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Apply to the EU Settlement Scheme (settled and pre-settled status)


If you’re an EU, EEA or Swiss citizen, you and your family can apply to the EU Settlement Scheme (EUSS) to continue living in the UK beyond 30 June 2021. If your application is successful, you’ll get either settled or pre-settled status.

What is the EUSS?

EUSS was born out of the Brexit referendum of 2016. If you’re an EU, EEA or Swiss citizen, you and your family can apply to the EUSS to continue living in the UK after the UK leaves the EU.

If your application is successful, you’ll get either settled or pre-settled status.

What is "settled" and "pre-settled" status?

Your rights will be different depending on which status you get. You’ll be given either: