52,400 Portuguese register for settled status in the UK

in News · 07-06-2019 01:00:00 · 0 Comments
52,400 Portuguese register for settled status in the UK

The British government has received 52,400 applications for settled status from Portuguese citizens living in the UK, which is mandatory after Brexit, according to the Home Secretary.

The ministry said that 65 percent, about 34,300 Portuguese applications, were delivered in one month since the scheme to resolve the migration status was begun on 30 March and until 30 April.

The Portuguese authorities estimate that 400,000 nationals live in the UK.


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