This web page is an introduction and does not cover all the issues. For more detailed information and legal guidance, download the full fact sheet at the side and bottom of this page.
This fact sheet provides information on residence rights derived from European Union (EU) law. For more information on the residence rights of European Economic Area (EEA) national children more generally, see our information page. There is currently no certainty regarding the future of European Union (EU) rights in the UK. However, the UK will remain within the EU for two years after triggering Article 50 during negotiations and EU law will still apply during this period.
EEA derivative rights of residence
Do derivative rights lead to permanent residence?
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