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What is Settled Status Scheme

If you’re an EU, EEA or Swiss citizen living in the UK, you and your family MUST apply to the EU Settlement Scheme if you want to continue living in the UK after BREXIT. The deadline for applying is:

1. If UK leaves EU with a deal - 30 June 2021
2. If UK leaves EU without a deal - 31 December 2020

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 Once your application has been processed, you’ll get either:

1. If you've been living in the UK for more than 5 years - Settled Status
2. If you've been living in the UK for less than 5 years - Pre-settled status.

 When you apply, you can either scan your document and upload your photo using the ‘EU Exit: ID Document Check’ app for Android or send your document in the post and upload your photo using the online application (you can take this yourself) You can only use the ‘EU Exit: ID Document Check’ app for Android to scan your document if you have either valid EU, EEA or Swiss passport or ID card, if its biometric or UK-issued biometric residence card. The ‘ID Document Check’ app will be available for iPhone by the end of 2019.

You must send your document by post if you have a non-EU or EEA passport, biometric residence permit, non-biometric ID card. If you have any other identity document, you can send it in the post if you cannot use the ‘ID Document Check’ app. You’ll get your document back as soon as it has been scanned. This could be before you get your decision. After you can continiue with your application on 


If you need assistance with your application process or ID check please contact Diversity Voice via email on This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. and we will make sure to book you an appointment and provide you with assistance.

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