Immigration: EEA Nationals:Written question - 66324

Q
(Sheffield Central)
Asked on: 02 March 2017
Home Office
Immigration: EEA Nationals
Commons
To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, if she will change the text of EEA Permanent Residence refusal letters to remove the instruction to recipients to make preparations to leave the UK.
A
Answered by: Mr Robert Goodwill
Answered on: 30 March 2017

The Home Office does not send letters to European Economic Area (EEA) nationals instructing them to make preparations to leave the UK. The refusal letters notify them that, on our assessment of the evidence provided, we are unable to confirm that they have acquired permanent residence.

The Home Office also provides applicants with information on options available to them, for example, clear guidance on providing the necessary evidence to make a successful application in the future, and of their right of appeal.

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