How do I check my settled status progress?
You can contact the EU Settlement Scheme Resolution Centre to check the progress of your application.
Your decision letter will also tell you if you can:
- apply again.
- ask for the decision to be looked at again – this is called an ‘administrative review’
- appeal the decision.
Does pre settled status expire?
The pre-Settled Status grant contains an expiration date, it will expire after 5 years have passed since its grant. You must make note of the expiration date. It is vital to make an application for Settled Status before the pre-Settled Status visa expires.
Do I need to update my pre settled status?
EU citizens who have acquired “settled status” in the UK have to update their personal details every time they change the passport or identity card they used to apply, the Home Office requires. They also have to update UK address, phone number or email, whenever they change.
How long does it take to get pre-settled status?
There’s no change to your status in the UK while your application is processed. It usually takes around 5 working days for complete applications to be processed if no further information is required, but it can take up to a month.
How do I check my EU settlement status progress?
Use the online EU Settled Status enquiry service provided by the Home Office – it can take up to five days to receive a response to your enquiry. Phone the EU Settlement Scheme Resolution Centre on 0300 123 7379 (+44 203 080 0010 from outside of the UK)
Can I apply for pre-settled status after June 2021?
The deadline for most people to apply to the EU Settlement Scheme was 30 June 2021. You can still apply if either: the deadline for you to apply is after 30 June 2021. you have ‘reasonable grounds’ for why you did not apply by the deadline.
Can you claim benefits if you have pre-settled status?
If you have settled status you automatically have a right to reside and you can apply for all benefits. If you have pre-settled status and another right to reside you can apply for all benefits – check if you have a right to reside.
Can I travel to Europe with pre-settled status?
If you have UK Settled or Pre-Settled Status under the EU Settlement Scheme, you can continue to enter the UK with a valid passport or identity card. Your non-EU family members who also have UK settled or pre-settled status can enter the UK with a valid passport.
How do I change my pre-settled status to settled status?
You need to have spent 5 years in a row living in the UK to switch from pre-settled to settled status. During these 5 years, you can spend up to 6 months outside the UK in any 12-month period. You might not be able to get settled status if you spend more than 6 months outside the UK.
Can I check my immigration status online?
Check conditions online (VEVO)
Our Visa Entitlement Verification Online system (VEVO) allows visa holders, employers, education providers and other organisations to check visa conditions. VEVO can only provide information about people who have their details available in our systems.
How do I upload evidence for settled status?
When you apply, you can either:
- scan your document and upload your photo using the ‘ EU Exit: ID Document Check’ app using an Android phone, or an iPhone 7 or above.
- send your document in the post and upload your photo using the online application form (you can take this yourself)
What is proof of living in the UK?
If you are a Non-EEA National, you need to include your passport to prove you have lived in the UK for the relevant 3- or 5-year period. If you do not have your passport or it was not stamped when you entered the UK, you need to include letters (for example, from your employer or government department) as proof.
Can I work with pre settled status?
If you get pre-settled status, you can live and work in the UK for up to 5 years. After you’ve lived in the UK for 5 years, you should apply for settled status to stay for longer.
How do I prove my 5 year residency UK?
If you want to prove you’ve lived in the UK for a different 5 years
- tax documents – for example your P60 or P45.
- a letter from your employer confirming your employment.
- pension statements showing your employer’s pension contributions.
- council tax bills.
- mortgage statements for a house or flat.