Brexit finally happened on 31 January 2020. What is next for Europeans?

Brexit officially happened on 31 January 2020
Applications for EU Settlement Scheme are online and most of them can be done without sending your actual passport to the Home Office
  • When will they reach 5 years residence?
  • Is there an intention to stay in the UK for more than 5 years year into the future?
  • Will they be absent from the UK for a long period of time before June 2021? For instance, for a secondment/study course abroad/travelling.
  • If they are a new resident, when do they intend to move to the UK permanently?
  • If they had a recent big gap in UK residence, were they resident in the UK for 5 years before that?



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