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ECAA 3

Turkish
De pe ndant

Version 12/2007

APPLICATION FOR AN EXTENSION


OF STAY IN THE UK
AS A DEPENDANT OF A TURKISH
NATIONAL WHO HAS LEAVE TO ENTER
OR REMAIN AS A BUSINESSPERSON OR
AS A WORKER

There is no fee for an application on this form.

TH E A D D RE SS T O WHI C H YOU M UST P OS T


Y O U R AP P L I CA T I O N O N F O R M EC A A 3 IS :

Border and Immigration Agency


Turkish ECAA Team (ECAA 3)
PO Box 4160
Sheffield
S1 9DZ
This form is
to be used for
applications
made on or after
BUILDING A SAFE, JUST AND TOLERANT SOCIETY 17 December 2007
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APPLYING ON FORM ECAA 3 : GUIDANCE NOTES
1 FOR WHICH APPLICATIONS MUST YOU USE FORM Use a black pen to complete the form - and capital letters for
ECAA 3? names, addresses and similar details.

This form is to be used only to apply for an extension of stay in Complete all sections, including the Personal History section.
the UK as the dependant of a Turkish national who already has
leave to enter or remain in the UK as a businessperson or a Section 1 This is where you give your own details. Leave a
worker under the ECAA with Turkey. space between each name or part of the address(es) required
in this section (do the same where names and addresses are
However, if your Turkish national family member is now apply- required in other sections).
ing for an extension of stay or indefinite leave to remain (indef-
inite leave to remain applies to businesspersons only), he or Sections 1 and 2 You must provide the photographs of yourself
she should include you and any other eligible dependants in and any dependants included in the application. Use one sta-
his or her own application on form ECAA 1 or ECAA 2. Form ple or paper clip in each person’s case to attach them to the
ECAA 3 is only to be used if, for whatever reason, dependants spaces provided. Do not use glue or any other sticky adhesive.
are having to apply separately for an extension of stay in line See part 7 of these notes for more guidance on photographs.
with the family member who has already been granted leave
as a businessperson or a worker. Form FLR(O) should be used All sections If you are at present unable to provide any of the
by dependants applying separately for indefinite leave to information or details requested in any of the sections, please
remain on that basis. explain the reasons in a letter with the application form. If you
need help with any of the questions, you can seek advice by
You and any dependants included in the application must be in telephoning 0870 606 7766.
the UK to apply.
Section 6 This section lists the documents and photographs
2 QUALIFYING FOR AN EXTENSION OF STAY which you have to provide. If you can’t provide any of the
documents specified in the application form, please explain
To qualify for an extension of stay, the person of whom you are why in a letter with the form and say when you will be able to
a dependant must have existing leave to enter or remain under provide them. See part 8 below for more guidance on docu-
the Turkish ECAA, and you must prove that you and any other ments.
dependants included in the application are related to him or
her as claimed.In addition, if you are the dependant of a busi- Section 7 Sign and date the declaration. If you don’t, the appli-
nessperson, you will need to show that the profits of the busi- cation will be incomplete.
ness are sufficient to support you. The published policy on
businesspersons is in Chapter 6 Section 6 of the Immigration 7 PHOTOGRAPHS
Directorate Instructions and on ‘Turkish Workers’ in Chapter 5
Section 10 which are on the ‘Law and Policy’ pages on our You must provide the following photographs:
website at www.bia.homeoffice.gov.uk
Two identical passport-size photographs of yourself with your
3 WHO CAN APPLY ON THIS FORM? name written on the back of each photograph.

Two identical passport-size photographs of any dependants


Only the partner and/or children under 18 of the businessper- included in the application with their names written on the
son/worker. back of each photograph.

Unless otherwise stated, the word “partner” in these guidance The photographs should be in colour, recent (within the last
notes means a spouse, civil partner, unmarried or same sex month), and approximately 45 millimetres high and 35 mil-
partner. limetres wide, the size of a passport photo.

