Applying for Retained Right of Residence

16 minute read Last updated: 30th November 2019   If you previously had the right to reside in the UK as the family member of a national of the European Economic Area (EEA) or Switzerland but, for example, you are recently bereaved, divorced or your EEA national sponsor has left the UK, you will need […]

Family Permit UK (Help for Applicants)

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Non-EEA citizens who have European Economic Area (EEA) or Swiss relatives living in the UK may be eligible to apply for a family permit UK.  Currently, the two types of permit available are the EEA Family Permit and the EU Settlement Scheme Family Permit. For the EU Settlement Scheme family permit, you must be: A […]

Non-EU Family Members of EU Citizens in UK

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Immigration options for Non-EU Family Members of EU Citizens in UK Non-EU family members of EU citizens living in the UK may be able to join their relatives in Britain provided the eligibility requirements are met. UK immigration reform is imminent, with EU freedom of movement set to end and a new UK system scheduled […]

Residence Card UK – What Applicants Need to Know

Extended family members of EEA nationals are required to hold a UK residence card to prove their immigration status. A UK residence card is not however a mandatory requirement for direct family members of EEA nationals or Swiss nationals, however, it can help to evidence to employers that you have permission work in the UK, prove […]

How to Apply for an EEA Family Permit

The EEA Family Permit allows holders to enter the UK without restriction for a fixed period. Successful applicants can avoid delays at passport control or even the risk of refused entry. If you are not an EEA or Swiss national, but are related to one, the EEA Family Permit may be open to you if you […]

Form EEA FM (Apply for EEA Residence Card)

The European Economic Area Family Member (EEA FM) application form is for relatives of qualifying EEA nationals who wish to apply for a registration certificate as an EEA national or a residence card if a non-EEA national. A qualifying EEA national is a person who is or was in the UK working, seeking employment or […]