I sent my non-EU direct family member application to the Home office one week ago. I know I have to wait around 6 months before I can get the actual residence card. As far as I know, the Home office issues a certificate that that states whether I am allowed to live and work legally in the UK. How long does one normally wait before getting this certificate?

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Normally within three weeks of your completed biometric enrollment. EEA residence COA.

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