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EU Settlement Scheme

EU citizens and their families who want to stay here after June 2021 have to apply for settled status or pre-settled status to secure their rights to live, work and use public services in the UK.

The deadline for applying is 30 June 2021. You must apply online (using a PC, laptop, Android device or iPhone) on the GOV.UK website. There is no charge and you must:

  • prove your identity
  • prove your residence in the UK
  • declare any criminal convictions that need to be disclosed


The EU Settlement Resolution Centre offer telephone support:

  • Monday to Friday, 8am to 8pm or on weekends, 9.30am to 4.30pm
    call 0300 123 7379

The Citizens Advice Bureau also offer the EU Citizens Support helpline service:

  • Mondays and Fridays, 9am to 1pm or on Wednesdays, 1pm to 5pm
    call 0800 916 9847

You can also get advice and assistance from the Citizens Rights Project, who can offer support in different languages:

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