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EU Settlement Scheme – EU Citizens Living In the UK

EU citizens and their family members are being encouraged to apply to the EU Settlement Scheme to continue living in the UK when it leaves the EU.  Applications are free and the scheme is open until 31st December 2020.  Settled status for EU citizens will guarantee access to:

  • Public services, such as healthcare and education
  • Public funds and pensions
  • British citizenship (which can be applied for at a later date)

There are as many as 94,000 EU nationals living in Birmingham who may be eligible, but so far only about 25,000 have applied.  We’re particularly encouraging promotion and support of the EUSS across local services and community networks, particularly in the Erdington, Ladywood, Perry Barr, Hall Green and Yardley Constituencies.  We’re also keen to promote engagement with the EUSS by the city’s Polish community.

EU citizens can apply themselves online via https://www.gov.uk/settled-status-eu-citizens-families.  There is also free to access advice and support being provided by several voluntary sector organisations, which Birmingham City Council is promoting.  These organisations are also available to provide briefings to raise awareness about the EUSS with services and groups in regular contact with EU nationals.  You can access this support via:

Constituency

Organisation

Contact details

City Centre

Birmingham & Black Country Refugee & Migrant Centre

Joe Roberts
joe@rmcentre.org.uk
0121 3740140

Edgbaston

Birmingham & Black Country Refugee & Migrant Centre

Joe Roberts
joe@rmcentre.org.uk
0121 3740140

Erdington

Migrant Help

Jama Hussein
info@migranthelpuk.org
0808 8000 630

Hall Green

Migrant Help

Jama Hussein
info@migranthelpuk.org
0808 8000 630

Hodge Hill

Migrant Help

Jama Hussein
info@migranthelpuk.org
0808 8000 630

Ladywood

Brushstrokes

Julie O’Neill
info@brushstrokessandwell.org.uk
07894 406 263

Northfield

Birmingham & Black Country Refugee & Migrant Centre

Joe Roberts
joe@rmcentre.org.uk
0121 3740140

Perry Barr

Brushstrokes

Julie O’Neill
Email: info@brushstrokessandwell.org.uk
07894 406 263

Selly Oak

Birmingham & Black Country Refugee & Migrant Centre

Joe Roberts
joe@rmcentre.org.uk
0121 3740140

Yardley

Birmingham & Black Country Refugee & Migrant Centre

Joe Roberts
joe@rmcentre.org.uk
0121 3740140

Our key messages are to encourage people not to wait and to access the free advice and support available.

Useful links and resources

View EUSS guidance in 26 languages

Apply to the EU Settlement Scheme (settled and pre-settled status)

Assisted Digital support for the EU Settlement Scheme

How to apply short video

EU Settlement Scheme Statistics

Factsheets, posters and leaflets

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