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Key Points

  • The website to obtain residency cards will remain open for applications until September 30, 2021
  • The website is linked here
  • UK Citizens who were living in France on or before December 31, 2020, need to apply to secure a right to work and reside in France


Under the Brexit Withdrawal Agreement, UK Citizens are required to apply for residency in the EU state that they intend to reside. After the original deadline of June 30 passed, France has given UK Citizens until September 30, 2021, to apply for their residency.

Looking Ahead

The authorities in France said that they have not received as many applications as anticipated and therefore the decision to extend the deadline was made.

Source: France Interior Ministry

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