The EU Settlement Scheme opens fully this Saturday 30 March 2019. The deadline for applying in a deal will be 30 June 2021 and 31 December 2020 if there is a no deal Brexit.
Yesterday (19 February), the Guardian published an article on the EU Settlement Scheme titled "People didn’t vote for my son to be separated from his mother” which is based on misinformation. We have clarified a number of the issues raised in the article.
Yesterday (27 January), the Observer published an article, "Insomnia, panic attacks, constant worry – the life of Britain’s EU citizens" which was misleading for the following reasons.
EU citizens living in the UK who have a valid passport are currently able to take part in a public test phase of the EU Settlement Scheme.