When can you apply for settlement in the UK?

Until when can I apply for settled status in UK?

Your spouse or civil partner can apply until 31 December 2025 to join or remain with you in the UK if both of the following apply: your relationship with them began after 31 December 2020 but by 31 December 2025.

How do you qualify for settled status UK?

To get settled status, you only need evidence for 6 months out of every 12 months for 5 years in a row. It doesn’t have to be the last 5 years. You can provide evidence for a different 5-year period – as long as you haven’t lived outside the UK for 5 years in a row since then.

Until when can you apply for settled status?

The deadline for applying for most people was 30 June 2021. You can still apply if that deadline did not apply to you, or you have ‘reasonable grounds’ for not applying by the deadline. If you’re applying for yourself and your children, make your own application first.

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Can I apply for EU settlement after 30 June?

You can apply late to the EU Settlement Scheme using the same online application form that individuals used to apply before 30 June 2021. You can apply to the EU Settlement Scheme here. You will need to prove your identity and nationality first; you can do so here.

Can you still apply for settled status after June 2021?

The deadline for most people to apply to the EU Settlement Scheme was 30 June 2021. You can still apply if either: the deadline for you to apply is after 30 June 2021. you have ‘reasonable grounds’ for why you did not apply by the deadline.

Can I apply for settled status before 5 years?

If you reached 5 years continuous residence by 31 December 2020, you can apply for settled status. You will not need pre-settled status first. Your application for settled status must be undertaken before 30 June 2021. After 1 July 2021 it is no longer possible to reapply to the EU Settlement Scheme.

Who is eligible to apply for settled status?

To apply, you need to be an EU citizen or a non-EU family member of an EU citizen and you need to be living in the UK by 31 December 2020. If you have been living in the UK for more than five continuous years at the point when you apply then you will be eligible for settled status.

How do I prove my settlement status to employer?

Prove your right to work to an employer

  1. your biometric residence permit number.
  2. your biometric residence card number.
  3. your passport or national identity card.
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Do I need to apply for settlement status?

If you applied to the EU Settlement Scheme and were given pre-settled status, you need to apply for settled status before your pre-settled status expires. Settled status will let you stay in the UK for as long as you like. You can usually apply for citizenship once you’ve had settled status for 12 months.

What if I don’t have settled status?

There will also be people who made an application on time but have not received a decision by 30 June 2021. In those cases, if applicants cannot demonstrate they have a ‘right to reside’, they will lose their rights immediately, even if their application is valid.

Can I apply for pre settled status outside UK?

You can apply for status under the EU Settlement Scheme from outside the UK. You must use the EU Exit: ID Document Check app to verify that you’re entitled to apply from outside the UK. If you’re an EU, EEA or Swiss citizen, you must use your current valid passport or national identity card with a biometric chip.

Can I move to UK after Brexit?

EU citizens moving to the UK after Brexit

For a transitional period after Brexit on 31 January 2020 until 31 December 2020, law abiding EU citizens and their family members will be able to move to the UK and live, study, work and access benefits and services as they do now [footnote3].

Can I work in the UK after Brexit?

Applying for settled status after more than 5 years in the UK. If you have lived in the UK for more than 5 years, you can apply to the British government for settled status. This gives people the right to live and work in the UK. It also gives you the right to accrue state pension and to access public services.

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Can I apply for pre-settled status after 31 December?

Adult family members who join their European sponsor after 31 December 2020 will get pre-Settled Status irrespective of whether the European sponsor has pre-Settled or Settled Status.