4 WHEN TO APPLY Each photograph must show the individual’s full face clearly
against a light background. Sunglasses are not acceptable.
You should apply before the end of your authorised stay in the Nor is any head covering unless this has to be worn for reli-
UK. gious or cultural reasons. But if the covering conceals the face,
this will not be acceptable.
5 MAKING SURE YOUR APPLICATION IS COMPLETE
If the application(s) is/are successful, the photographs provid-
Your application will be delayed if it is incomplete. To make ed will be reproduced in your passport and those of any other
sure it is complete, you need to do the following: dependants included in the application.
make it on the current version of form ECAA 3 8 DOCUMENTS
provide all the photographs of yourself and any dependants
included in the application as specified in the form Documents provided with the application must be originals.

provide all documents specified in the form Exceptionally, a certified copy may be acceptable. The copy
must be certified by the body or authority which issued the
complete all sections of the form as required original (for example, a copy of a savings book certified by the
building society or bank), or by a notary. The reasons for pro-
sign and date the declaration in the form
viding a certified copy rather than the original document must
be explained in a covering letter.
6 COMPLETING THE FORM

Please note the following guidance and information when you


complete the form.
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APPLYING ON FORM ECAA 3 : GUIDANCE NOTES
Generally speaking, it is unlikely that we will be able to grant 14 OTHER TELEPHONE ENQUIRIES
your application without seeing the original documents.
For enquiries other than obtaining an application form, call
9 APPLYING BY POST - THE ADDRESS 0870 606 7766.

The postal address for an application on form ECAA 3 is: We also have the following freephone textphone number:
0800 38 98 28 9.
Border and Immigration Agency
Turkish ECAA Team (ECAA 3) 15 CHOOSING AN IMMIGRATION ADVISER
PO Box 4160
Sheffield If you engage an immigration adviser, take care in choosing
S1 9DZ one. The Office of the Immigration Services Commissioner
(OISC) regulates immigration advisers. Their website at
Posting it to any other address will delay it. If you use www.oisc.gov.uk contains a list of authorised advisers and has
Recorded or Special Delivery, this will help us to record the links to websites for solicitors, barristers and legal executives.
receipt of your application. Please make sure that you keep If you have a complaint about an immigration adviser or need
the Recorded or Special Delivery number. other information, the OISC contact details are:

We will return your passport(s) and other documents by Office of the Immigration Services Commissioner
Recorded Delivery. If you would like them to be returned by 5th Floor,
Special Delivery, you must provide a prepaid Special Delivery Counting House
envelope big enough for the documents to be returned. 53 Tooley Street
London
10 APPLYING IN PERSON SE1 2QN

We do not provide a same-day service at our Public Enquiry Telephone: 0845 000 0046
Offices for applications made on form ECAA 3.
Alternatively, the Law Society, which regulates solicitors in
11 DECISION TIMES England and Wales, can help you find a solicitor. You can con-
tact them on 0870 606 6575 or visit their website at www.law-
We aim to decide applications as soon as possible. For service society.org.uk
standards for deciding non-charged postal applications,
please see our website. To complain about a solicitor, call the Law Society’s Consumer
Complaints Service helpline on 0845 608 6565 or write to
12 CONTACTING US AFTER YOU HAVE APPLIED them at:

If you need to contact us after you have applied, you should do The Law Society
so as instructed below. Victoria Court
8 Dormer Place
To send us more information about your application, write to Leamington Spa
the address to which you posted your application as given in Warwickshire
part 9 of these notes and give the following details in your let- CV32 5AE
ter:
16 COMPLAINTS ABOUT OUR SERVICE
the applicant’s full name, date of birth and nationality
If you need advice on how to make a complaint about our serv-
any Recorded or Special Delivery number ice, call 0870 241 6523 or visit our website. You may com-
plain in writing to:
the date on which the application was posted
BIA Customer Focus Team
the Home Office reference number, if you have one. PO Box 1384
Croydon
If you need your passport because you have to travel urgently CR9 3YJ
and unexpectedly, call 0870 606 7766 and give the personal
and other details listed immediately above. Or by email to: bia.cu@homeoffice.gsi.gov.uk

Your application will be treated as withdrawn if your passport 17 DATA PROTECTION NOTICE
is returned for travel abroad before your application can be
decided. We will treat all information provided by you in confidence but
may disclose it to other government departments, agencies,
13 OBTAINING APPLICATION FORMS local authorities, the police, foreign governments and other
bodies for immigration purposes or to enable them to perform
You can obtain application forms from our Application Forms their functions.
Unit on 0870 241 0645 or from our website.
We may also use the information provided by you for training
purposes.

