- Post Brexit plans for UK citizens living in Europe
I know there’s a few on here.
As a hard Brexit is looking more likely I started to consider my options rather than sticking to my original plan of “wait and see”.
I’ve been living in Austria for some years now, looks like a hard Brexit will probably mean having to change my nationality. Although Austria is my home now, in my heart I’m still a Brit, so it won’t be without some regret if I do change.
Anyone else in a similar position? I know Colp and Iolo are also in Austria – what’s your plans?Posted 2 years agojambalayaMember
I have a UK passport and intend to retire into France or Portugal. I am not expecting any issues. Arrangements can (and will IMHO) be determined on a country by country basis. If France make a fuss post Brexit I am very sure Portugal will be accommodating. This not not an EU only decision.
I always wanted to retire into Switzerland but cost prohibitive now to live there full time, if I can get a job in Switzerland it could still be in the cards but time is running out as I am 54.
Applications for British passports from French are at a record high, likewise for other EU nationalities living in the UKPosted 2 years agopoolmanMember
I ve lived in spain for 15 years so hope to continue, i would be more worried if i was spanish in london. Some expats here in spain voted brexit, having sold up in uk.
I think there are 300,000 uk pensioners in spain…economically inactive, consumers of healthcare, many having sold up so no chance of buying back in uk.Posted 2 years agothecaptainMember
I predict brexit will be abandoned and even if I’m wrong on that would be amazed if people currently living abroad were not given a straightforward route to residency/citizenship there. It’s more of an issue for those who are currently too young and/or working in the UK but with future ambitions to move abroad who are screwed.Posted 2 years ago
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