UK’s Government’s Brexit App Is A Security Nightmare


The United Kingdom is finally set to leave the European Union on January 31st 2020. With just a matter of weeks until the deadline, people are still trying to find out exactly what will change – and what they need to do to prepare.

This confusion is even more worrying for non-UK citizens living in Britain. Most will know that they are expected to apply for ‘settled status’ allowing them to stay in the country without needing a visa for instance – but how do they obtain the necessary permit?

There’s an app for that

The Home Office (the government body overseeing UK immigration) has released a new smartphone app to help. EU Exit: ID Document Check runs on Android devices and is designed to guide EU citizens through the process of applying for settled status, ensuring they have the necessary documents and paperwork in place.

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