Windrush Compensation Scheme Eligibility Criteria - Good Law Project

Windrush Compensation Scheme Eligibility Criteria

Note section to point A1: 

1. If you currently live in the UK, your status is lawful if: 

- You arrived from a Commonwealth country and settled in the UK before 1 January 1973, and have been continuously resident in the UK since; or

- You were a Commonwealth citizen with rights of abode and had ordinarily resident status in the UK on 1 January 1973; or

- You are a UK-born child or grandchild of a Commonwealth citizen (including deceased) who settled in the UK before 1 January 1973, or had right of abode and had ordinarily resident status in the UK on 1 January 1973; or

- You arrived from any country before 31 December 1988 and are now a lawful British citizen or are lawfully in the UK (e.g. you have indefinite leave to remain).