On 31 January 2020, the formal departure of the United Kingdom from the European Union took effect. Subsequently, on 1 February began a transition period to reach an agreement on trade, aviation rules and other issues related to Brexit which will go on until the end of 2020.
Brexit is going to happen on 31 October 2019 and it will lead to a lot of changes for UK citizens living in the Czech Republic. On October 1, we were streaming a special webinar on Facebook and sharing our knowledge about Brexit with the people who are interested in the topic. So, here comes a summary of the most important recommendations from the Ministry of Interior to all UK citizens who reside in the Czech Republic.
What is the latest status about Brexit? Сurrently known that a transitional period will start October 31, 2019 and last until December 31, 2020, it gives the UK residents in the Czech Republic the right to stay in the country and the possibility to take measures to resolve permit issues related to keep on staying legally. The paperwork must be done before October 31, 2019 – the day when Brexit will happen because after that Brits won’t be considered as UK citizens.
The Czech Republic, the Central European country is the most liberal European country regarding lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender (LGBT+) rights according to CEE New Perspectives. For example, it was the first post-communist nation to legalize same-sex registered partnerships from other European nations.
Are you an EU citizen or non-EU citizen living in the Czech Republic? Do you want to obtain a permanent residence permit? There are a couple of things that you should keep in mind when starting the process. In this article, we have included all the important information an EU citizen or non-EU citizen needs when applying for a permanent residence permit in the Czech Republic.