Naturalising as a British Citizen for EEA Nationals – the McCarthy Banana Skin

If you are an EEA national applying for naturalisation in the UK, find out from Fragomen's Alexander Finch why it's important to switch the immigration status of your family members, who did not apply for naturalisation at the same time as you.

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Aug 03, 2016
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Many EEA nationals now facing an uncertain immigration position in the UK are considering applying for naturalisation. Under the current law, an EEA national who has been residing in the UK and economically active (by working, studying, self-employment, self-sufficiency or looking for work) known as ‘exercising treaty rights’) for a continuous 5-year period will automatically gain a legal status known as ‘permanent residence’, and 1 year after they gain this status they can potentially apply for naturalisation as a British citizen.Read more.

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