What are the reasons for losing Spanish residency or nationality and can I get it back?
Spain

What are the reasons for losing Spanish residency or nationality and can I get it back?

You may have spent a lot of time and effort gaining residency in Spain or even Spanish citizenship, but there are several scenarios in which you could lose your rights to these. Find out what they are and if you can get your status back again.

EXPLAINED: How applying for social benefits could see your Swiss work permit cancelled
Switzerland

EXPLAINED: How applying for social benefits could see your Swiss work permit cancelled

Reader question: What should I do if I lose my Swiss residency permit?
Switzerland

Reader question: What should I do if I lose my Swiss residency permit?

Reader question: Can I buy a car in Spain if I’m not a resident?
Spain

Reader question: Can I buy a car in Spain if I’m not a resident?

OPINION: The cost of Spain’s lunatic bureaucratic residency process
Spain

OPINION: The cost of Spain’s lunatic bureaucratic residency process

More than half of tax address changes in Spain are fake: survey
Spain

More than half of tax address changes in Spain are fake: survey

‘Like running on a treadmill’:  A programmer’s 10-year struggle with Danish migration
Denmark

‘Like running on a treadmill’: A programmer’s 10-year struggle with Danish migration

Reader question: If Britons are already resident in one EU country, can they move to another?

Reader question: If Britons are already resident in one EU country, can they move to another?

BREXIT: How Brits in Spain can exchange a green residency document for a TIE
Spain

BREXIT: How Brits in Spain can exchange a green residency document for a TIE

What’s the difference between Italian residency and citizenship?
Italy

What’s the difference between Italian residency and citizenship?

EXPLAINED: What’s the difference between getting Danish citizenship and becoming a permanent resident?
Denmark

EXPLAINED: What’s the difference between getting Danish citizenship and becoming a permanent resident?

Italian residency: Who needs it and how do you get it?
Italy

Italian residency: Who needs it and how do you get it?

Reader question: How long are Britons waiting for their residency in Spain to be processed?
Spain

Reader question: How long are Britons waiting for their residency in Spain to be processed?

Brits in Germany: what do you need to do to secure your post-Brexit rights and by when?
Germany

Brits in Germany: what do you need to do to secure your post-Brexit rights and by when?

The best banks for foreigners in Spain (and what you should be aware of)
Spain

The best banks for foreigners in Spain (and what you should be aware of)

LATEST: How long are Brits in France waiting for their post-Brexit residency cards?
France

LATEST: How long are Brits in France waiting for their post-Brexit residency cards?

Residency in Spain for UK nationals: Can a lawyer fix application problems and speed up the process?
Spain

Residency in Spain for UK nationals: Can a lawyer fix application problems and speed up the process?

The myths you shouldn’t believe about the rights of Brits in France after Brexit
France

The myths you shouldn’t believe about the rights of Brits in France after Brexit

UPDATE: How much money do Americans need to become residents in Spain in 2021?
Spain

UPDATE: How much money do Americans need to become residents in Spain in 2021?

EXPLAINED: How can Brits in Sweden retain all their rights post-Brexit?
Sweden

EXPLAINED: How can Brits in Sweden retain all their rights post-Brexit?

How UK Armed Forces veterans can get help with residency in Spain
Spain

How UK Armed Forces veterans can get help with residency in Spain

Why some residency applications by Britons in Spain are rejected (and how to appeal)
Spain

Why some residency applications by Britons in Spain are rejected (and how to appeal)

Language tests and deportation for the unemployed – what a Marine Le Pen victory could mean for foreigners in France
France

Language tests and deportation for the unemployed – what a Marine Le Pen victory could mean for foreigners in France

BREXIT: What Brits need to know about visas for Italy
Italy

BREXIT: What Brits need to know about visas for Italy

BREXIT: When is the deadline for Brits to apply for residency in Spain? 
Spain

BREXIT: When is the deadline for Brits to apply for residency in Spain? 

How much money do Britons need for Spain’s non-lucrative visa in 2021?
Spain

How much money do Britons need for Spain’s non-lucrative visa in 2021?

Everything you need to know about becoming a freelancer in Austria
Austria

Everything you need to know about becoming a freelancer in Austria

How to make the most of Spain’s Golden Visa residency scheme
Spain

How to make the most of Spain’s Golden Visa residency scheme

EXPLAINED: What are the different documents Italy’s British residents need after Brexit?
Italy

EXPLAINED: What are the different documents Italy’s British residents need after Brexit?

