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The EU Settlement Scheme

The EU Settlement Scheme

If you’re an EU citizen, or know someone who is, you need to apply for EU Settled Status before the deadline 30 June 2021. Make sure you (and your children) don’t miss the deadline to prove your right to live, work and study in the UK.

The EU Settlement Scheme is a process for obtaining a new immigration status following Brexit, for those EU citizens who were in the UK before 30 December 2020. All EU citizens and their third country national family members living in the UK before 11pm on 31 December 2020 (the end of the transition period) must apply for pre-settled or settled status under the EU Settlement Scheme in order to carry on living lawfully in the UK. Everyone, including children, must apply to the EUSS on or before 30 June 2021.

When can you apply?

You can complete the application online today at where there is lots of support available if you have any questions.

What you will need to apply:-

• An identity document – this could be your passport, national identity card, biometric residence card or permit

• A digital photo – you can take a selfie during the application

• Your National Insurance number or proof of how long you’ve lived in the UK

• A mobile phone number

• An email address

• Proof of your relationship if your applying for a child or another family member

Is there any other support available?

To access more advice and face to face support in completing the application, you can contact Citizens Advice Bury & Bolton on 0808 278 7804 or by dropping into their immigration advice video sessions on Monday PM and Tuesday AM.

For immigration matters, you can speak to a Citizens Advice Bury and Bolton advisor face to face/ in person, drop-ins are available every Thursday & Friday morning from 25th March. Anyone seeking immigration advice can attend Citizens Advice Bury and Bolton’s Mawdsley Street office in Bolton between 10am – 12.30pm.

You can also contact The Home Office EU Resolution Centre: helpline telephone number 0330 123 7379.


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