Apply for a UK residence card

You do not need to have to apply for a residence card to prove you can dwell in the Uk unless you're each:

from outdoors the European Financial Area (EEA) or Switzerland
an extended household member of another person from the EEA or Switzerland
If you presently have a residence card it will not be valid right after 31 December 2020.
There will be no transform to the rights and standing of EU citizens at present living in the Uk right up until 30 June 2021, or 31 December 2020 if the United kingdom leaves the EU with no a deal . You and your household can apply to the EU Settlement Scheme to continue residing in the Uk. The scheme will open totally by 30 March 2019.

Who must presently apply
You do not want to apply for a residence card as a relatives member of an EEA or Swiss nationwide, but it can:
help you re-enter the country more rapidly and effortlessly if you travel abroad
show employers you're allowed to operate in the Uk
help demonstrate you qualify for certain benefits and solutions
You need to apply for a residence card if you're an extended family members member .
You must apply for a derivative proper of residence card if you're the carer of an EEA citizen or United kingdom nationwide, the carer's little one, or the youngster of a former employee from the EEA and you're at present in training.

How extended it lasts for

A residence card commonly lasts up to 5 years.
However, your residence card will not be legitimate right after 31 December 2020. You and your relatives can apply to the EU Settlement Scheme to carry on living in the United kingdom. The scheme will open thoroughly by thirty March 2019.
If your residence card expires in advance of March 2019, you can reapply for another residence card.

It costs 65 for each and every man or woman incorporated in an application.
You have to also pay 19.20 to have your biometric information (fingerprints and a photograph) taken. You'll be told how to do this following you've applied.


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