What foreigners should be aware of before becoming residents in Spain
Spain

What foreigners should be aware of before becoming residents in Spain

How Brexit clouds life in Spanish sun for British second home owners
Spain

How Brexit clouds life in Spanish sun for British second home owners

Q&A: Everything you need to know about Spanish residency for Brits post-Brexit
Spain

Q&A: Everything you need to know about Spanish residency for Brits post-Brexit

Just 5 percent of Brits in France who applied for post-Brexit residency have received their permits, survey shows
France

Just 5 percent of Brits in France who applied for post-Brexit residency have received their permits, survey shows

Why some Brits in Austria are facing delays in post-Brexit residency applications
Austria

Why some Brits in Austria are facing delays in post-Brexit residency applications

Reader question: Can Britons living in EU spend more than 90 days in another Schengen country?

Reader question: Can Britons living in EU spend more than 90 days in another Schengen country?

EU Commission: ‘A stamp in a British passport does not put residency rights into question’

EU Commission: ‘A stamp in a British passport does not put residency rights into question’

End of the Brexit transition period: what do Brits in Germany need to do now?

End of the Brexit transition period: what do Brits in Germany need to do now?

Brexit Q&A: What happens if I didn’t register as a resident in Spain by December 31st?
Spain

Brexit Q&A: What happens if I didn’t register as a resident in Spain by December 31st?

BREXIT: The two mistakes to look out for on your TIE Spanish residency card
Spain

BREXIT: The two mistakes to look out for on your TIE Spanish residency card

How Britons can prove they are resident in Spain when entering the country
Spain

How Britons can prove they are resident in Spain when entering the country

Brexit: What changes for Brits in Spain from January 1st?
Spain

Brexit: What changes for Brits in Spain from January 1st?

These are the documents Brits in Germany should carry when travelling after December 31st
Germany

These are the documents Brits in Germany should carry when travelling after December 31st

UPDATE: Brits in Italy to get EU biometric residence card from January
Italy

UPDATE: Brits in Italy to get EU biometric residence card from January

UPDATE: How British second home owners can spend more than 90 days in Italy after Brexit
Italy

UPDATE: How British second home owners can spend more than 90 days in Italy after Brexit

BREXIT: How many Brits have left Spain and how many are staying?
Spain

BREXIT: How many Brits have left Spain and how many are staying?

BREXIT: Spain stresses TIE card will help resident Brits with border crossings
Spain

BREXIT: Spain stresses TIE card will help resident Brits with border crossings

Brexit: Should British second-home owners in Italy take up Italian residency?
Italy

Brexit: Should British second-home owners in Italy take up Italian residency?

Italy confirms post-Brexit visa rules for British nationals
Italy

Italy confirms post-Brexit visa rules for British nationals

End of the Brexit transition period: what do Brits in Italy need to do now?

End of the Brexit transition period: what do Brits in Italy need to do now?

Brits returning to Spain in New Year warned to carry residency proof
Spain

Brits returning to Spain in New Year warned to carry residency proof

Brexit: Should British second-home owners take up French residency or not?
France

Brexit: Should British second-home owners take up French residency or not?

Brexit: What Brits in Denmark need to do before and after December 31st
Denmark

Brexit: What Brits in Denmark need to do before and after December 31st

Brexit checklist for Brits in Spain: Residency, travel, healthcare, pets and pensions
Spain

Brexit checklist for Brits in Spain: Residency, travel, healthcare, pets and pensions

BREXIT: How to apply for a TIE residency card in Spain
Spain

BREXIT: How to apply for a TIE residency card in Spain

BREXIT: When should British residents in Spain get a TIE?
Spain

BREXIT: When should British residents in Spain get a TIE?

Carte de séjour: Could residence permits in France soon come with a language test?
France

Carte de séjour: Could residence permits in France soon come with a language test?

‘It’s happening’: Italy to clarify new visa rules for Brits post-Brexit
Italy

‘It’s happening’: Italy to clarify new visa rules for Brits post-Brexit

End of the Brexit transition period: what do Brits in France need to do now?
France

End of the Brexit transition period: what do Brits in France need to do now?

How long will Britons be able to stay in France after Brexit without becoming a resident?
France

How long will Britons be able to stay in France after Brexit without becoming a resident?

