European Economic Area and Switzerland
European nationals and dependants
As a National or dependent of countries in the European Economic Area (EEA) and Switzerland, you can come to, live in, work and then settle in the UK.
If you are not an EEA or Swiss national, or the family member of an EEA or Swiss national, go to the Visas and immigration section to find out other ways you can apply to come here.
Residence documents for European citizens
If you are an EEA or Swiss national in the UK, you can apply for documents to confirm your right of residence under European law.
Apply for a EEA residence document
EEA family permits for family members
As a non-European family member of EEA and Swiss national you should apply for a EEA family permit before you can come to the UK, and how you can apply for one.
Apply for a EEA family permit
Residence documents for family members
As a non-European family member of EEA or Swiss national you can, while in the UK, apply for documents to confirm your rights of residence under European law.
Apply for a non EEA residence document