The Consulate General of Portugal in Manchester advises all Portuguese nationals residing in the UK to await further Information from the British authorities in relation to the registration for the EU Settlement scheme.

Until then, you are advised to ensure your documents are valid, to keep all your records relating to your residence in this country and to ensure that your details are up-to-date with the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) and with HR Revenue & Customs (HMRC). You are also advised to register at the Consulate, see consular registration.

On 11th January 2019, the Portuguese Government published a series of Preparation and Contingency Measures relating to Citizens’ Rights when the UK leaves the EU. You can access this document on the Diplomatic Portal

All Information relating to the EU Settlement scheme will be published on this page and on theofficial site of the British Government. If you wish to keep up-to-date with the latest news, please click here.

You are also advised to access the brief guide issued by the Home Office, the list of Frequently Asked Questions published by the European commission, as well as the following information videos:

Rights of EU citizens in the UK after Brexit
Rights of Portuguese workers in the UK after Brexit
Rights of Portuguese families and students in the UK after Brexit
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 Applying for the EU Settlement scheme

If you have any questions, please email this Consulate General on brexit.manchester@mne.pt 

The Home Office has developed a toolkit for employers to help employees and their families to apply for the EU settlement scheme. To access it, press here.


*** NOTICE ***

In preparation for the UK leaving the EU, the Home Office announced on 20th December 2018 the role out of the EU Settlement scheme public test phase for 21st January 2019. For more Information, click here

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