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What visa have you been on?
How long have you been in the UK?
Did you already apply for ILR and this was refused because of a gap between visas of two months?
When did the 2 months gap occur please? Specifically, when did the gap in your legal right to remain cease?
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The UKBA a permitted to refuse an application for a ILR on the basis of a gap of length, so I should think the more prudent application would be for you to apply to extend your current visas. They will certainly reject an application for ILR because they have obvious grounds to under the Immigration Rules.
The gap where you visited Philippines recently would not itself prove a problem in applying for ILR when you have the requisite 5 years provided you have not spent more than 90 days outside the UK in any 12 month period.
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You will be eligible to apply for ILR when you have complete 5 years continuous residence from the date your visa following the gap, so I make that 5th February 2012 (assuming you otherwise meet the criteria for ILR).
You should therefore make your application shortly after this time but BEFORE your current visa expires.
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Its me again Rodin sorry for my late reply Iam on night duty so you mean to say I can apply for ILR before 5th of febuary 2012? I have the English test alreadyI passed it but not sure if that test has an expiry?
By my calculations you can will meet the 5 year criteria on 5th February 2012 and can apply then.
I must confess that I do not know whether the language test has an expiry, all of my cients have taken it immediately prior to applying. I shouldn't have thought so, on the basis that it is highly unlikely that a person's english skills would deterioate over that time.
You should check with the test provider.
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