We are specialist immigration solicitors within Croydon and Central London and have a strong reputation in assisting European and EEA applications to enter and remain in the UK. We offer competitive pricing and offer a bespoke immigration service to all our clients.
European Economic Area (EEA) Permits are for Non -EEA nationals who wish to apply to join their family members who are EEA nationals exercising Treaty Rights in the UK.
EEA Permits are generally applied from outside the UK.
Our immigration lawyers are experienced in providing advice and representation in relation to this kind of application and will assist applicants throughout the application process.
Residence Card & Registration Certificates
Dependants of EEA nationals should apply for Residence Cards if they intend to provide evidence of their Immigration status.
Dependants of EEA nationals should obtain Residence Cards as proof of their right to live and work in the UK. Employers require this document as evidence that the EEA Dependants they have employed, have the right to work.
Applications for Registration Certificates can be made by EEA nationals who have not been resident in the UK for up to 5 years.
Registration Certificates are not mandatory for EEA nationals but may serve as additional evidence of an EEA national’s right to work.
It may also assist in proving an EEA national’s existing right to work as the UK has left the EU.
EEA nationals and their Non-EEA family member may apply for Permanent Residence Card after exercising Treaty rights and residing in the UK for a period of at least 5 years.
The rate of refusals for EEA applications in general has been on the rise, so ensuring that your application is adequately prepared before it is submitted is becoming increasingly important.
We also assist with the new scheme for Settled status and Pre-settled status that has been introduced.
Our immigration lawyers have been trained to ensure that applications are prepared to the highest standards and the process kept as seamless as possible for our clients.
For further information and a free telephone consultation, call our Central London or Croydon offices today on 0344 444 8216 and speak to one of our senior lawyers.