20. Issue of a derivative residence card

of the The Immigration (European Economic Area) Regulations 2016

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Issue of a derivative residence card

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20.—(1) The Secretary of State must issue a person with a derivative residence card on application and on production of—

(a) a valid national identity card issued by an EEA State or a valid passport; and

(b) proof that the applicant has a derivative right to reside under regulation 16.

(2) On receipt of an application under paragraph (1) the Secretary of State must issue the applicant with a certificate of application as soon as possible.

(3) A derivative residence card issued under paragraph (1) is valid until—

(a) the date five years from the date of issue; or

(b) any earlier date specified by the Secretary of State when issuing the derivative residence card.

(4) A derivative residence card issued under paragraph (1) must be issued as soon as practicable.

(5) A derivative residence card is—

(a) proof of the holder’s derivative right to reside on the day of issue;

(b) no longer valid if the holder ceases to have a derivative right to reside under regulation 16;

(c) invalid if the holder never had a derivative right to reside under regulation 16.

(6) This regulation is subject to regulations 24 and 25.

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