According to recent figures released by the British Home Office on Thursday, more than 130,000 Hungarian citizens have applied to the British authorities for settled status.
Britain withdrew from the European Union on January 31 last year, but EU citizens who legally and habitually settled in the country until the end of 2020, the end of the transition period following the end of British membership in the European Union (Brexit), can still stay. In possession of all acquired rights. While retaining their power. However, they must apply for an unlimited-term residence permit, which is a legal status that is created under an official name.
According to a detailed quarterly summary released by the Interior Ministry on Thursday evening, this is Of her subjects By January 31, more than five million had already done so.
At the top of the list of countries for information are the Poles and Romanians with 911,240 and 836,980 applications for incorporation, respectively.
Among the citizens of large member states, 472,300 were introduced by the Italians, 301,790 by the Spaniards, 192,800 by the French and 135,240 by the Germans.
According to Interior Ministry statistics, Hungarians are in the middle with 131,120 applications for incorporation.
Among the citizens of the member states of the Central and Eastern European Union, Slovenes have submitted the fewest applications: so far, 4,410 Slovenian citizens have applied for settled status.
By 31 December, the UK authorities had 4,514,250 Seam And only 3% of applications submitted did not get a positive decision for some reason.
The Interior Ministry said Thursday night’s report within 3 percent
- The number of rejected applications reached 34,240,
- 47,870 applications were withdrawn by the petitioners,
- 49210 invalid requests.
According to the UK Home Office on Thursday, 54 per cent of applications assessed gave applicants final status and 43 per cent pre-defined status.
The latter is available to applicants who are not yet five years of age in the UK at the time of application, but can also wait until five years have passed and then receive a final residence permit. In the period until then, they also have the right to fully enjoy the acquired rights.
European Union citizens who live in Great Britain and who decide to stay after Brexit must prove their identity in a pristine manner in order to obtain a stable legal status. They are living a way of life in the country.
They must also report whether they have previously been convicted of a criminal offense.
With Britain’s membership in the European Union ending at the end of January last year, an 11-month transition period began, during which immigration rules for EU citizens remained unchanged.
Thus, those who arrived in Great Britain from the European Union before the end of that period, that is, until December 31, with the intent to prove their existence, can apply for a residence permit with the same rights enjoyed by those who have lived in Great Britain for a long time.
Applications can be submitted until June 30 this year.
However, since the first day of this year, the British government has introduced a new and unified immigration system for new arrivals from EU countries and outside the European Union, which will judge incorporation applications on the basis of the point registration system, which mainly depends on applicants. Qualifications and English language skills.