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Settlement checking service

If you are applying for Settlement in the UK as the husband, wife or partner of a British citizen or someone who is settled here we can:

  • check that your application form has been filled in correctly
  • copy and certify your original documents
  • send it for you to the Home Office by secure mail

Authorised by the OISC. Ref no F200600150


Booking an appointment for the Settlement checking service: 

If you would like to book an appointment, please call 0113 378 9663.

Our opening hours are:

Monday to Thursday 8:30 am to 4:30pm
Friday 9:30am to 4:30pm​​​​​

You can email us at


Click to expandWho can use the service?

You can only use the settlement checking service if you are applying on form SET(M) for settlement in the UK as the husband, wife, civil partner or unmarried/same-sex partner of a British citizen or someone who is settled here.

Link to GOV.UK where you can download the form and guidance notes

Click to expandWhat does it cost and how do I pay?

It is £115 per adult application.

You will need to pay the checking fee when making your appointment. This is a non-refundable fee.

In addition to our checking fee you will also need to pay the Home Office for processing your application. We will forward your payment to the Home Office with your application.

Home Office fees may be paid by a credit/debit card or a cheque made payable to 'The Home Office Leave to Remain'. We cannot send cash to the Home Office.​​

Click to expandWhere will my appointment be?

Leeds Register Office
City Centre One Stop
2 Great George Street
LS2 8BA​

Click to expandHow can I get more advice about settlement?

We cannot provide advice on settlement matters. You should contact the Immigration Enquiry Bureau on 0870 606 7766. Lines are open from 9am to 4:45pm Monday to Thursday and 9am to 4:30pm Friday (excluding public holidays).​​​

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