Since Brexit, all that is legally required to remain living in France is a valid residency card. However, there are potential advantages to becoming a naturalised French Citizen. And whilst it is by no means a pre-requisite to live the rest of your days in France, many expats do ultimately choose to apply for French Nationality for a variety of different reasons.
The UK no longer being in the European Union raises plenty of questions for those British people planning on moving to France after Brexit. They now have the same rules as those of other ‘third country nations’, like Americans. Or do they? The UK is, after all, just 22 miles away and connected by a tunnel, not 3,000 miles!
After Brexit, there will be some changes for British people moving to France. Buying property will be unaffected, but if you’re moving permanently, some new rules may apply. Here are your need-to-knows.
Theresa May has put off the vote on Brexit until March 12th, and so the uncertainty continues. Will there be a transition period, or will people moving here afterwards need to follow the visa route? And what about us already here – what is Brexit’s effect on expats in France? How can you prepare and get more certainty around your status?
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