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If eligible, should I apply for an Irish passport?

If you can obtain Irish citizenship there may be the option to hold dual-nationality and you could then use your Irish passport to evidence your right to work in the UK.  However unlike under the EU Settlement Scheme, non-EU family members of Irish nationals would not have the right to live and work in the UK unless they applied for a visa.

Read more about this and other questions in our

EU Settlement Scheme section.


Given the fast pace of change, we would stress that this information is designed to be informative, not advisory and represents our understanding of English law and practice as at the date indicated. We would always recommend that you should seek specific guidance on any particular legal issue.

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