Legal disclaimer

Important: This note is provided for information only and should not be taken as legal advice or relied upon as such. The information and commentary does not, and is not intended to, amount to legal advice to any person on a specific case or matter. You should seek specific legal advice on your personal circumstances if required and please note that the University is unable to provide personal immigration advice.

EEA Nationals


You are not eligible to apply for settled status during the pilot, but will be eligible to apply once the scheme fully opens on 30 March 2019.

Citizens from Iceland, Liechtenstein and Norway:

The Home Office states that;

'The UK has reached an agreement with Iceland, Liechtenstein and Norway which protects the rights of our citizens who have chosen to call each other’s countries home, as well as resolving a small number of other issues arising from the UK’s exit from the EU. This agreement largely mirrors the Withdrawal Agreement agreed with the EU.' The full news article can be found on the government web pages.

Further details of the agreement and an explainer can be found on the government web pages.

Citizens from Switzerland:

The agreement refered to below has now been signed. The news article can be found on the government web pages. 

The Home office states that;

'The UK has reached an agreement with Switzerland which protects the rights of UK and Swiss nationals who have chosen to call each other’s countries home.' 

The full news article can be found on the government web pages. 

Further details of the agreement and an explainer can be found on the government web pages.

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