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Consequences of Brexit for British citizens in Austria

Austria has new rules for the residence of British citizens in Austria after Brexit with a new law from December 2020. This means that all British citizens currently residing in Austria have to register again at their nearest residence and settlement authority with  “Article 50” and obtain a special residence card in check format for British citizens in Austria.

The application document (in German only) can be downloaded here.

All UK citizens who are already in possession of a EU registration certificate for Austria will have to undergo this new registration proceedings in order to continue their legal stay in the country.

The deadline for applications is 31.12.2021.

For newcomers after 1.1.2021 and in the future, the rules for residence of third country nationals in Austria will apply.

For personal experiences join "British in Austria" on Facebook.

Please find further information on the website of the Federal Chancellery of Austria.