Dear Sir/ Madam
I am 81 years old and my wife 77 We came to the UK 4/11/2014
I have got the residency as refugee on 20/05/2015
I am wondering if I can apply for Indefinite Leave to Remain in the UK now and how long will take
Many thanks

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Hi, thank you for your question. 
 
In order to qualify for Indefinite Leave to Remain (ILR) on the basis of refugee status or humanitarian protection, an applicant should have held a residence permit (as a person with refugee status or humanitarian protection) for a continuous period of five years in the UK. 
 
Based on the information that you have provided, you will not be eligible to apply for ILR until you have completed 5 continuous years in May of 2020. 
 
I hope that you have found this helpful, please feel free to get in touch or book a consultation for further information. 
 
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