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.
Yes, you still need to apply for Indefinite Leave to Remain under the EU Settlement Scheme even if you have previously obtained Permanent Residence in the UK.
You can lose your Indefinite Leave to Remain under the EU Settlement Scheme if you spend more than 5 consecutive years outside the UK.
For EEA or Swiss nationals, you will need to prove your identity, nationality, residence in the UK.For family members of EEA or Swiss nationals, you will need to prove all relevant identities, nationalities, UK residence and qualifying relationship. Additionally, if you do not hold a Biometric Residence Card, you will also need to enrol your biometric information (i.e. fingerprints and a photograph). As a QC Immigration client, you will benefit from a tailored document list to guide your preparation and help you provide the relevant evidence needed.
Yes, you may still be eligible to apply with Retained Rights. We shall assess if you have sufficient supporting documents and legal arguments to succeed.
The visa fee will be £715. You will also need to pay the Immigration Health Surcharge at a full rate of �624 per year of the visa. These are subject to Home Office changes.
The Home Office does not currently charge a fee for Indefinite Leave to Remain applications under the EU Settlement Scheme. Please see the latest updates here: https://www.gov.uk/settled-status-eu-citizens-families.
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