This article provides an overview of the EU settlement scheme, who can apply and how to do so.


The deadline for most people to apply for the EU Settlement Scheme was 30 June 2021. If you still need to apply, please visit the webpages to understand whether you will meet the late application criteria.



What is the EU settlement scheme?  



What is the difference between Pre-settled and Settled status?



Should EU & EEA, Non- EU members of the EEA and Swiss citizens apply for the scheme? 



Who can apply for the scheme? 



How do I apply to the EU Settlement Scheme?  



What happens after I've applied for the scheme? 


If you are an EU/EEA or Swiss student and you're looking to either interrupt your studies, transfer to another programme of studies, or withdraw from your studies, please refer to our online module EU/EEA/Swiss students and Change of Circumstances.