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HI I am trying to aplly for permanent resident card.I would like to know if unpaid maternity leave whilst still being in employment will count towards five years qualifying period for obtaining it.I've changed the employer whilst I was pregnant that's why I wasn't qualified for Statuatory Maternity Pay but was receiving Maternity Allowance and was still employed and went back after year to the same position.I haven't had any breaks in my employment otherwise and have been working continuosly for 6 years .I am Polish and have arrived here in 2009.Have been working since 02.2010 till 08.2011 for one employer and then started another job in 08.2011.I gave birth in January 2012 and been on unpaid maternity leave for one year then went back to work and still working for the same employer till now .I have my WRC registretion.Thank you.
Submitted: 9 months ago.
Category: Immigration Law
Expert:  Frantz I replied 9 months ago.

Hello

Thank you for your enquiry.

Continuity of residence is not broken for maternity leave not exceeding 12 months.

Customer: replied 9 months ago.
Do I need to prove that during this time I was still in Uk I was receiving Maternity Aloowance will it be enough evidence?Thank you
Expert:  Frantz I replied 9 months ago.

Yes you will need to provide evidence that you were on maternity.

Customer: replied 9 months ago.
Ok like letter from my employer? Will it be enough?
Expert:  Frantz I replied 9 months ago.

I am happy to answer further questions when previous have been rated.

Customer: replied 9 months ago.
I also have recived a a P60 for that year
Customer: replied 9 months ago.
Is there anything else I should provide?
Expert:  Frantz I replied 9 months ago.

I will address any further questions when you have rated for your original question.

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Expert:  Frantz I replied 9 months ago.

Evidence such as P60, letter from employer and any document showing maternity payments made to you.

Customer: replied 9 months ago.
But I was on unpaid maternity leave but still in employment only receving Maternity Allowance would it be ok?
Does it matter if it is paid on unpaid maternity leave Thank you very much if you could answer please
Expert:  Frantz I replied 9 months ago.

It doesnt matter whether you were on unpaid maternity leave or not. You just need evidence to confirm you were on maternity for no more than 12 months.

Customer: replied 9 months ago.
Ok that's great then Thank you so much ��
Expert:  Frantz I replied 9 months ago.

Thank you.

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