Guidance

EU Settlement Scheme caseworker guidance

Guidance for caseworkers considering applications under the EU Settlement Scheme.

Documents

EU Settlement Scheme: EU, other EEA and Swiss citizens and their family members

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EU Settlement Scheme: suitability requirements

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EU Settlement Scheme: derivative right to reside (Chen and Ibrahim/Teixeira cases)

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EU Settlement Scheme: family member of a qualifying British citizen

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EU Settlement Scheme: person with a Zambrano right to reside

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Details

This guidance tells caseworkers how to consider applications made under the EU Settlement Scheme.

Find out more about the EU Settlement Scheme and how to apply.

Previous versions of this guidance, including those used for the testing phases of the EU Settlement Scheme, can be found on the National Archives website.

Published 28 August 2018
Last updated 6 August 2019 + show all updates
  1. Added guidance on persons with a Zambrano right to reside.
  2. New guidance on family member of a qualifying British citizen and derivative right to reside (Chen and Ibrahim/Teixeira cases) added.
  3. Added a link to the National Archives website for previous versions of this guidance, including those used for the testing phases of the EU Settlement Scheme.
  4. New guidance for applications made under the EU Settlement Scheme during the public beta phase.
  5. New EU Settlement Scheme guidance for staff on suitability requirements.
  6. New EU Settlement Scheme on EU, other EEA and Swiss citizens and their family members guide.
  7. Public test phase guidance added.
  8. EU citizens and their family members guidance pdf updated.
  9. Caseworker guidance about how to assess whether an applicant meets the suitability requirements of the scheme added.
  10. New guidance for applications made under the EU Settlement Scheme during the pilot taking place between 1 November and 21 December 2018.
  11. First published.