From Friday, EU citizens who do not live in Britain will not be able to use their ID cards to enter British border posts. Meanwhile, EU citizens legally residing in Great Britain can enter for at least four years with an ID card, MTI wrote.
The UK effectively left the EU on January 31 last year, but EU citizens who have legally and habitually settled in the country until the end of 2020, which is the end of an 11-month transition period after the end of British membership in the European Union (Brexit) . They can still retain all their acquired rights. However, they must apply for an indefinite residence permit, a status that is created under an official legal name.
According to an amendment to the rules issued by the UK Home Office in May, which was confirmed before the deadline on Friday, those who already have this status or have applied but still awaiting admission can enter the UK until at least 31 December 2025 with a document issued in their country of citizenship .
According to the latest portfolio summary
As of August 31, 6159,800 citizens of 27 EU member states living in Great Britain have applied for incorporation, and 5,709,200 have been adjudicated.
The UK Home Office had rejected just 3 per cent of applications examined by the end of last month.
According to the country-by-country data series, which shows the situation as of June 30, Poles and Romanians top the list with 1,107,060 and 1,082,260 applications for incorporation, respectively.
According to the data of the Ministry of the Interior as of June 30
155,490 Hungarian citizens have applied for a permanent residence permit in Great Britain.
EU citizens who are not ordinarily resident in the UK and therefore cannot obtain permanent status were able to use an ID issued in their country of origin to enter the UK until Thursday.