The Home Office have recently issued a form for an EEA or Swiss national, a non-EEA or non-Swiss family member of an EEA or Swiss national, to apply for a document certifying permanent residence or permanent residence card in UK.
Here’s what you need to know.
(Updated as of 14 October 2020)
- You can use form EEA (PR) to apply for, replace or renew a document certifying permanent residence or a permanent residence card.
- You should also read the guidance notes for detailed information on what to submit with your application.
- Permanent residence will not be valid from 1 January 2021. If you start living in the UK by 31 December 2020, you and your family can apply to the EU Settlement Schemeto continue living in the UK after 30 June 2021.
EEA and Swiss nationals
If you’re an EEA or Swiss national you can use form EEA (PR) to apply for a document certifying permanent residence.
You can also apply online but not if you’re a student or self-sufficient person and you’re either:
- reliant on a family member for financial support
- financially responsible for any other family members
For more information on the application process read UK residence for EU citizens.
Non-EEA or non-Swiss family member of an EEA or Swiss national
If you’re a non-EEA or non-Swiss national, you can use form EEA (PR) to apply for a permanent residence card.
Please be advised that the above information is not exhaustive as there are more requirements and points to consider.
For more information on applying for a permanent residence document or permanent residence card: form EEA (PR), send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org or contact us on 01204 531 535 to book a telephone/Skype consultation. The fee is £30.
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