EEA Registration Certificates

Who may apply for this?

This is aimed at an EEA national who wishes to prove that they have a right to live and work in the UK.

What are the requirements for the EEA registration certificate?

  • You are a citizen of an EEA country;
  • You are working (either in employment or as a self-employed person), studying or are able to support yourself financially and have comprehensive sickness cover.

EEA registration certificate validity

The EEA registration certificate is valid for 5 years and will either be endorsed in your passport or be provided as a separate document. After 5 years, you can apply for a Document Certifying Permanent Residence in the UK.