Guide: How to apply for “settled status” for EU citizens

Settled status is the immigration status that EU citizens need to apply for to remain legally resident in the UK after Brexit. The deadline for applying is 31 December 2020 if the United Kingdom leaves the EU with no deal and 30 June 2021 if there is a deal. The Home Office has set up a special application scheme called the EU Settlement Scheme to process all the applications. EU citizens who can prove they have lived in the UK for five years will be granted settled status and others will be granted pre-settled status. Applications can be very straightforward and simple but become more complex where the applicant has … Continue reading Guide: How to apply for “settled status” for EU citizens