Hi, I am Portuguese living in Uk for the last 10 years. I have been always working, but from February 2012 until December 2012 i claimed jobseekers allowance and housing benefits as my hours at work were reduced to 7.5 per week. I was also studying and finishing a part time graduation.

Now i went on maternity leave on December 2016 and i am supposed to come back to work in November 2017.

Am I still able to get permanent residency?

Many Thanks,

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Thank you for your question.

In some cases ,you may still qualify for Permanent Residency as a jobseeker. We would need to talk with you further to establish a timeline and assist you with collating the correct documentation to support your application.
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