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Settlement scheme (FOI)

Settlement scheme (FOI)

Produced by the Freedom of Information office
Authored by Government of Jersey and published on 08 February 2021.
Prepared internally, no external costs.



What is the nationality distribution of people who have not yet completed the Settled Status requirement.


What is the status of someone who has not completed this process. 


Is someone who has not completed this process legally allowed to work in Jersey. 


What are Government plans to deal with non compliance.



There is no data on the number or breakdown of EU nationals who have yet to apply to the settlement scheme, the top eight nationality distribution of the applications that have been received is below;



​Portuguese ​57%
​Polish ​18%
​Romanian 11%
​French ​3%
​Italian ​2%
​Bulgarian ​1%
​Latvian ​1%
​German ​1%


B and C

An EU national who is eligible to the settlement scheme but has not yet applied has protected rights to continue living and working in Jersey and the rest of the Common Travel Area until 1 July 2021, by which time they must have applied to the scheme.  If they do not apply to the scheme before the 1 July 2021 they will have no lawful immigration permission to be in the Island.


Those who have not applied to the scheme by the 1 July 2021 will be dealt with on a case by case basis.  Any person, EU national or otherwise, who is in Jersey unlawfully, falls to be removed from the Island, subject to their Human Rights.

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