Proof of Status.
Proof that the applicant has had resident status in the UK for more than two years. If this is not the case or proof cannot be supplied a supplementary form
is required, the processing can take up to 15 days and an additional fee of £11.05 will apply.
To prove residency in the UK for more than two years, applicants need to provide:
- Stamp of Indefinite stay issued over two years ago OR
- Utility bills pertaining to the current month and one dated at least two years back, but not older than 30 months.
Acceptable utility bills are: land line telephone, gas, electric, water, council tax bills. Bank statements and "mix and match" utility bills are not acceptable.
An original signed copy of the India Declaration Form. This form is available here
An Original signed copy of the India Authorisation Letter can be found here