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ECAA 3
Turkish
Dependant
SECTION 1 - APPLICANT’S DETAILS
Attach two identical
photographs 1.1 Your title - please tick
Mr Mrs Miss Ms Other
of you (the applicant)
here with staple If other, what is your title?
or paper clip

1.2 Your date of birth Your gender - please tick


Do not use glue or Day Month Year Male Female
other sticky adhesive

1.3 Your full name as in your passport

1.4 Surname or family name

1.5 Any other name(s) by which you are or have been known

1.6 Nationality

1.7 Passport number 1.8 Home Office reference if you have one

1.9 National insurance number if you have one

1.10 Your UK address - please inform us immediately if this changes

Post code
1.11 Your daytime telephone number Your mobile telephone number if you have one

1.12 Your e-mail address if you have one

1.13 Name & address for returning documents and letters about your application if different from 1.10

Post code

1.14 If you have completed 1.13 and the address is that of your immigration adviser, please state their Office of the Immigration
Services Commissioner (OISC) number

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SECTION 2 - DEPENDANTS INCLUDED IN YOUR APPLICATION

If you have any children under 18 living with you in the UK and you wish to include them in this application, this is where
you give their details. If more than 4 children are applying, please give their details, with photographs, on a copy of this
page and enclose it with this form.

Child’s full name

Attach two identical


photographs
of your child
here with staple Nationality
or paper clip

Do not use glue or Date of birth Gender -please tick Relationship to you -
other sticky adhesive Day Month Year Male Female please tick
Son Daughter

Child’s full name

Attach two identical


photographs
of your child
here with staple Nationality
or paper clip

Do not use glue or Date of birth Gender -please tick Relationship to you -
other sticky adhesive Day Month Year Male Female please tick
Son Daughter

Child’s full name

Attach two identical


photographs
of your child
here with staple Nationality
or paper clip

Do not use glue or Date of birth Gender -please tick Relationship to you -
other sticky adhesive Day Month Year Male Female please tick
Son Daughter

Child’s full name

Attach two identical


photographs
of your child
here with staple Nationality
or paper clip

Do not use glue or Date of birth Gender -please tick Relationship to you -
other sticky adhesive Day Month Year Male Female please tick
Son Daughter

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SECTION 3 - THE PERSON OF WHOM YOU ARE A DEPENDANT

This is where you give details of the the family member who has been granted leave to enter or remain in the UK as a
businessperson or worker.

3.1 Full name of the person who has leave to enter or remain as a businessperson or worker.

3.2 Nationality

3.3 Date of birth Day Month Year

3.4 Gender -please tick Male Female

3.5 Your relationship to the person named above

3.6 Date until which he or she has leave to enter or remain

3.7 Home Office reference if they have one

SECTION 4 - THE BASIS OF YOUR APPLICATION


Tick a box below to show whether you are applying for an extension of stay as someone who wishes to switch to being a
dependant of a Turkish businessperson or worker, or as someone who has already been granted leave to enter or remain
in that capacity.

Extension of stay - switching I entered the UK/was previously granted an extension of stay in a capacity other than as
the dependant of a Turkish businessperson or worker and I now wish to switch into this category and am applying for an
extension of stay

Extension of stay - already in this category I entered the UK/was previously granted an extension of stay as a
dependant of a Turkish businessperson or worker and am now applying for a further extension of stay in this category.

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SECTION 5 - PERSONAL HISTORY

You must answer all the questions in this section on behalf of yourself and any dependants included in this application.
It is an offence under Section 26(1)(c) of the Immigration Act 1971 to make a statement or representation which you
know to be false or do not believe to be true. Information given will be checked with other agencies.

5.1 Do you or any dependants included in this application have any criminal convictions in the UK or Y es No
any other country (including traffic offences) or any civil judgments made against you?

If you have answered yes to question 5.1 above please give details below for each criminal conviction and/or civil judgment, start-
ing with the most recent one - but first see Note 1 about criminal convictions. If you or any dependants included in this application
have received more than two convictions and/or civil judgments, give details on a copy of this page and enclose it with this form.

Note 1 Convictions spent under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 need not be disclosed. More information about the Act
is given towards the end of this section.

