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

Get Ready for BREXIT UKGov website

Brexit and Cyprus (Official Government of Cyprus Website)

Prepare for EU Exit UK Government Official Website:

A) BREXIT/EU Citizens Rights

Continue to live in the UK after it leaves the EU

EU citizens’ rights Q&A

What are your EU citizenship rights?

Settled Status Scheme:

Apply For Settled Status in the UK 

Settled and pre-settled status for EU citizens and their families

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.

EU citizens’ rights and settlement scheme

No deal and EU Citizens Rights: 

Policy paper on citizens’ rights in the event of a no deal Brexit

Dual citizenship:

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.

Useful Videos

Video about EU citizens’ rights, settled status in the UK & Brexit

Video about Questions & Answers about EU citizens’ rights and Brexit

Video about Families and Students in the UK: your rights after Brexit 

Video about workers in the UK: how will Brexit affect your EU citizenship rights?


B) BREXIT/EU-UK Negotiations

The EU-UK Withdrawal Agreement explained:

Brexit preparedness by the European Commission 


Useful Information for UK nationals in Cyprus:

Brexit and Cyprus (Official Government of Cyprus Website)


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. 

Ministry of Interior BREXIT updates


How to Apply for a Registration Certificate (MEU1)

National Brexit information in Member States