The Romanian Embassy in London shows that 498.700 Romanians applied for resident status (SettledStatus/PreSettledStatus) in the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland.
The applications were made in the framework of the EU Settlement Scheme procedure made available by the British authorities to European citizens who wish to continue living in the UK after December 31 2020.
Compared to the previously reported data, valid for the end of 2019, shows an increase with 63.000 people in the number of applications submitted by Romanian citizens.
Overall, within the EU Settlement Scheme there were 3.107.900 applications submitted by European citizens, of which 2.730.200 were already validated, of which 58% were applications for SettledStatus and 41% for PreSettledStatus.
The deadline for applications is June 30 2021, for European citizens arriving in the United Kingdom until 31 December 2020.