Settled Status under the EU Settlement Scheme enables European Union nationals and their family members to obtain Indefinite Leave to Remain. This status confirms their right to live in the UK indefinitely, free from immigration restrictions.
In order to apply for Indefinite Leave to Remain under the EU Settlement Scheme, you will need to meet some general requirements depending on whether you are an EEA or Swiss national, or the family member of an EEA or Swiss national.
Non-EU family members can apply for settled status if at least one of the following requirements is met:
Where you may not meet the above requirements, there are some circumstances which you may still qualify:
After you obtain Settled Status, you have the option to apply for British citizenship.
A Swedish couple resided in the UK for more than five years, but they did not have National Insurance numbers as they have never worked in the UK. We provided ongoing advice, a tailored document list and assisted them in submitting the application. As a result, they were granted Indefinite Leave to Remain under the EU Settlement Scheme within 24 hours.
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