Countries in the EU and EEA
The European Union (EU) and European Economic Area (EEA) - which countries are in the EU and EEA, the single market and free movement of goods, capital, services and people
Apply for a UK residence card
You can apply for a residence card if you’re from outside the EEA and living in the UK with a European partner or family member who's not British - eligibility, documents you must provide, how to apply, information about permanent residence
Existing UK residence documents for EU citizens
You can apply for a permanent residence document or registration certificate until 31 December 2020. You’ll still need to apply for settled status once the EU settlement scheme is open.
Apply for a permanent residence document or permanent residence card: form EEA (PR)
Form for an EEA or Swiss national, a non-EEA or non-Swiss family member of an EEA or Swiss national, to apply for a document certifying permanent residence or permanent residence card in UK.
Apply for a registration certificate or residence card for a family member: form EEA (FM)
Form for a family member of an EEA or Swiss national in the UK to apply for a registration certificate or residence card.
Guidance and regulation
- Entering the UK as the holder of an Article 10 residence card
- Free movement rights: family members of British citizens
News and communications
Research and statistics
- Review of the restrictions on Bulgaria and Romanian nationals
- Response to the Independent Chief Inspector's report on the Common Travel Area
- Transitional measures for nationals of member states that joined the EU in 2004
- Relaxing restrictions on employment to Bulgarian and Romanian nationals
Policy papers and consultations
- EU Settlement Scheme statement of intent
- Example case studies: EU citizens' rights in the UK
- The rights of European citizens and their spouses to come to the UK: Inspecting the application process and the tackling of abuse
- Response to report on European casework