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2 09, 2017

EU Exit Negotiations Update

By | 2018-05-30T08:50:09+00:00 September 2nd, 2017|Categories: News and Media, UK Visa News|Tags: , , |

Dear Hemang, The latest round of negotiations between the UK and EU concluded yesterday in Brussels. Progress was made on several fronts – including on the rights of EU citizens living in the UK and UK nationals in the EU. On healthcare, for example, we agreed to protect the rights to reciprocal healthcare, including [...]

22 06, 2017

Brace: Hard Brexit Ahead!!

By | 2018-05-30T09:49:12+00:00 June 22nd, 2017|Categories: British Citizenship, EEA Family Permit, UK Visa News|Tags: , , , , , |

The Queen’s speech on Wednesday laying down the Legislative agenda for the special two year parliamentary session until summer 2019 contained eight separate pieces of Brexit legislation paving the way for Britain’s eventual departure from the European Union in March 2019. The prime minister will aim to pass bills repatriating powers over both trade and [...]

19 04, 2016

I am a EU National how do I get Permanent Residence

By | 2018-05-30T17:58:49+00:00 April 19th, 2016|Categories: EEA Family Permit|Tags: |

Let us first understand the meaning of Permanent residence, simply put “permanent residence is the right to live permanently in a Member State irrespectively of whether the holder of the status is exercising Treaty rights as a worker, self employed person, self sufficient person, student or family member of one of these categories. In essence [...]

19 04, 2016

As a EU National do I need to apply for permanent residence card for British passport

By | 2018-05-30T18:00:06+00:00 April 19th, 2016|Categories: EEA Family Permit, Uncategorized|Tags: |

Until 12 November 2015 as a EU National or a citizens of EEA countries and their family members were able to qualify once they have achieved the required five or three years of residence, possessed permanent residence for the last 12 months of that period and met all the other requirements. Permanent residence is something that [...]

19 04, 2016

Can my EU Residence card application be prioritized

By | 2018-05-30T18:01:22+00:00 April 19th, 2016|Categories: EEA Family Permit, Uncategorized|Tags: |

The Home Office introduced a new policy in late 2014 titled Process Instruction Notice 92/2014 Handling of Requests for Priority Treatment of EU Residence card or European Applications. The summary of this policy was simply that Home Office had scrapped its old policy on requesting that EU free movement applications be given priority treatment and [...]

19 04, 2016

How long does it take to process EU Residence card applications

By | 2018-05-30T18:04:15+00:00 April 19th, 2016|Categories: EEA Family Permit|Tags: |

The Home Office is legally obliged to issue a EU residence card within six months of application. The Immigration (EEA) Regulations 2006 as amended state at paragraph 17(3): On receipt of an application under paragraph (1) or (2) and the documents that are required to accompany the application the Secretary of State shall immediately issue [...]