With Brexit “done”, British people planning a move to Italy have until the end of the year to ensure a hassle-free move or retirement there. Here is what you need to do to be a legal resident in Italy.
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.
The British Prime Minister’s mention this week that his government is planning to abandon the plan to ensure all EU migrants to the UK must be coming for jobs paying over £30,000 suggests that “freedom of movement” could be less of an issue than anticipated for those moving to Italy. Indeed, for most people looking for a new life in Italy, Brexit shouldn’t be the end of your plans, but just the start!
The UK is on course to leave the EU at the end of January 2020, with the likelihood that British people relocating or retiring Europe after the transition period will need a European visa. So what are your options?
Brexit uncertainty might be the main news in the UK each days – although a deal might be creeping closer – but, in Spain, the government has been doing its best to pave the way for British residents, from guaranteeing expat rights to most recently announcing it would continue the EHIC system if Britain does the same.