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EU Settled Status?

Discussion in 'Europe Wide Visa Discussions' started by Aromulus, Sep 27, 2019.

  1. Aromulus
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    Aromulus The Don Staff Member

    Yesterday, I went to my appointment in Chester to have my passport and face scanned for my EU Settlement.
    Plain straightforward, the lady processing was a real gem, fun to deal with and as she said no worries.
    Scanned my details page on the passport, read the chip, married the two, then took a facial scan and after confirmation a link was sent to my main email address to continue with the application.
    Paid gladly £14 and went on my way.
    As soon as back home, I got online and completed the form via the link given, totally effortless.
    MY N.I. Number alone was guarantee enough that I have been in the UK well over the 5 years minimum requirement for settled status. And that was what, according to the message received, I will be considered for.

    My wife has already a Permanent Residence Permit, which won't expire for a few years, but as soon as I receive my card, I will apply for her as well, and the Permit she holds will be turned into a fully fledged I.L.R.....

    At the moment I feel quite relaxed.

    Small warning.....
    If anybody tries to turn this thread of mine into a political battleground, he/she better think twice,

    I won't stand for it.
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  2. Anon04576
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    Anon04576 Well-Known Member

    Excellent!
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  3. Aromulus
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    Aromulus The Don Staff Member

    ADDENDUM

    The £14 I paid was for the service provided by the Cheshire West registry office with the scanning and processing.
    I could have been able to do it for free, myself, if I had downloaded the Home Office app on my smart phone.
    After a few tries on Google Play and finding, even with the appropriate link, lots of fake apps, I decided to make an appointment and have it done somewhere else.
    Better safe than sorry.

    https://www.gov.uk/guidance/using-the-eu-exit-id-document-check-app

    It seems straightforward when one reads it, but being an unrepentant technophobe it is well over my capacities to have enough patience and understanding with it.
  4. Aromulus
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    Aromulus The Don Staff Member

    11.30 am received confirmation email of my full settled status...
    :D:D:D ;)

    I need to click on a couple of links on said email for proof of something or the other, but I will wait until I get home and use my pc, as I don't trust the smartphone or the tablet a lot...

    Elated and happy that the artificial hurdle has been dealt with, now i have made an appointment for my wife...
  5. Anon04576
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    Anon04576 Well-Known Member

    My Slovakian colleague got his confirmation on Friday.
  6. Markham
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    Markham . Lifetime Member

    Excellent news, Dom, many congratulations!

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