re not recognised as a citizen of any country. There are certain requirements that you need to fulfil before applying for stateless person in the UK. To be eligible – you must be in the UK as well as unable to return to another country because of being stateless. Turner White Solicitors’ immigration specialists are here to help you with the stateless person’s policy of the UK.
Most importantly, before applying for stateless person, you must claim for asylum first, if you can’t return to another country because of the fear of persecution. If you’ve already claimed asylum, you must wait until your verdict is out. You can apply to stay as a stateless person, only if asylum is not granted to you.
If you want your family members to stay with you, you can include your dependants in your application. In a likewise manner, your dependants must also be with you in the UK. A dependent can be your partner or your children under 18 years.