I was granted leave to remain until 31 May 2020 under the coronavirus transitional provisions. I still can’t return home; am I in the UK illegally?

The Home Office have confirmed that overseas nationals who cannot return home due to the coronavirus pandemic are able to extend their visa until 31 July 2020. If your leave to remain was extended to 31 May 2020 via the coronavirus transitional provisions, it will be automatically extended to 31 July 2020.

You will be expected to return to your home country as soon as it is safe and possible to do so. Please speak with one of our experts to discuss your options if you would like to remain in the UK.