EEA Qualified Person Certificate

EEA Qualified Person Certificate

The EEA Qualified Person Certificate is aimed at Europeans who have not lived in the UK at least for 5 years. This document provides evidence that a person is qualified.

To be eligible for this documents a person must be: a worker, self-employed, student or self-sufficient.

A person who is not an EEA national cannot apply for this type of document.

If a European has been living in the UK for more than 3 months he or she can apply for a Qualified Person Certificate.

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EEA QP (Qualified Person) Certificate

This type of document is for those who wish to obtain recognition that they are qualified workers. To apply for this type of document you must be:

  • Must be a European National
  • Must have lived in the UK for at least 3 months
  • You must be either a worker, self-employed, student or self-sufficient

This document will not have an expiry date. However, it is recommended to apply for permanent residence (PR) after 5 years of residence.

It is possible to obtain this document as a jobseeker but you cannot be one more than 6 months and evidence will be required that you are actively searching for employment.

What are you getting?

Qualified Person evidence that you are exercising Treaty Rights

Progression bonus to when applying for Permanent Residence documentation


  • Have evidence that you are a qualified person
  • Use this document when applying for Permanent Residence
  • You can leave the UK and comeback as you require
  • This document can be used when inviting family members to the UK

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