Brexit: What is the EU Settlement Scheme and How to Apply?

Posted in : Immigration and Employment Updates on 11 February 2019
Conor McCrory
Cleaver Fulton Rankin
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Conor McCrory of Cleaver Fulton Rankin discusses the recently launched EU Settlement Scheme by the Home Office which is currently undergoing a pilot before the official launch date of 30 March 2019.

EU Settlement Scheme

Millions of EU citizens living in the UK will have until June 2021 to apply for ‘pre-settled’ or ‘settled status’ in the UK as the EU Settlement scheme is rolled out. The scheme was introduced because from 29 March 2019 the UK will no longer be an EU Member State. ‘Pre-settled’ status will apply to EU citizens who have been in the UK for less than 5 years. ‘Settled’ status will provide permanent residency for EU citizens who have lived in the UK for 5 or more continuous

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Conor McCrory
Cleaver Fulton Rankin

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