Last Updated on February 23, 2023
- The deadline to apply for Settlement in the U.K. is June 30, 2021, and the applicant must have been living in the UK before Dec. 31, 2020.
- Family members are able to apply as well.
- Applications require valid documents to prove identity and proof of residence in the U.K.
- The application is submitted through the ‘EU Exit: ID Document Check” app.
- Successful applications will receive either settled or pre-settled status, depending how long the applicant has been living in the U.K. at the time of the application.
- It is free to apply to the EU Settlement Scheme in the U.K.
- If applicants submit an application and believe they should have received pre-settled status rather than settled, an additional application can be submitted for free.
EU, EEA or Swiss nationals living in the UK should seek the appropriate residence authorization under the EU Resettlement Scheme as soon as possible ahead of the approaching June 30 deadline. Please visit the Home Office’s website for more instructions.
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