EU Settlement Scheme
If you're an EU, EEA or Swiss citizen, you and your family must apply to the
EU Settlement Scheme if you want to continue living in the UK.
The deadline for applying to the EU Settlement Scheme is 30 June 2021.
Citizens Advice service
Citizens Advice Merton and Lambeth (CAML) have a specialist adviser who can provide free help and advice to people who live, work or study in Merton, including:
- assessing eligibility for settled or pre-settled status
- help with applications
- appeal advice and assistance
- help with judicial reviews
- ongoing support for complex cases
To access the support email
email@example.com or telephone
020 8687 9297.
Merton Council has allocated funding to the service, from the Brexit fund allocated to the council by the Government.
South West London Law Centres
Free legal advice for EU nationals worried about their status in the UK, who are in difficult or disadvantaged circumstances. Also offering help to agencies working with vulnerable EU citizens.
South West London Law Centres: EU Settlement Scheme
Polish Family Association
The Polish Family Association are offering free appointments to offer digital assistance and general advice. The appointments are at Colliers Wood Community Centre between 9am and 6pm, Monday to Sunday. To book, call 07917401064, or email firstname.lastname@example.org. You will need to bring:
- a current valid EU biometric passport or biometric residence card
- a mobile phone that can receive SMS text messages
- a valid email address
They can't advise on eligibility or likelihood of success of your application.
ID document scanning services
If you are applying for the
EU Settlement Scheme, and you don’t have access to a mobile phone or tablet that you can use the ID Document Check app on, these services can scan it for you.
Contact the EU Settlement Resolution Centre helpline (GOV.UK)
Help and information about your EU Settlement Scheme application
Other sources of help and advice
Information for businesses
The GOV.UK website has the following useful guidance documents for businesses:
Register for a place at the London Growth Hub free
Brexit Business Resilience Workshops in different areas of London.
Local businesses can find other events to get ready for Brexit on the
London Growth Hub Upcoming Events page.
HMRC has launched the EU Exit Import and Export Trader Helpline for traders and hauliers importing from or exporting to the EU after the end of the transition period on 31 December 2020.
The helpline number is 0300 3301 331. Lines are open from 8am to 6pm Monday to Friday.