European Union - Family & Partner - Residency (Child of EEA National)
Permanent Residency in the European Union (EU) for descendants of an EU national is possible following recent European Union Court rulings and these overrule any national immigration laws.
While the particulars of the rulings are complex, the fundamental principle is one of fairness and avoiding situations where a young person (in this case, under the age of 21 years old and still under the care of an EU national) cannot move to an EU country if their primary care giver has plans to move there.
The particular requirements of this solution are:
- The applicant must be under the age of 21 years old;
- One of their parents must be an EU national; AND
- The parent holding EU nationality must intend to move to the EU country.
This is a complex case and almost certainly requires the assistance of an Immigration firm.