Staying in the UK after Brexit
If you're from the EU, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway or Switzerland and living in the UK, and you wish to stay after 31 December 2020, you should apply to the EU Settlement Scheme. You'll need to apply to stay in the UK even if you already have a permanent residence document or have lived in the UK for a long time.
EU Citizens Support Service
If you have any questions about the EU Settlement Scheme or need help applying, you can contact our free, confidential and impartial EU Citizens Support Service. You can call the service helpline on 0800 916 9847. It's open Monday to Friday, 9am to 5pm.
Brexit and citizens' rights
You can find a series of factsheets about the rights of EU citizens in Scotland on the JustCitizens website. These factsheets cover citizens' rights to:
- NHS healthcare
The factsheets are available in English, Italian, Lithuanian, Polish, Romanian and Spanish.