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1. EU citizens: apply to the EU Settlement Scheme
If you are an EU citizen, resident in the UK by 31 December 2020, you and your family members (including non-EU citizens) need to apply to the EU Settlement Scheme to continue to live, work and study in the UK beyond 30 June 2021.
In this document ‘EU citizens’ includes EEA and Swiss citizens, who can all apply to the EU Settlement Scheme.
Even if you have lived in the UK for many years or you have a permanent residence document, you still need to apply.
You do not need to apply if you have indefinite leave to remain or enter, or you are an Irish citizen, but you can if you want to.
The online application checks your identity and UK residence, and asks you to declare any criminal convictions. The deadline for applications is 30 June 2021.
For information about applying on behalf of children, visit the GOV.UK page below.
2. Support available: EU Settlement Scheme
Support is available if you need help to complete your application, including:
2.1 EU Settlement Resolution Centre
For questions about your application call 0300 123 7379.
You can also ask a question using the online form.
2.2 Translated information
The guidance on the EU Settlement Scheme has been translated into 25 European languages and Welsh:
- Settled status for EU citizens and their families: translations
- EU Settlement Scheme: translated information materials
2.3 Assisted Digital
This free service is available over the phone and in person if you do not have the right access, skills or confidence to complete the online application form.
Contact We-Are-Digital by calling 03333 445 675.
To check availability of this service or for more information visit Assisted Digital.
2.4 ID document scanning service
This service is available to complete the proof of identity step if you do not have access to the EU Exit: ID Document Check app.
There may be an administrative fee to use this service. To check availability of this service and for more information, see the list of scanner locations.
2.5 Community organisations
If you need more support with your application, contact a nearby community organisation. For more information, see Get help applying to the EU Settlement Scheme.