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Tax Credits Technical Manual

Entitlement: Immigration rules

Exceptions to the general exclusion

Even if people are subject to immigration control as described in TCTM02102, they may still be able to qualify for CTC or WTC (or both) if they are covered by one of the following exceptions to the general exclusion.

People who are subject to a maintenance undertaking TCTM02105

People whose funds from abroad are disrupted TCTM02106

Nationals of States covered by the European Convention of Social and Medical Assistance or the Council of Europe Social Charter TCTM02107

Workers from states with which the EC has an agreement for equal treatment for social security TCTM02108

Transitional rules: people who claimed asylum before 5 February 1996 TCTM02109

Transitional rules: asylum claims before 3 April 2000 TCTM02110

Transitional rules: nationals of ECSMA and Social Charter countries TCTM02111