Settled Status vs Permanent Residence: What Is the Difference?

EU settled status and UK permanent residence are not the same. EU nationals currently in the UK and wising to remain lawfully in Britain beyond 30 June 2021 will need to take steps to secure their status. The following guide looks at the difference between settled status and permanent residence, and the impact of your […]

Permanent Residence UK | How To Apply

permanent residence - essential guide

Permanent residence EU citizens may be eligible to apply for permanent residence where they can show they have been exercising their Treaty Rights for five continuous years in the UK. While EU nationals are now required to register under the EU settlement scheme to retain their rights in the UK after Brexit, permanent residence remains […]

EEA Residence Card

An EEA residence card proves your enduring right to reside in the UK. When the UK formally departs from the EU, the continuing rights of EEA nationals residing in the UK are, at this stage, unclear. Many EEA citizens are making permanent residence applications now in anticipation that this proof of permanent residence will be […]

EEA PR (Apply for Permanent Residence)

Since this article was published, the UK has introduced a new requirement on EEA nationals in the UK. To retain existing rights after Brexit, EU citizens must register under the EU settlement scheme before the UK leaves the European Union. You can apply to become a British citizen after 12 months with settled status. Contact […]

Permanent Residence Card UK (How to Apply!)

EU nationals looking to apply to naturalise as British citizens must be able to provide documentary proof that they have attained permanent residency status in the UK. This is evidenced with a permanent residence card. If you are an EEA national and have lived in the UK continuously and lawfully while¬† exercising your Treaty rights […]

Applying for a Permanent Residence Card

EEA nationals may be eligible to apply for a permanent resident card once they have been resident in the UK for a period of 5 continuous years. To apply for permanent residence, applicants must be able to evidence they have been exercising their Treaty rights throughout their qualifying period. The permanent resident card entitles the […]

How to Complete Form EEA EFM

The EEA EFM form may be used by extended family members of an EEA national wishing to apply for a registration certificate if they are an EEA national, or a residence card if a non-EEA national. Extended family members include partners who are neither married to nor civil partners of the EEA national, but are […]

Permanent Residence Form (EU Citizen Guide)

If you are unsure about your immigration options as an EEA national in the UK, and whether to complete the permanent residence form or to register under the EU settled status scheme, speak to our legal advisers. Applying for permanent residence can be a daunting process. The permanent residence form EEA (PR) is long and […]

How to Complete the EEA PR Form

If you are unsure about your immigration options as an EEA national in the UK, and whether to complete the EEA PR Form or to register under the EU settled status scheme, speak to our legal advisers. The EEA PR form is used to apply for a document that certifies UK permanent residence status if […]

UK Permanent Resident (Reasons for Applying!)

Holding UK permanent resident status Holding the status of UK permanent resident means that, as a non-UK citizen, you have the right to live permanently in the UK, without having to exercise your Treaty rights. Permanent residence refers to your residence status and does not affect your citizenship. If you apply for UK permanent residence […]