EU Exit (Brexit)

EU Settlement Scheme

The EU Settlement Scheme helps eligible people settle in the UK after Brexit.

You can apply for settled or pre-settled status (for you and your family) if you're a citizen of:

  • European Union (EU) 
  • European Economic Area (EEA) 
  • Switzerland

Find out if you're eligible (GOV.UK) (link opens in new window)

How to apply (you'll need an Android device with a camera)

Apply for EU Settlement on GOV.UK >>

Please note: if you have already submitted your application for pre-settled or settled status, you are required to post your ID document to the Home Office, even if you attend our EU settlement service. If you have attempted self-service and submitted your application without completing the ID verification process, please contact the Home Office.

If you can't scan your documents

If you can't scan your documents, you need to make an appointment with us to apply for settled or pre-settled status.

How to book an appointment

Call us on 0300 300 4931 or 0300 300 4485 to book an appointment.

What to bring to your appointment

  • for you: your current biometric passport (EU, EEA or Swiss)
  • for your family: a valid biometric residence permit for family members (EU, EEA or Swiss citizens)
  • for everyone: a mobile phone that can receive text messages or a device that can receive email

What to do if you don't have the documents above (GOV.UK) (link opens in new window)

How much it costs

We charge a £14 admin fee per applicant for this service.

Deadlines for applying

If there's a no deal Brexit

You have to apply before 31 December 2020, in the event of a no deal Brexit.

If there's a deal with Brexit

You have to apply by 30 June 2021, in the event of a Brexit deal.