EU Settlement Scheme tips in advance of the deadline

Posted: 26 May 2021

The EU Settlement Scheme deadline is fast approaching! In this quick video, Samar Shams explains some little-known but important facts about eligibility.

If an EEA national ever lived in the UK for 5 continuous years, they might be eligible to apply for settled status, even if they are not in the UK now.

UK employers, take note, you might be able to avoid sponsoring EEA candidates for work visas if they are eligible for settled status.

Don't miss the deadline - 30 June 2021.


Article written by:

Samar Shams
Partner – Immigration and Global Mobility
Samar Shams is a Partner Solicitor at Spencer West. She specialises in corporate & commercial immigration, sponsorship of skilled workers, spousal applications, entrepreneur and investor routes, citizenship and global mobility.