What is the EU Settlement Scheme?
If you are an EU, EEA, or Swiss citizen you and your family members need to apply to the EU Settlement Scheme to continue living in the UK.
How to Apply to the EU Settlement Scheme
You need to complete a short 3 step online application form
You can either:
You will also have to upload a digital photo of yourself.
Proof of Residence
Prove your residence in the UK by providing your National Insurance number if you have one.
Complete the criminality check by declaring any criminal convictions. Only serious or persistent criminality will affect your application.
Successful applicants will get digital proof of their status through an online service.
Pre-Settled Status and Settled Status
If you receive pre-settled status, also known as limited leave to remain or enter, this means you can stay in the UK for a period of five years.
If you receive settled status, also known as indefinite leave to remain or enter, this means there is no time limit on how long you can stay in the UK.
Both pre-settled status and settled status allow you to continue to live, work and study in the UK.
You can apply to the EU Settlement Scheme now. The deadline is 30 June 2021.
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