Overview

If you’re settled in the UK but do not have a document to prove it, you may be eligible to apply to the ‘Windrush scheme’.

You may be able to apply for a document to prove you can live and work in the UK if one of the following is true:

It’s free to apply.

You might also be entitled to apply for citizenship for free if you’re a Commonwealth citizen who settled in the UK before 1 January 1973, or you’re the child of someone who did.