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Hello and thank you for your question. You could retain the right of residence after your divorce if your wife was exercising treaty rights (eg was a worker) at the time of the divorce. You would then need to make an application for retained right of residence under reg 10 of the 2006 regulations and art. 13 (2) of the Citizens Directive.
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what are the chances of applying for an indefinate leave. Considering i'll need to prove that ive been with my wife for more that 3 years. shes not willing to help me in the process at all. and i know i'll need some information from her like her payslips to prove that she was working in the uk. what do you advise i do
I think it will prove difficult to get permanent residence as you will need to show 5 years residence in accordance with the regulations and retain the right of residence on expiry. If retaining on account of divorce you will need to show that you have been married for at least 3 years and spent at least 1 year in the UK. I would advise that you seek professional legal help with making the necessary applications. Please also click accept if satisfied with this answer.