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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.

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Application for a document certifying permanent residence or permanent residence card: form EEA (PR)

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EEA(PR): guidance notes

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You can now apply online. The online form will ask questions that are relevant to you based on the information you enter. You can edit and download the application before it is submitted. If you need digital help completing your online application, you can use our assisted digital service.

You can use form EEA (PR) to apply for, replace or renew a document certifying permanent residence or a permanent residence card.

You should also read the guidance notes for detailed information on what to submit with your application.

Permanent residence will not be valid from 1 January 2021. If you start living in the UK by 31 December 2020, you and your family can apply to the EU Settlement Scheme to continue living in the UK after 30 June 2021.

EEA and Swiss nationals

If you’re an EEA or Swiss national you can use form EEA (PR) to apply for a document certifying permanent residence.

You can also apply online but not if you’re a student or self-sufficient person and you’re either:

  • reliant on a family member for financial support
  • financially responsible for any other family members

For more information on the application process read UK residence for EU citizens.

Non-EEA or non-Swiss family member of an EEA or Swiss national

If you’re a non-EEA or non-Swiss national, you can use form EEA (PR) to apply for a permanent residence card.

For more information on the application process read ‘Permanent residence card’

Published 30 January 2015
Last updated 10 February 2020 + show all updates
  1. Updated guidance.

  2. Updated postal address and VAT threshold in guidance notes.

  3. Updated form published.

  4. Application form updated with GDPR policy.

  5. EEA(PR) form updated.

  6. First published.