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Eligibility and assessment

Residency and evidence factsheet


To be eligible for an Advanced Learner Loan (ALL), learners must meet certain residency criteria. They must also supply evidence to support their residency status. We will tell them what evidence they need to send in.

Learners should post the evidence we ask for to: 

Advanced Learner Loan
PO Box 302
Darlington DL1 9NQ

They should always include their Customer Reference Number (CRN) with any correspondence they send us.

Learners fall into 2 main categories:

  1. UK national

  2. RoW national
    • spouse of a UK national
    • EU national
    • family member of an EEA national
    • child of a Swiss national
    • child of a Turkish worker
    • EEA migrant worker
    • indefinite leave to remain (ILR)
    • refugee status
    • limited leave to remain – humanitarian protection
    • right of permanent residence
    • family reunion visa

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