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EU Settlement Scheme

If you need advice or want to contact us regarding the European Settlement Scheme then :

Please contact us on our dedicated line 01924 487866

Or fill in this contact form and we will get back to you as soon as possible.

We are able to help with complex cases as well as supporting vulnerable individuals with their applications

This service is FREE.

What is the European Settlement Scheme?

The EUSS allows EU/Swiss and EAA nationals to apply for settled status to stay in the UK without any immigration limits.

If you are living in the UK before 31 December 2020 then you may be entitled to settled status.

Settled status allows you to:

  • Have access to welfare benefits, as appropriate.
  • NHS service for all medical needs
  • Access social housing where applicable
  • Access further education
  • Work in the UK
  • Have a UK bank account

Who can apply?

Anybody who is a EU/Swiss or EAA national or Switzerland can apply including partners, children and other family members from any country if they have arrived in the UK before 31st December 2020.


  • Prove your identity
  • Prove your residency – how long you have lived in the UK
  • Prove your suitability – have no serious criminal convictions

If you do not meet all the requirements for settled status then you may be granted pre-settled status which can later be turned into settled status.

Please do not hesitate to contact us if you don’t think that you meet the criteria as we may still be able to help you apply.

THE DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS TO THE EU SETTLEMENT SCHEME IS 30 JUNE 2021 but we advise you to make your application well before that time. There will be limited opportunities to make an application after that date. Don’t risk it. Contact us as soon as possible.

The Migration and Resettlement Team at Kirklees Council has worked with colleagues to produce videos regarding the EUSS application process and support available in partnership with Kirklees Advice and Law Centre.

Video 1: Romanian

Video 2: Polish

Video 3: Hungarian


“There is not long left to apply to the European Union Settlement Scheme, so we want to make sure you have completed your application.”

“It is best to apply as soon as you can. Then you won’t have to worry about losing access to your rights as a resident here in the United Kingdom.”

“We know for some applicants the process may be more complicated, but don’t put it off. Kirklees Citizens Advice and Law Centre are here to help you with your application and their services are free.”

“You are not alone. Apply to the EU Settlement Scheme today or get the support you need to start your application.”

“Call Kirklees Citizens Advice and Law Centre on 0808 278 7896 or fill out the form on their website.” (

“KCALC will call you back with a translator if necessary, it may be easier to ask someone you know to call them for you and arrange this for you. Or you can fill the online form out in your preferred language. But don’t go into their office as appointments must be made over the phone.”

“If you have decided to call Kirklees home, we want to make sure can you continue to live and work here.”

“Search EU Settlement Scheme and apply today”. (Search EU Settlement Scheme)


You may be able to resolve your issue by using this free information.

To contact our service, please see our main contact page.

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