Vanguard Solicitors

Our EU Law application lawyers can assist you in applying for your retained right of residence application. Our lawyers will guide you through the process, step-by-step including case assessment, eligibility requirements & supporting documents to ensure you submit all the documents, correctly filled, on time. Applicants can apply for a retained right of residence under the following circumstances:

  • They or another relative’s civil partnership or marriage to that individual ended in a divorce, dissolution or annulment
  • That individual passed away and the applicant had resided in the UK for no less than one year before they passed away
  • The applicant is the child of an EEA citizen who passed away or left the country or are the child of a civil partner, spouse, former civil partner, or former spouse, they were still studying when that individual passed away or moved from the UK
  • The applicant is the parent or that they have custody of a child who holds the retained right of residence because they are studying in the UK

Required Documents

Applicants must provide:

  • Valid passport
  • Two coloured passport sized photos
  • Proof of relationship with the EEA citizen in the UK
  • Evidence of the EEA citizen’s nationality and identity
  • Evidence the EEA citizen holds permanent residence or had been qualified individual in the UK

Additional documents may be required.

Why Choose Vanguard Solicitors?

Competitive Pricing
We offer a competitive price service, we may undercut others with our prices but that does not mean our service will be compromised in any way. We promise to maintain a high standard of work.


Dedicated Lawyer With Direct Access
You will have direct access to our qualified lawyers, who have in- depth knowledge in the relevant are of law. Upon instructing you will be allocated an experienced lawyer who will contact you within 24 hours to discuss your case.


Relevant Law Explained
Laws in the UK change frequently. Our team of lawyers are trained regularly and are kept up to date on all the latest developments. We will advise you on the law.


Highest Success Rate
We are proud to claim that through our wealth of knowledge and experience we are able achieve the results that are needed. Our expert Lawyers put their full efforts in your case as we strongly believe in getting for you what you want.


Do you need advice or help with your legal issues?

Our solicitors will hold your hands throughout the process, liaising with all relevant government bodies, including UK Visas and Immigration, British Consulate, overseas agents and where necessary the courts.

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