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Immigration: EU Nationals

Question for Home Office

UIN HL15245, tabled on 26 April 2021

To ask Her Majesty's Government how many of the 2.2 million EU citizens now granted pre-settled status will be able to switch to settled status in (1) 2021, and (2) each of the next five calendar years.

Answered on

29 April 2021

A person granted pre-settled status can apply for settled status as soon as they qualify for this. They will be eligible for settled status once they have completed five years’ continuous residence or where other criteria for eligibility for settled status without that length of continuous residence are met.

The Home Office cannot assess a person’s eligibility for settled status until they make an application to the scheme.

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