EU citizens looking for information and support to get ready for Brexit can check Oxford City Council’s website for how to get help.

About 13 per cent of Oxford’s population originates from the EU.

With the Brexit deadline getting nearer, the city council has published information to help European citizens get ready for October 31.

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EU citizens have until December 2020 to register for settled status if the UK leaves without a deal, but are encouraged to look at what they need to do well before the deadline.

If there is a deal residents will have until June 30, 2021, to apply.

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Migrant Champion, city councillor Hosnieh Djarafi-Marbini, said: “The uncertainties around Brexit have caused a huge amount of worry, confusion and hurt for many of you.

“We want to make sure you all feel supported through these challenging times.

"We are offering practical support where we can, through our own services and with partners.”

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For most EU citizens the application will be simple to complete, but additional support is available for people who need it.

Oxford City Council’s customer services unit can scan to an Android device and provide computer access.

Asylum Welcome, run by Kate Smart, has a targeted programme, Europa Welcome, to help EU citizens who cannot make the application by themselves.