Dear Home Office,
Can you please clarify does Home office issue COA to Non EEA family member of EEA national after submitting EEA(PR) application or not.IF yes it will be full COA or Short COA. like in EEA(FM) and eea retain right application.
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Dear Subhash Pandeya,
Thank you for your enquiry dated 20th May about COA for EEA PR application.
A certificate of application will be issued following receipt of a valid application for an EEA residence card.
An application for a residence card is valid where:
* you have paid the correct fee for your application
* you have successfully enrolled your biometric information in relation to the application
You will receive your certificate of application shortly after successful enrolment of your biometric information. If you enrolled your biometric information less
than 21 days ago, please do not contact us regarding your certificate of application.
If you do not pay the correct fee, or do not enrol your biometric information, your application will not be considered valid and will be rejected.
The above information is taken from the following link, which contains further information which you may find useful:
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