Permanent Residence Permit (PRP)

This permit allows permanent residence in the Falkland Islands, free from immigration restrictions. It requires prospective applicants meet essential criteria and achieve sufficient points through a points-based assessment.

The essential criteria include:

  • residency in the Falkland Islands for a minimum of 3 years for the applicant and any  dependents included in the application
  • criminal record checks for the previous 5 years to demonstrate good character
  • sufficiently good command of the English language
  • satisfactory accommodation evidenced
  • health assessments for applicants and all dependents to ensure they are not or not likely to become a substantial charge on public funds because of their healthcare needs
  • educational assessments for all dependents under 16 years to ensure they are not or not likely to become a substantial charge on public funds because of their educational needs

The points-based assessment:

The points system awards points for a varied range of factors including, but not limited to – employment, income, work experience, educational and professional qualifications, assets, age, and community engagement.

 

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PRP General Guidance - 1 September 2021
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