Useful Information for Cypriot nationals in the UK
*The High Commission of Cyprus in the UK advises all Cypriots living/working in the UK to apply for obtaining settled status before the 31st of October 2019 for securing their own and their families rights after the UK’s exit from the EU. You can apply by clicking here
Prepare for EU Exit UK Government Official Website: https://euexit.campaign.gov.uk/
A) BREXIT/EU Citizens Rights
Settled Status Scheme:
When you can apply for obtaining Settled Status:
There will be no change to the rights and status of EU citizens currently living in the UK until 30 June 2021, or 31 December 2020 if the UK leaves the EU without a deal. You and your family can apply to the EU Settlement Scheme to continue living in the UK. The scheme will open fully by 30 March 2019.
The EU Settlement Scheme will open fully by 30 March 2019. You may be able to apply now if you meet the criteria.
When you choose to apply may depend on your circumstances.
The deadline for applying will be 31 December 2020 if the UK leaves the EU without a deal.
No deal and EU Citizens Rights:
Dual citizenship (also known as dual nationality) is allowed in the UK. This means you can be a British citizen and also a citizen of other countries, including Cyprus. As many UKCypriots have interest in obtaining Cypriot citizenship by descent you may find all relevant information here.
B) BREXIT/EU-UK Negotiations
The EU-UK Withdrawal Agreement explained:
Useful Information for UK nationals in Cyprus:
Announcement: Cyprus stands ready to secure the rights of British citizens residing in Cyprus in case of a no deal Brexit. Click here for more information.