Name of person convicted or against whom a civil judgment was made

Nature of the criminal offence or the civil action (give details on a separate sheet and enclose it with this form if you need more space)

Details of the sentence or civil judgment (give details on separate sheet if you need more space) Date of sentence/judgment

Country where the sentence was passed or the civil judgment was made

Name of person convicted or against whom a civil judgment was made

Nature of the criminal offence or civil action (give details on separate sheet and enclose it with this form if you need more space)

Details of the sentence or civil judgment (give details on separate sheet if you need more space) Date of sentence/judgment

Country where the sentence was passed or the civil judgment was made

For help in answering the questions below, please see the definitions on the next page.

5.2 Have you or any dependants included in this application ever been charged in any country Yes No
with a criminal offence for which you have not yet been tried in court?

5.3 In times of either peace or war have you or any dependants included in this application ever Yes No
been involved, or suspected of involvement, in war crimes, crimes against humanity or geno-
cide?

5.4 Have you or any dependants included in this application ever been involved in, supported or Yes No
encouraged terrorist activities in any country?

5.5 Have you or any dependants included in this application ever been a member of, or given sup- Yes No
port to, an organisation which has been concerned in terrorism?

5.6 Have you or any dependants included in this application ever, by any means or medium, Yes No
expressed views that justify or glorify terrorist violence or that may encourage others to ter-
rorist acts or other serious criminal acts?

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SECTION 5 - PERSONAL HISTORY

5.7 Have you or any dependants included in this application ever engaged in any other activities Yes No
which might indicate that you may not be considered to be persons of good character?

If you have answered yes to question 5.2, 5.3, 5.4, 5.5, 5.6 or 5.7 above please give further details in the space provided below. If
you need more space, continue on a separate sheet.

REHABILITATION OF OFFENDERS ACT 1974

The Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 enables criminal convictions to become 'spent' or ignored after a 'rehabilitation period'.
The length of the rehabilitation period depends on the sentence given. For a custodial (prison) sentence the rehabilitation period is
decided by the original sentence, not the time served. Prison sentences of more than two and a half years can never become spent
and should always be disclosed. Further information on rehabilitation periods can be found at Nacro's Resettlement Plus Helpline
on 020 7840 6464 or by obtaining a free copy of their leaflet on 020 7840 6427.

DEFINITIONS

For the purposes of answering questions 5.3 to 5.7, the following information provides guidance on actions which may constitute
war crimes, crimes against humanity, genocide, or terrorist activities.

This guidance is not exhaustive. The full definitions of war crimes, crimes against humanity and genocide can be found in Schedule
8 of the International Criminal Court Act 2001 at www.opsi.gov.uk/acts/acts2001/20010017.htm or purchased from The
Stationery Office (telephone 0870 600 5522). It is your responsibility to satisfy yourself that you are familiar with the definitions
and can answer the questions accurately on behalf of yourself and any dependants included in the application.

War crimes
Grave breaches of the Geneva Conventions committed during an armed conflict. This includes an internal armed conflict and an
international armed conflict. The types of acts that may constitute a war crime include wilful killing, torture, extensive destruction
of property not justified by military necessity, unlawful deportation, the intentional targeting of civilians and the taking of hostages.

Crimes against humanity


Acts committed at any time (not just during armed conflict) as part of a widespread or systematic attack, directed against any civil-
ian population with knowledge of the attack. This would include offences such as murder, torture, rape, severe deprivation of liber-
ty in violation of fundamental rules of international law and enforced disappearance of persons.

Genocide
Acts committed with intent to destroy, in whole or in part, a national, ethnical, racial or religious group.

Terrorist activities
Any act committed, or the threat of action, designed to influence a government or intimidate the public and made for the purposes
of advancing a political, religious or ideological cause and that involves serious violence against a person; that may endanger anoth-
er person’s life; creates a serious risk to the health or safety of the public; involves serious damage to property; is designed to seri-
ously disrupt or interfere with an electronic system.

Organisations concerned in terrorism


An organisation is concerned in terrorism if it commits or participates in acts of terrorism; prepares for terrorism; promotes or
encourages terrorism (including the unlawful glorification of terrorism); or is otherwise concerned in terrorism.

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SECTION 6 - DOCUMENTS AND PHOTOGRAPHS

For your application to be complete, you must provide the documents and photographs listed in this section which are rel-
evant to your application. Tick the boxes next to the relevant items to show the documents and photographs you are pro-
viding.
Attach all photographs to the spaces in sections 1 and 2 of the form as instructed there.

