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 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 […]

Appendix EU (Essential Overview)

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8 minute read Last updated: 27th November 2019   Appendix EU of the UK Immigration Rules forms 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. These provisions are designed […]

Home Office Settled Status – EU Citizens’ Rights in the UK

Home Office settled status was introduced by the UK government to prepare for Britain’s departure from the European Union and the end of EU freedom of movement. Under the EU settlement scheme, EU citizens currently in the UK are required to register via a Home Office application to confirm their continued right to live, work […]

Settled Status Application (How to Make Yours!)

How to make a settled status application Under the EU Settlement Scheme, EU citizens currently living in the UK are required to apply for settled status to allow them to continue living and working indefinitely in the UK post-Brexit. The deadline to make a settled status application will be 30 June 2021 if the UL […]

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 […]

How to Apply for Settled Status in the UK

If you are an EU citizen, or a citizen from the European Economic Area (EEA) or Switzerland, you and your family can apply for settled status in the UK in order to continue living lawfully in the UK after 30 June 2021. The EU settlement scheme is now open and is free of charge to […]

Settled Status UK: EU Citizens Application Form FAQs

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 […]

What is Pre Settled Status in the UK?

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? When […]