EU Settlement Scheme Deadline Approaching

10 May 2021
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Now the UK is no longer part of the European Union, anyone who has moved to the UK from an EU country needs to apply to the EU Settlement Scheme, which allows eligible people to live and work in the UK whilst keeping access to certain state benefits, pensions and free NHS treatment. The deadline to apply to the scheme is 30 June 2021 so applicants need to act fast to secure their rights.

Successful applicants will be given ‘settled’ status if they have lived in the UK continuously for at least 5 years, which allows them to live and work in the UK indefinitely, otherwise they will be granted ‘pre-settled’ status which can be upgraded to settled status after 5 years continuous residence by making a further application.

Applications must be made online and evidence of identity and residence in the UK must be provided. A full guide is available on gov.uk.

If you are a tenant in a Warrington Housing Association property, we are happy to provide any evidence we hold for you that will help prove 5 years residence.

If you need help making an application, you can search for an organisation which provides this service here.

Testimonials

“Thank you so much for your help in getting me set up in my new home” 

Anonymous – WHA Resident

“We’re really grateful for the excellent service we received from Warrington Housing Association’s Money Adviser and the extra money has made a big difference, helping us hire a gardener and be able to go to LifeTime more often where we enjoy singing in the choir”

Mr & Mrs Holland – WHiA Customers

“I’m so grateful to Warrington Housing Association for reaching out to me to make sure I’m claiming my full benefit entitlements”

Ms Heseltine – WHA Resident

“We couldn’t have navigated the benefits system without the fantastic help we received from Warrington Housing Association’s Money Adviser”

Andrew & Eileen – WHA Residents

“I felt like a big weight had been lifted off my shoulders and that I had somebody on my side”

Barbara, WHA resident

Warrington Housing Association 

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Tel: 01925 246810
Fax: 01925 246814
Email: admin@wha.org.uk

Warrington Housing Association, the Gateway, 89 Sankey Street, Warrington, WA1 1SR

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