Immigrants: EU Nationals

Home Office written question – answered on 2nd October 2020.

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Photo of Hilary Benn Hilary Benn Chair, Committee on the Future Relationship with the European Union, Chair, Committee on the Future Relationship with the European Union

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what guidance she has issued to (a) banks and (b) other lenders on ways for EU citizens to prove they hold (i) settled and (ii) pre-settled status.

Photo of Kevin Foster Kevin Foster The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for the Home Department

EEA citizens can continue to use their national passport or identity card to evidence their status in the UK until the end of June 2021.

We are developing an extensive package of communications to ensure individuals, employers, landlords and other third parties, such as financial institutions, are fully aware of how and where those with settled or pre-settled status can use their online immigration status to prove their status, including when opening a bank account.

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