Right to reside

‘Right to reside’ means you have the right to live in the UK.

You have a right to reside in the UK if any of the following is true:

If you or your family are from the EU, Switzerland, Norway, Iceland or Liechtenstein

The deadline for most people to apply to the EU Settlement Scheme was 30 June 2021. You may still be able to apply in some circumstances.

Find out if you can still apply to the EU Settlement Scheme.

When you do not have the right to reside

You do not have the right to reside but can stay in the UK while you have one of the following:

If you’re a Commonwealth citizen, you may be able to apply to prove you have ‘right of abode’ in the UK.