Foreign students can now apply online for French residency cards
France

Foreign students can now apply online for French residency cards

EU citizen? Here’s how your free movement rights apply in Denmark
Denmark

EU citizen? Here’s how your free movement rights apply in Denmark

BREXIT Q&A: What British second home owners in Spain need to know
Spain

BREXIT Q&A: What British second home owners in Spain need to know

‘What I wish I’d known’: An American’s advice on getting residency in Italy
Italy

‘What I wish I’d known’: An American’s advice on getting residency in Italy

How to apply for a Norwegian residency permit
Norway

How to apply for a Norwegian residency permit

How long will Brits be able to stay in Germany after Brexit without becoming a resident?
Germany

How long will Brits be able to stay in Germany after Brexit without becoming a resident?

FACTCHECK: Have 10,000 Brits really moved to France since the Brexit vote?
France

FACTCHECK: Have 10,000 Brits really moved to France since the Brexit vote?

What is Italy’s investor visa and how can you apply?
Italy

What is Italy’s investor visa and how can you apply?

How long will British second-home owners in Italy be able to stay after Brexit?
Italy

How long will British second-home owners in Italy be able to stay after Brexit?

OPINION: Now it’s time for under-the-radar Brits in Spain to become official residents
Spain

OPINION: Now it’s time for under-the-radar Brits in Spain to become official residents

Brexit: Are you planning on moving to Europe before December 31st?

Brexit: Are you planning on moving to Europe before December 31st?

Spain issues new residency card for British citizens
Spain

Spain issues new residency card for British citizens

Brexit: Five key things to know about applying for residency in the EU

Brexit: Five key things to know about applying for residency in the EU

Residency for Brits in Spain: ‘We’d encourage second-home owners to register’
Spain

Residency for Brits in Spain: ‘We’d encourage second-home owners to register’

Préfectures in France reopen for appointments for residency permits
France

Préfectures in France reopen for appointments for residency permits

Q&A: How will coronavirus crisis affect chances of Brits staying in Spain after Brexit transition period?
Spain

Q&A: How will coronavirus crisis affect chances of Brits staying in Spain after Brexit transition period?

What if I want to move back to the UK with my Italian partner after Brexit?
Italy

What if I want to move back to the UK with my Italian partner after Brexit?

Brexit: How to register as an EU resident in Spain
Spain

Brexit: How to register as an EU resident in Spain

Can Brits still move to Spain after Brexit day?
Spain

Can Brits still move to Spain after Brexit day?

Population of Milan hits 30-year high after influx of new residents
Italy

Population of Milan hits 30-year high after influx of new residents

The pros and cons of becoming a resident in Norway
Norway

The pros and cons of becoming a resident in Norway

‘It’s going to be confusing’: What the Brexit deal means for Brits in Germany
Germany

‘It’s going to be confusing’: What the Brexit deal means for Brits in Germany

Spain denies residency to foreigner with domestic violence record
Spain

Spain denies residency to foreigner with domestic violence record

Switzerland approves phase out of paper-based residence permits

Switzerland approves phase out of paper-based residence permits

‘It’s quite a task’: Meet the UN team helping Brits in Italy protect their rights after Brexit
Italy

‘It’s quite a task’: Meet the UN team helping Brits in Italy protect their rights after Brexit

UK announces €3.3m grant to help Brits living in EU prepare for Brexit

UK announces €3.3m grant to help Brits living in EU prepare for Brexit

‘Anxious and enraged’: Brits in Germany speak out as Brexit chaos continues
Germany

‘Anxious and enraged’: Brits in Germany speak out as Brexit chaos continues

British Ambassador’s parting message to Brits in Spain: ‘Get registered’
Spain

British Ambassador’s parting message to Brits in Spain: ‘Get registered’

Italy grants fewer and fewer foreign workers residency
Italy

Italy grants fewer and fewer foreign workers residency

‘Anti-French’ Facebook comments lead to man being refused residency permit
France

‘Anti-French’ Facebook comments lead to man being refused residency permit

With Boris Johnson as PM what does that mean for Brits in Spain?
Spain

With Boris Johnson as PM what does that mean for Brits in Spain?

