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I am a bourn in UK citizen Married to my wife from Thailand

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I am a bourn in UK citizen Married to my wife from Thailand Have 6 year old son bourn in UK my wifes second 3 year leave to remain Visor is expiring in July 2015 can we now apply for a uk citizenship
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Immigration Law
Expert:  UKSolicitorJA replied 2 years ago.
Hello,
How long has your wife been in the UK and does she have ILR?
Customer: replied 2 years ago.

she has been in uk for 10 years came initially on a vacation visa got pregnant in uk had child applied for leave to remain in uk refused initially but granted at appeal hearing issued initial 3 year leave to remain then applied again once first leave to remain was due to expire ths was granted via mail so have now had this same visa for 6 years what should we do next

Expert:  UKSolicitorJA replied 2 years ago.
It seems that she was issued with discretionary leave to remain.
As she has been here for 6 years on this visa status, she should now apply for indefinite leave to remain using form SET(O): https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/396798/SET_O__Version_10-14_20_1_15.pdf
Once she receives ILR, she may immediately apply for naturalisation as a British Citizen using form AN:
https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/318568/2902467-_Form_AN_v1_0.pdf
Hope this helps