More than 130,000 Hungarian citizens have applied to British authorities for a settlement, according to the latest figures from the British Home Office on Thursday.
Britain withdrew from the EU on 31 January last year, but the EU citizens who still legally and habitually immigrated to the country until the end of the interim period following the end of the British EU membership (Brexit) by the end of 2020 retain all acquired rights. However, they must apply for a residence permit for an indefinite period, which is a legal status established in an official name.
This is according to a detailed quarterly summary released by the Home Office on Thursday night Among its citizens By January 31, more than five million people had done so.
Poles and Romanians topped the country-wise list for information with 911,240 and 836,980 applications, respectively.
Of the citizens of the major member states, 472,300 were submitted by Italians, 301,790 by Spaniards, 192,800 by French and 135,240 by Germans.
According to Interior Ministry figures, Hungarians are in the middle sector with 131,120 applications.
Among the citizens of Central and Eastern EU member states, Slovenes submitted the lowest number of applications: so far 4410 Slovenian citizens have applied for immigration status.
As of December 31, there were 4,514,250 UK officers Petition Only 3% of the submitted applications did not get a positive result for some reason.
Within that 3 percent, the home ministry said Thursday night
- Number of rejected applications 34,240,
- 47,870 applications were withdrawn by petitioners,
- 49,210 applications are invalid.
According to the UK Home Office on Thursday, 54 per cent of the estimated applications were finalists and 43 per cent were pre-established status.
The latter is available to applicants who have not yet lived in the UK for five years at the time of submission, but they can wait five years and then obtain a final residence permit. Until then, they are fully entitled to the rights they purchased.
EU citizens living in Great Britain have decided to stay after Brexit, as they have to prove their identity in order to gain established legal status. They live a lifestyle In the country.
They should report if they have previously been convicted of a criminal offense.
The 11-month transition period began after the end of British EU membership at the end of January last year, during which immigration rules for EU citizens remained unchanged.
Therefore, those who came to Great Britain from the European Union before the expiration of that period, i.e. until December 31, with the intention of maintaining themselves, can apply for a residence permit with the same right for a long period of time in Great Britain.
Applications can be submitted until June 30 this year.
However, since the first day of this year, the British Government has introduced a new, uniform immigration regime for newcomers from EU countries and outside the EU, which evaluates applications for installation based on the scoring system, mainly on the basis of applicants’ qualifications and English language skills.