EU Citizens Staying in Scotland: Package of Support

The First Minister has written an open letter  ( to all EU citizens in Scotland, telling you how much the Scottish Government values your contribution and urging you to stay in Scotland. As well as publicly stating their desire for EU citizens to remain in Scotland, the Scottish Government has produced a Stay in Scotland package of practical support and advice which can be found at

It includes:

  • £250,000 of dedicated resource for community based support across Scotland
  • a support and advice service for EU citizens with more complex needs or particular challenges. This is currently being rolled out with more information available at:
  • a ‘Stay in Scotland’ toolkit to support EU citizens and employers with EU staff which includes a poster, a factsheet, digital content and guides

The ‘Stay in Scotland’ toolkit

The toolkit provides a range of materials EU citizens. It includes information on the UK Government’s EU Settlement Scheme, details of the application process and requirements and links to other resources. You can download the contents of the toolkit below.

Guide for EU Citizens