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Do you need Comprehensive Sickness Insurance (CSI) for settled status?

No. The CSI requirement was scrapped for EU Settlement Scheme applications. 


To apply for pre-settled or settled status, you do not need to demonstrate that you are in one of the ‘qualified person’ categories (worker, self-employed, jobseeker, self-sufficient with CSI or student with CSI). 


The EU Settlement Scheme checks for your residence in the UK. 


To be eligible for settled status, you you usually need evidence that you had been living in the UK for at least 6 months out of every 12 months for a continuous period of 5 years, and this period started before 31 December 2020.  For more information see: https://www.the3million.org.uk/absence-calculator