Legal Resources and Information

Some legal resources – in no particular order.

Information for people in Scotland affected by the crisis in Ukraine – Scottish Refugee Council – SRC information – we also have a direct helpline for anyone seeking advice or support and that is 0808 196 7274 – this information and more is included on the webpage

Citizens Advice on immigration after being granted refugee status https://www.citizensadvice.org.uk/immigration/after-you-get-refugee-status

Scots Law Booklet – Ukrainian

Ukraine Advice Project UK – Free UK immigration and asylum advice for Ukrainians and their families from qualified lawyers (advice-ukraine.co.uk)

‘Homes for Ukraine’ scheme launches – GOV.UK (www.gov.uk) – CSS information from Home Office

After getting refugee status, your guests should automatically receive an NI number in the post but given the likely numbers coming into the country this might be a bit chaotic. If nothing arrives, try: https://www.gov.uk/apply-national-insurance-number