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I am a little confused. You have not applied for UK residency but as a European national I am also unclear as to why you need to.
I see. The point is that you are not a British citizen. You have simply been here for 5 years. You should apply for citizenship. To become a citizen you would need to apply and prove that you have -
And you must usually have:
I attach herewith a document which sets out the basis of the benefits - http://www.independentage.org/factsheets/moving-to-and-returning-from-abroad/
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it has been drafted for old people but the rules apply to people of all. You are entitled to take 2 weeks away in a 12 month period without it affecting your JSA but you must complete a holiday form first and give the address of where you're staying. Otherwise it starts again.
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I see. They do try and make it complicated. When you are on JSA, you’re entitled to two weeks holiday a year, but only in Great Britain. It’s very important that you let the Jobcentre know that you’re going away. You won’t need to sign on, but will need to be able to receive job information and come home for an interview or start a job at relatively short notice. You aren’t usually allowed to take overseas holidays while claiming JSA. The system is getting harsher, so if you don’t follow the rules (by not signing when you’re meant to, or not going to a job interview or training programme), you could lose your JSA for four or more weeks.
If you plan to go abroad, the best thing to do is to sign off just before you go. When you get back you can make a rapid reclaim online, which should only take 10 minutes. You’ll lose a week or two’s benefit, but you risk losing a lot more otherwise. I hope that this helps. Please rate positive.