Due to continuing uncertainty following the Brexit vote, EEA
nationals who qualify are acting now to secure their right to stay
in the UK.
No doubt to help with the influx of applications received from
EEA nationals, the Home Office is making changes to its application
procedures. From 1 October 2016, it has announced that European
passports filed with applications on forms EEA(QP) or EEA(PR) can
take advantage of a "return service".
This means that a local authority (for example, a county council
or city council) can, for a fee, photocopy the passport and forward
a copy, with the checklist and application, to the Home
Office. This will enable an applicant to keep their passport
while the Home Office is processing the application. While the
application may be caught in a backlog, at least the EEA national
retains their passport.
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The event is going to take place on 26 April 2017 and is addressed to participants of the Berlin Real Estate sector, in particular those dealing with redensification such as investors, developers, brokers, urban housing associations and engineers.
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