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I am an EU national with pre-settled status. The pre-settled

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I am an EU national with pre-settled status. The pre-settled status has been granted to me till 2024 but in 2022 I will reach five years of continuous residence in the UK. I am wondering whether I will have time till 2024 to apply for the settler status or I must apply in 2022.

Good evening,

If you will have 5 continuous residence in 2022 in the U.K. then you will be eligible to apply under eea route.

Customer: replied 21 days ago.
Ok that is fine but the “deadline” to apply is 2024? Right? E.g If I will apply in 2023 is it still fine? What is the eea route? Sorry I am not an expert in these things.

What route where you on before pre settled status?

Customer: replied 21 days ago.
I am an eu national if this means route. Sorry I do not know what do you mean by route.

When did you enter the U.K.?

Customer: replied 17 days ago.
I entered in 2017

When you entered the U.K. what visa did you enter on?

Customer: replied 17 days ago.
I am an European citizen.
Customer: replied 17 days ago.
I entered with my passport.
Customer: replied 17 days ago.
I do not know the name of the visa for European citizens before Brexit

Therefore after 5 years residence you would qualify for settlement.

Customer: replied 17 days ago.
OK that’s fine and is there any other document to submit (apart from the pre-settled application) I will need to do to remain in the UK after the 30-06-2021?

The pre settled status is the only application you need to do remain after 30 June 2021.

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Customer: replied 17 days ago.
Thank you so much for your help!