EU Settlement Scheme Is Getting Popular As It Already Received 2 Millio…

The EU Settlement Scheme is designed to make it straightforward for EU citizens and their family members to stay after the UK leaves the EU.

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EU Settlement Scheme Is Getting Popular As It Already Received 2 Million Applications

UK Home Secretary Priti Patel on 9th of October announced that there have been two million applications to the EU Settlement Scheme, according to internal figures.

What is EU Settlement Scheme?

The EU Settlement Scheme is designed to make it straightforward for EU citizens and their family members to stay after the UK leaves the EU.

To apply, the applicants need to complete three key steps.

  1. Applicants prove their identity,
  2. They have to show that they live in the UK and
  3. They have to declare any criminal convictions.

EU citizens and their family members have until at least December 2020 to apply.

According to the latest official statistics on the EU Settlement Scheme, more than 1,800,000 applications had been received and more than 1,500,000 had been granted status up to the end of September 2019, providing them with an immigration status under UK law.

The statistics also show that more than 1,700,000 applications had been received from EU citizens in England, 92,700 from Scotland, 29,300 from Wales and 28,700 from Northern Ireland.

The highest number of applications are from Polish, Romanian and Italian citizens, with more than 345,000 Polish citizens applying.