There has been no change to the rights and status of EU nationals in the UK, and UK nationals in the EU, as a result of the referendum.
You have a ‘right to reside’ in the UK if you’re a national of the UK, Republic of Ireland, Channel Islands or Isle of Man.
If you’re from the EEA or Switzerland
You have a right to reside if you’re from the EEA or Switzerland and you’re either:
- registered as a jobseeker
You need comprehensive medical insurance for yourself and your family if you’re not working or looking for work (eg you’re studying or able to support yourself).
You need a certificate to work in the UK if you’re from Croatia.
If you have the right to reside your close relatives also have the right to reside. Close relatives are your:
- spouse or civil partner
- grandchildren under 21
- dependent parents or grandparents
If you’re from outside the EEA
If you’re from outside the EEA and you aren’t a close relative of someone with the right to reside you need a visa to stay in the UK.