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The UK is cutting its residency application waiting time from months to weeks to deal with a backlog of EU nationals





A queue of people at immigration at London's Gatwick Airport

LONDON – European Union citizens may get a fast-tracked application process for permanent UK residence as early as next year, according to a report in the Financial Times.

The Home Office has been trialling a new application system that has cut waiting times from months to weeks for some EU nationals seeking residency.

The programme, which includes a new online application form, was rolled out to a group of 20 companies in the summer and has been expanded to include some individuals and their families this week, according to the FT.

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Source:: BusinessInsider.Com

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