However, it is likely these individuals will need to prove a number of different things with regards to their circumstances.
For example, they may need to provide evidence that they have settled status, or the right to clam benefits in the UK which is known as a “right to reside”.
Similarly, they could also have to show the UK, Ireland, Channel Islands or Isle of Man is their main home and that they have plans to stay, referred to as being “habitually resident”.
As Brexit was enacted, people originally from the EU living in the UK needed to apply for the EU Settlement Scheme. The deadline to do so was set as June 30, 2021.