EEA nationals qualified persons

Guidance on European Economic Area (EEA) national qualified persons.


European Economic Area nationals: qualified persons

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This document explains how UK Visas and Immigration assesses if an European Economic Area (EEA) national is a qualified person.

Published 19 February 2015
Last updated 26 October 2020 + show all updates
  1. Updated EEA document.

  2. Updated guidance to reflect the changes introduced through the Immigration (European Economic Area) (Amendment) Regulations 2019. In particular, changes have been made to clarify the policy in relation to workers or self-employed persons who have ceased activity.

  3. Changes made to clarify the policy and required caseworker process in relation to assessing continuous residence of a qualified person.

  4. Guidance updated.

  5. Updated guidance.

  6. Updated guidance.

  7. Updated guidance.

  8. Updated guidance.

  9. First published.