The following questions relate only to the impact of the United Kingdom`s withdrawal from the European Union on your stay in Germany. Other issues related to withdrawal, in particular social security, including pension rights or recognition of professional qualifications, are not covered here. Please contact the competent authorities, by . B the social security institutions concerned with social security or the bodies listed here, if you have any questions about the recognition of professional qualifications. Note: Even if you are a national of one of the EU Member States or another country with which the EU has concluded a residence agreement, under EU rules you have the right to receive documents under the Withdrawal Agreement, as explained below. However, this is subject to a fee and is usually not beneficial to you. For the period after the uk`s withdrawal from the EU, a transition period has been agreed, ending on 31 December 2020. During this transitional period, the right of residence initially remained unchanged. Only after the end of the transition period will the legal situation change. The United Kingdom will leave the European Union on 1 February 2020.

In this context, the AGREEMENT on the withdrawal of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland from the European Union and the European Atomic Energy Community, known as the Withdrawal Agreement, was concluded between the EU and the United Kingdom, which entered into force and entered into force on that day. It applies throughout the EU, including Germany. Citizens of Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway and Switzerland have very similar rights to EU citizens. The EU has concluded agreements with these countries on very extensive rights of residence. If you are both a British citizen and a citizen of one of these countries, you should behave like Jane in our example. The withdrawal of the United Kingdom from the European Union affects the right of residence of British nationals and their family members in Germany. Immigration authorities provide forms or websites to report your place of residence. If it`s not already the case, that`s not a problem. This may not result in inconvenience to you until June 30, 2021. Only after this date may you have difficulty proving your right of residence if you have not yet registered your residence with the Aliens Registration Office on that date. Note: The British Citizenship Act is very complex.

For the purposes of this information, united kingdom nationals are any person of British nationality who, by virtue of its status, was treated as a citizen of the Union during the United Kingdom`s accession to the European Union. These include British citizens as well as certain holders of other categories of British citizenship from the Channel Islands and Gibraltar. However, British nationals (overseas) are not covered. If you wish to clarify your status in detail, please contact a relevant UK agency. The German authorities cannot provide you with legally binding information about your status as a British citizen and its consequences. The document costs the same as a German identity card: EUR 37.00 for people over 24 and EUR 22.80 for younger people. There is no charge if you have ever been in possession of a residence card or a permanent residence card. These documents will become invalid on 1 January 2022 in any case if you no longer have the right to free movement, but only a right of residence under the Withdrawal Agreement.

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