The EEA family permit holder is able to enter, live and work in the UK. It is issued for 6 months and the holder must apply for Residence Card before its expiry to remain legally in the UK.
The applicant under this category must be:
- A direct or extended family member of an EEA or Swiss national
- A resident of outside the UK
The EEA national must be living in the UK and should either be a Qualified Person or a permanent resident.