Britain withdrew from the European Union on January 31 last year, but EU citizens who have settled legally and habitually in the country until the end of 2020, at the end of an eleven-month transition period after Britain’s membership of the European Union (Brexit), can stay with retain all their acquired rights. However, they must apply for an indefinite residence permit – a status created under an official legal name – writes an MTI reporter in London.
The application deadline is 30 June 2021, i.e. Wednesday for EU citizens who have settled by 31 December 2020. Acquired status is required to enable eligible EU citizens to work and study in the UK and access the UK free healthcare system and other benefits under the same circumstances As of Thursday, July 1st.
Everyone receives an official certificate of application, and this certificate can also be used to prove eligibility. Until the application is considered, almost nothing will change for those who have applied for settled status.
Anyone who is left behind must explain why they are late
EU citizens who meet the requirements for UK status in all respects but missed the deadline on Wednesday will still have the opportunity to apply, but must explain with good reason why they applied after the deadline, and the UK authorities will be asked to do so. In this case, it is determined on an individual basis.
Close relatives of EU citizens living abroad in the UK before December 31 last year can apply at any time to join their family members living in the UK.
From January, immigration rules will be stricter
From the first day of this year, new immigration regulations will apply to new arrivals from the EU and non-EU countries, with a system of registration criteria based primarily on qualifications and English language skills in place to assess foundation applications, regardless of whether the applicant is from the EU. European or anywhere else. Arrived – pay attention to MTI.
According to the latest summary from the UK Home Office, 5,605,800 citizens from 27 EU member states living in Britain have applied for settled status by May 31. By that time, barely 2 percent of the applications already considered had been rejected.
According to data at the end of March 140.5 thousand Hungarian He indicated that he intended to remain in the island country.
The best can come
However, under the new rules, holders of the most prestigious international prizes, including Nobel Prize winners in physics, chemistry, economics, literature and medicine, are recipients of the Golden Globe and BAFTA Prizes, the Fields Medal also known as the Nobel Prize in Mathematics, and the Turing Prize. Referred to as the Nobel Prize in computer technology. British award-winning and Grammy-winning stars in the international music world can also expect accelerated settlement and employment.