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View and prove your immigration status (eVisa)

Information for EU, EEA and Swiss citizens on viewing and proving your immigration status (eVisa).


Your immigration status: an introduction for EU, EEA and Swiss citizens

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This guide is for EU, EEA and Swiss citizens who have:

  • applied to the EU Settlement Scheme
  • successfully applied for a UK visa (including permission to stay) using the ID Check app or by visiting a Visa Application Centre or Service and Support Centre

It covers:

  • how to prove your immigration status
  • how to use the View and Prove service
  • where we provide automatic access to your immigration status
  • crossing the border
  • updating your UKVI account details
  • help accessing your immigration status
Published 7 June 2021
Last updated 6 October 2021 + show all updates
  1. Updated section under 'How to prove your immigration status' as the EUSS policy on protected rights has changed.

  2. Updated contact details information.

  3. Added alternative telephone number for help accessing or using the online immigration status services.

  4. Guidance updated to account for the end of the grace period.

  5. First published.