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European Settlement Service

Important Information

EUSS Service, has been suspended at this time - Please visit the Gov.uk website who offer advice about completing this service online.

The postal route for submitting identity evidence is open for applicants who are unable to use the EU Exit: ID Document Check app to verify their identity.

We thank you for your patience during this time. 

What is it?

If you're a European Union (EU), European Economic Area (EEA) or Swiss citizen, you and your family can apply to get either settled or pre-settled status. This will mean you can continue living in the UK after 31 December 2020. 

You have until 30 June 2021 to apply.

We are one of the local authorities supporting EU, EEA and Swiss citizens complete the ID verification part of the process.

Who can apply

Read information on who is required to apply for pre-settled or settled status on the EU settlement scheme on GOV.UK

There will be no change to current rights under EU law until the end of the planned implementation period on 31 December 2020.

Book an appointment

To book an appointment to use the EU Settlement Service, please use our online booking service.

Please note this service has been suspended during the current health pandemic.

Identity verification

You need a compatible Android phone or tablet to scan your identity document. 

If your device doesn't have near field communication (NFC) you can make an appointment to bring your ID document to us, where it can be scanned and verified. You can then apply for pre-settled or settled status.

It is important to note that you should not start your application before you attend your appointment.

The office operates strictly by appointment only. 

To book an appointment to use the EU Settlement Service, please use our

What to bring to your appointment

  • your current valid biometric EU, EEA or Swiss passport or a valid Biometric Residence Permit (BRP) for family members of an EU, EEA or Swiss citizen
  • a mobile phone that can receive text messages or a device that can receive email

Only the ID documents listed above can be checked by us, if you do not have one of these ID documents then please check your options on GOV.UK.

Nationality Document Return Service

As of 30 November 2018, local authorities ceased to offer the Settlement Checking service and Nationality Document Return Service (NDRS). Apply online via GOV.UK.

European Passport Return Service

As of 29 March 2019 Local authorities ceased to offer The European Passport Return Service (EPRS).

Nationality Checking service

As of 30 November 2018, local authorities ceased to offer the Settlement Checking service and Nationality Document Return Service (NDRS). Apply online via GOV.UK.

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