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EU Settlement Scheme

By 4th June 2021News

EU citizens – don’t leave it too late to get settled status

Time is running out for EU, EEA and Swiss citizens to get settled or pre-settled status in the UK.

While the closing date for applications to the EU settlement scheme is not until 30 June 2021, you must have lived in the UK before 31 December 2020 to be eligible to apply.

Family members must also be resident before the end of last year to be eligible.

To find out more and start your application go to

If you need advice or support to make your application, you can speak to a Citizens Advice caseworker on 07761 092704 or email GMB union members can also get support to apply by calling Union Line on 0300 333 0303. Unison members can gain advice and support by calling 01305 224436 or email

Please note that it is your responsibility to apply for the ‘settled status’, however, support is available if needed.