UK EEA family permit is a document is for the nationals who live outside the EEA but has a family member living in EEA who is not a UK citizen. The non – EEA national will need to be with an EEA national or join them in the UK.
UK EEA family permit is valid for only six months so the applicant who needs to become a resident in UK needs to apply for a resident permit.
The applicant can apply as
The applicant can also apply as if they are the main carer of
The EEA family member should be working, jobseeker, self employed, studying, and self sufficient or have a permanent right of residence.
You don’t have to apply for a visa if you hold a valid residence card permanent residence card issued in the UK.
You should apply for a visa to join your family member instead if your family member is a British citizen.
The processing time depends the embassy where the applicant has submitted their documents.
The visa application process is free.