Citizens Advice Oldham urges EU citizens to apply for settled status by end of June

Date published: 05 June 2021

Citizens Advice Oldham is urging EU, EEA or Swiss citizens to apply to the EU Settlement Scheme before the June 30 deadline, if that want to continue living and working in the UK. 

Applications to the EU Settlement Scheme should be made online through the GOV.UK website.

Applying to the scheme is free.

Applicants must have been resident in the UK by December 31, 2020.

Steve Hughes, Chief Operating Officer of Citizens Advice SORT Group, said: “The deadline to apply for settled and pre-settled status is fast approaching.

"We are finding that in some cases, people simply aren’t aware that they need to apply, and that by missing the upcoming deadline they could lose the right to live and work in the UK.

"We encourage those who have not yet applied for settled or pre-settled status to do so as soon as possible, to allow time to complete the application and gather any evidence you may need.”

For further information and guidance, contact Citizens Advice Oldham on 0808 278 7803 (free phone) or through the website here

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