- 5 Apr 2019
We have produced a package of support to help EU citizens stay in Scotland. It includes:
- £250,000 of dedicated resource for community based support across Scotland
- a support and advice service for EU citizens with more complex needs or particular challenges. This is currently being rolled out with more information available at: www.cas.org.uk/brexit
- a ‘Stay in Scotland’ toolkit to support EU citizens and employers with EU staff which includes a poster, a factsheet, digital content and guides
The Scottish Government, along with others, has already successfully lobbied the UK Government to scrap the £65 “settled status” fee. We are continuing to look at more ways we can support EU citizens around EU exit and will keep our efforts under review.
The ‘Stay in Scotland’ toolkit
The toolkit provides a range of materials for employers and EU citizens. It includes information on the UK Government’s EU Settlement Scheme, details of the application process and requirements, links to other resources and some practical suggestions about how employers can support their EU employees in the workplace. You can download the contents of the toolkit below.
For more information on the EU Settlement Scheme please visit www.mygov.scot/eu-exit-citizens/