Immigration: EU Nationals

Home Office written question – answered on 25th April 2019.

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Photo of Luke Pollard Luke Pollard Shadow Minister (Environment, Food and Rural Affairs) (Fisheries, Flooding and Water)

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what steps he is taking to make the EU Settlement Scheme application available on operating systems other than Android.

Photo of Caroline Nokes Caroline Nokes The Minister for Immigration

EU citizens make a huge contribution to our economy and society, and we want them to stay. The EU Settlement Scheme enables them to do so. The application process is short and user-friendly, and is accessible on any smartphone, tablet or computer with an internet browser, including Apple devices.

The ‘EU Exit: Identity Document Check’ app is an optional aspect of the service which allows applicants to prove their identity remotely

The Home Secretary confirmed at the start of April, that Apple will be making the necessary changes and the EU Exit: Identity Document Check’ app will be working on their devices by the end of the year

Applicants can also post their document and have it returned immediately up-on inspection or visit one of 50 locations to have their document checked.

If a person wishes to use a family, friend or employer’s Android device until the app is available on Apple then it is perfectly safe and secure for them to do so.

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