Settled Status vs Permanent Residence: What Is the Difference?

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Is settled status the same as permanent residence? EU settled status and UK permanent residence are not the same. Under the UK’s Brexit withdrawal arrangements, EU nationals residing in the UK by 31 December 2o20 – both with or without a permanent residence card – had until 30 June 2021 to secure their lawful status […]

Living in the UK with EU Settled Status

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With settled status in the UK, you can live, work and study here indefinitely, and you’re not longer subject to immigration restrictions when entering and leaving the country. It can also go someway to helping you feel settled that the UK is your home. Settled status also offers a path to British citizenship.  Since the […]

EUSS Family Permit for the UK

The EU Settlement Scheme EUSS family permit allows a close family member of an EU, EEA or Swiss citizen who was in the UK by 31 December 2021, to join that person in the UK for up to six months. The EEA includes the EU counties, together with Iceland, Lichtenstein and Norway. The close family […]

What is Pre Settled Status in the UK?

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The following guide looks at the meaning of pre settled status in the UK for citizens of the EU, European Economic Area (EEA) and Switzerland, including how you and your family members can apply for settled status having first been granted pre settled status under the current rules.   What is pre settled status UK? […]

Settled Status Requirements: Eligibility & Applications

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To be granted settled status under the EU settlement scheme, an applicant must satisfy specific settled status requirements. These vary depending on where you are from originally, how long you have been resident in the UK and your immigration status within the UK at the time of application. This guide sets out the settled status […]

Settled Status UK: EU Citizens Application Form FAQs

Settled Status UK EU Citizens Application Form

If you are considering making an application under the EU Settlement Scheme, the following guide will answer those all-important questions on how to complete the settled status UK EU citizens’ application form. The settlement scheme requires EU, EEA and Swiss citizens living in the UK, together with their eligible non-EEA family members, to protect their […]

End of EU Free Movement (Employer Planning Needed!)

Employers are urged to shift to emergency workforce planning mode following Home Secretary’s latest Brexit announcement to end of EU Free Movement abruptly. A no deal Brexit looks more likely than ever. While the leaked Yellowhammer report has given insight into central government’s extensive crisis preparations, this level of emergency planning is demonstrably not being […]

EU Settlement Scheme: Guidance for UK Employers

What does the EU Settlement Scheme mean for your organisation and its EEA employees? With the EU Settlement Scheme now open to all eligible EEA nationals and family members, many UK employers remain uncertain about what this means for their employees and their HR compliance, policies and processes. We’re hearing concerns about how best to […]

Appendix EU (Essential Overview)

Appendix EU of the UK Immigration Rules is the basis upon which an EEA citizen and their family members, and the family members of a qualifying British citizen, will be granted limited or indefinite leave to enter or remain in the UK after 30 June 2021. What is Appendix EU? Under the provisions of Appendix […]