Two recent passport-size photographs of yourself with your name written on the back of each photograph. Please
see the guidance notes for information on what types of photograph are acceptable.

Two recent passport-size photographs of each dependant included in section 2 and applying for an extension of
stay with you, with their name written on the back of the photographs.

Your current passport. If you last entered the UK on a previous passport, please also provide this document if you have
it.

The current passport(s) of each dependant included in section 2 and applying for an extension of stay. If they last
entered the UK on previous passport(s), please also provide these documents if you have them.

Your police registration certificate if you have been asked to register with the police.

The police registration certificate(s) for each dependant included in section 2 and applying for an extension of
stay with you if they have been asked to register with the police.

The current passport of the family member who has leave to enter or remain as a businessperson or worker.

Document(s) confirming your relationship to the family member, such as a full marriage certificate if you are
his or her spouse, or a full birth certificate if you are his or her child.

Document(s) confirming the relationship of any other dependants included in the application to the family
member, such as a full birth certificate.

If you are a child under 18 of the family member and your other parent is not in the UK, document(s) con-
firming that your parent in the UK has sole responsibility for you, such as a legal or other formal document .

If applying as the dependant of a businessperson, documents confirming that the profits of the business are suffi-
cient to support you.

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SECTION 7 - DECLARATION

You must now read the declaration below and sign it. This must be signed by you (the applicant) and not be a
representative or other person acting on your behalf. If you are under 18, your parent or guardian may sign.

I hereby apply for an extension of stay in the UK for myself and any dependants listed in this form. The infor-
mation I have given in this form is complete and is true to the best of my knowledge. I also declare that the
photographs submitted with this form are a true likeness of myself and any dependants included in the appli-
cation, as named on the back of each photograph.

I confirm that if, before this application is decided, there is a material change in my circumstances or new
information relevant to this application becomes available, I will inform the Home Office.

I understand that all information provided by me to the Home Office will be treated in confidence but that it
may be disclosed to other government departments, agencies, local authorities, the police, foreign govern-
ments and other bodies for immigration purposes or to enable them to perform their functions.

I understand that documents provided in support of this application will be checked for authenticity. False
documents will be retained and may result in my application being refused and my case being referred to
the Border and Immigration Agency and other relevant authorities for the purposes of my prosecution and
subsequent removal from the United Kingdom.

I understand that the Home Office may use the information provided by me for training purposes.

I am aware that it is an offence under the Immigration Act 1971, as amended by the Immigration and
Asylum Act 1999 and the Nationality, Immigration and Asylum Act 2002, to make to a person acting in exe-
cution of any of those Acts a statement or representation which I know to be false or do not believe to be
true, or to obtain or to seek to obtain leave to remain in the UK by means which include deception.

Signed Date

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DOCUMENT CHECKLIST

Please complete this part of the form. It will help us to make sure that we have received the documents you supplied and to keep
a record of them while they are in our possession. The list is a standard one covering important documents which are common to
most application types. Please state how many of each of the following you have provided.

Passports Police registration Birth Marriage or civil Driving Other


certificates certificates partnership cer- licences (please list
tificates below)

Marriage certifi-
cates

FOR OFFICIAL USE ONLY

Passports Police registration Birth Marriage or civil Driving Other


certificates certificates partnership cer- licences
tificates

Signed Date

APPLICANT’S CHECKLIST
To ensure that your application is complete, please make the following checks before posting it. Tick each box
that is relevant to your application.

Is ECAA 3 the right form for you and is Have you ticked a box in Have you completed all
it valid for use? See date on front section 4 to show the relevant sections of the
page. basis of your application? form as specified?

Have you sent the documents and photographs specified in section 6 as listed below?

Current passport(s) Photographs Police registration All other relevant doc-


certificate(s) uments specified in
section 6

Have you, or you parent/guardian if you are under If you are unable to send us any of the documents
18, signed and dated the declaration in section 7? specified in section 6 which are relevant to your
application, have you given an explanation and said
when you will be able to send them?

Finally, please make sure that the application is addressed exactly as shown below.

Border and Immigration Agency


Turkish ECAA Team (ECAA 3)
PO Box 4160
Sheffield
S1 9DZ
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