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Staying in Scotland after Brexit

Following decisions by the UK Government, the UK has now left the EU. EU citizens living in Scotland will need to apply to the UK Government’s EU Settlement Scheme in order to continue living, working and studying in the UK. To help guide you through the steps you need to take to stay, the Scottish Government has produced a package of support at

An advice service is available for all citizens living in Scotland affected by the UK Government’s EU Settlement Scheme who may need additional information and support. For more information please call the Citizens Advice Scotland freephone national helpline on 0800 916 9847 or visit

Scottish Government

The UK and Scottish Governments have published advice and guidance to help individual citizens and businesses prepare for leaving the European Union (EU). Please follow the links to the external websites below.

HM Government

Prepare for EU Exit - UK Government advice for businesses and individuals


Home Office

East Ayrshire Council

East Ayrshire Council is one of the local authorities supporting EU, EEA and Swiss citizens to complete the ID verification part of the process. Find out more about the European Union Settlement Scheme.

Contact Information

Council Headquarters
London Road
East Ayrshire
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Telephone: 01563 554400
Textphone: 01563 576167
24 Hour Emergency Helpline: 0345 724 0000 (local rate)