Do I Require an EEA Family Permit?
EU citizens do not need any special documents in order to come to the UK.
Whether they are coming for a short visit or to take up employment and settle in the UK, their entry to the UK is not subject to any visa requirements.
Family members of EU nationals who are not EU nationals themselves, generally require an EEA family permit to enter the UK with their EU national family member.
This family permit is issued overseas and works as a visa or entry clearance to the UK.
At the same time, an EEA residence document issued by another Member State may work as a family permit or as authorisation for entry to the UK. We would therefore advise those who intend to travel to the UK as the family members of EU nationals to check with us if they need the family permit.
Permanent Residence Card Application as an EEA National
Are you an EEA National who has continuously lived in the UK for 5 years?
An EEA national and his/her family members who have resided in the UK for five years continuously in accordance with the EEA Regulations 2006 can apply for Permanent Residence in the UK. Such application is made under Regulation 15 of the EEA Regulations 2006. The application form EEA (PR) is completed to submit an application for permanent residence as an EEA national or as a family member of an EEA national.
Our immigration solicitors are experts in dealing with applications for permanent residence as an EEA national or family member of an EEA national who has lived in the UK for five years continuously in accordance with the EEA Regulations 2006.
If you have any questions regarding EEA Applications call us and speak to one of our dedicated immigration lawyers who will guide you through the process.
Our charges will be based on the time actually spent by the solicitors and other staff in respect of any work which they do on your behalf.
Our current hourly rates are set out below:
The work we carry out on your immigration case can take several hours, therefore we understand some clients prefer fixed fee costs. We will provide you with a fixed fee of £ 250 + VAT at the initial consultation (if you prefer this option).
If you wish to proceed with hourly rate fees you can expect on average to pay the following dependant on the fee-earners hourly rate.
Visit our immigration fees page for more info.
How long will my application take?
We will normally be able to submit your application within 4 – 8 weeks of you instructing us, but we will let you know at the earliest opportunity if it is likely to take longer than this.
We cannot guarantee how long the Home Office will take to process your application. Read the current processing times.
For an informal discussion regarding your case, or to book an appointment with our Immigration team, please call us now on 020 3051 5060.
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