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Due to the coronavirus pandemic, we have temporarily suspended the EU Settlement Checking Scheme until further notice. The situation is changing rapidly and we continue to monitor advice given by the government and the General Register Office.

EU Settlement Scheme – Identity Verification Service

1. Overview

If you are a European Union (EU), European Economic Area (EEA) or Swiss citizen, you and your family will be able to apply to get either settled or pre-settled status.

This will mean you can continue living in the UK after 31 December 2020, you'll have until 30 June 2021 to apply for either settled or pre-settled status.

We are one of the local authorities supporting EU, EEA and Swiss citizens to complete the ID verification part of the process.

Who can apply for pre-settled or settled status?

To find out if you need to apply for pre-settled or settled status Stay in the UK after it leaves the EU (settled status): A step-by-step guide on the GOV.UK website.

There will be no change to your current rights under EU law until 31 December 2020.


Find out more about the EU Settlement Scheme.