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Welcome to the Independent Monitoring Authority for the Citizens’ Rights Agreements

We protect the rights of EU and EEA EFTA citizens, and their family members, in the UK and Gibraltar. We do this by monitoring UK public bodies to make sure they implement the rights of these citizens and by identifying any underlying issues. We are independent of government and will be both professional and impartial in our work.

Keep up to date with the IMA

Keep up to date with our latest news and publications below.

Home Office confirms revision of EEA family permit policy

The IMA has welcomed confirmation from the Home Office that EU Settlement Scheme (EUSS) family permits can be granted to extended family members of EU or EEA EFTA citizens

Work for the IMA

Find out about the benefits of working for the IMA and our recent opportunities.

IMA Issues Pre-Action Protocol Letter to the Home Office

The IMA has issued a Pre-Action Protocol letter* to the Home Office. 

Report a Complaint

EU and EEA EFTA citizens, and their family members, have a right to be treated fairly in the UK and Gibraltar. If you have not been treated fairly, tell us about it. From the end of the transition period, you can report your complaint online. The IMA is independent and impartial.

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