Returning to the UK with EU/EEA citizen family members?

The deadline for applying for pre-settled status as part of the EUSS under the Surinder Singh Route is 29 March 2022.

The deadline of 29 March 2022 is rapidly approaching for EU/EEA family membersEU/EEA family member Family members of British citizens with a citizenship of an EU member state or EEA signatory state. applying for pre-settled status under the EU Settlement SchemeEUSS The EU Settlement Scheme is the scheme under which citizens of EU Member States as well as citizens of Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway and Switzerland are able to apply to continue living in the UK following the UK's leaving the European Union., moving to the UK with their returning Withdrawal AgreementWithdrawal Agreement The Withdrawal Agreement sets out the terms of the UK’s withdrawal from the EU and provides for a deal on citizens’ rights. It sets out a transition period which lasts until 31 December 2020. During this time you can continue to live, work and study in the EU broadly as you did before 31 January 2020.   If you are resident in Austria at the end of the transition period, you will be covered by the Withdrawal Agreement, and your rights will be protected for as long as you remain resident in Austria.   Any rights that are not covered by the Withdrawal Agreement will be the subject of future negotiations.   beneficiary partners. The Surinder Singh Route is substantially simpler than the normal procedure for family members under the UK visa system.

For further information, please see our FAQ on the issue.

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