Home Office confirms that official EEA series application forms are not mandatory

In a useful policy document explaining internal processes within the UK Visas and Immigration department of the Home Office, it is confirmed that applicants for EU free movement documents such as residence certificates and residence cards do NOT have to use the forms provided by the Home Office. The guidance document is addressed to Home Office caseworkers and tells us how they will process applications. The news that the forms are optional may come as quite a relief to those faced with the 85 page EEA(PR) or, even worse, the mammoth EEA(FM) I covered previously:¬†UK blatantly obstructing EU free movement rights with red tape. Since that post, a new version … Continue reading Home Office confirms that official EEA series application forms are not mandatory