EEA Registration Certificate

Visas, Immigration & Nationality

Application for a registration certificate as a European Economic Area (EEA) or Swiss national who is in the UK as a qualified person

Documents Required

Please find below a list of the documents required for your application.

It should be noted that the Home Office will only accept original documents. If no original is available, photocopied documents must be a stamped certified true copy of the original. Where a document is not in English or Welsh, the original must be accompanied by a fully certified translation by a professional translator. This translation must include details of the translator’s credentials and confirmation that it is an accurate translation of the original document. It must also be dated and include the original signature of the translator.

Please note that documents listed are carefully explained whether they are mandatory or optional. You should collect as many documents as possible and use it as a checklist to ensure all documents where possible have been sent as soon as possible. Where you are unable to provide the original documents, please explain the reasons by adding your comments.
The documents we will require from you are as follows:

Evidence of Applicant's Identity
Document Notes Type
Current Passport Mandatory
Previous Passports Mandatory
Recent Passport Photographs (x2) (Photo Guidance) Mandatory
National identity card Optional
Proof of Residence
Document  Notes  Type
Tenancy Agreements/Mortgage statements Mandatory
Utility Bills (electric, water, gas) Mandatory
Bank Statements for the past 6 months Mandatory
NHS/GP letter Mandatory
Correspondences from governmental department (HMRC, DVLA, TV license etc) Mandatory
Telephone/Mobile phone bills Mandatory
Council Tax Mandatory
Proof of Exercising Treaty Rights
Document  Notes  Type
Letter of Employment OR have the form completed and signed by your employer: Employer’s Details Mandatory
Payslips for the past 6 months Mandatory
P45/P60 Mandatory
Self-assessment Tax Return If self-employed Mandatory
Invoices (past 3 months) If self-employed Mandatory
NI Contributions If self-employed Mandatory
Other Documents
Documents  Notes  Type
Home Office Letters  In case of previous refusals, etc. Optional

All documents should be posted or scanned and emailed to us to make sure they meet the requirements.

If you are posting the documents, they should be sent to: iam (immigration and migration), Suite 8, 225 Marsh Wall, Canary Wharf, London Docklands E14 9FW. Please send this as recorded or special delivery for tracking purposes. You are not required to inform us. You can track your parcel with Royal Mail (track and trace)
Please let us know if you cannot provide anything listed and we can discuss alternative documents you may provide. Once we have received the documents, we will inform you via e-mail and update your application in our records.