MAP: See the new Paris bus network
France

MAP: See the new Paris bus network

El Padrón: Your need-to-know guide about registering with the town hall
Spain

El Padrón: Your need-to-know guide about registering with the town hall

Brexit: What to do if you haven’t got your Spain residency papers in order yet
Spain

Brexit: What to do if you haven’t got your Spain residency papers in order yet

Brits’ anxiety, residence permits and ‘Freundship’: Brexit experts talk to The Local
Germany

Brits’ anxiety, residence permits and ‘Freundship’: Brexit experts talk to The Local

Brexit: Germany plans to extend transition period for Brits in case of no-deal
Germany

Brexit: Germany plans to extend transition period for Brits in case of no-deal

Everything you need to know about Spain’s NIE number
Spain

Everything you need to know about Spain’s NIE number

MAP: Where do all the Brits live in Sweden?
Sweden

MAP: Where do all the Brits live in Sweden?

The ultimate No-Deal Brexit checklist for Brits in Spain
Spain

The ultimate No-Deal Brexit checklist for Brits in Spain

This is the ONE thing Brits in Spain need to do ahead of Brexit
Spain

This is the ONE thing Brits in Spain need to do ahead of Brexit

UPDATED: What Brits in Spain need to know about the new Brexit-friendly residency card
Spain

UPDATED: What Brits in Spain need to know about the new Brexit-friendly residency card

BREXIT: Where can Brits in Spain get help with residency applications?
Spain

BREXIT: Where can Brits in Spain get help with residency applications?

How to get the new piece of Brexit paperwork all Brits in Italy need
Italy

How to get the new piece of Brexit paperwork all Brits in Italy need

What’s at stake for Italy in the Brexit negotiations?
Italy

What’s at stake for Italy in the Brexit negotiations?

A Brexit checklist for Brits in Italy
Italy

A Brexit checklist for Brits in Italy

Foreign residents now make up more than a quarter of the population in Switzerland
Switzerland

Foreign residents now make up more than a quarter of the population in Switzerland

Big drop registered in number of foreigners receiving Swiss citizenship
Switzerland

Big drop registered in number of foreigners receiving Swiss citizenship

American student told to leave Sweden over money error: ‘I feel very frustrated’
Sweden

American student told to leave Sweden over money error: ‘I feel very frustrated’

Swiss-born Italian finally granted citizenship – but not his wife
Switzerland

Swiss-born Italian finally granted citizenship – but not his wife

Becoming Swiss will be harder in 2018
Switzerland

Becoming Swiss will be harder in 2018

Brexit deal a ‘double disaster’ for Brits in Germany, pressure group claims
Germany

Brexit deal a ‘double disaster’ for Brits in Germany, pressure group claims

Denmark’s foreign academics face prosecution over visa technicalities
Denmark

Denmark’s foreign academics face prosecution over visa technicalities

Denmark is EU’s second most expensive country for residency application
Denmark

Denmark is EU’s second most expensive country for residency application

Danish parliament rejects campaign to soften residence bill
Denmark

Danish parliament rejects campaign to soften residence bill

Expats attend Copenhagen demonstration against residency curbs
Denmark

Expats attend Copenhagen demonstration against residency curbs

End of the Brexit transition period: what do Brits in Spain need to do now?

End of the Brexit transition period: what do Brits in Spain need to do now?

Everything you need to know about getting Spanish citizenship
Spain

Everything you need to know about getting Spanish citizenship

‘Do your research!’: tips on applying for residence in Sweden
Sweden

‘Do your research!’: tips on applying for residence in Sweden

Status of Brits in Germany up in the air, as Berlin makes no guarantees
Germany

Status of Brits in Germany up in the air, as Berlin makes no guarantees

Brexit: How to prove you are a resident in Spain by December 31st
Spain

Brexit: How to prove you are a resident in Spain by December 31st

Brexit Q&A: How can Brits get residency in Italy and what documents do they need?
Italy

Brexit Q&A: How can Brits get residency in Italy and what documents do they need?

Heroic migrant gets residency for foiling armed robbery
Italy

Heroic migrant gets residency for foiling armed robbery

Brexit: Brits in Germany urged to apply for residence status before 2021 deadline
Germany

Brexit: Brits in Germany urged to apply for residence status before 2021 deadline

France remains stingy at handing out visas
France

France remains stingy at handing out visas

Norway brings in tough new immigration curbs
Norway

Norway brings in tough new immigration curbs

Migrants shun Italy as crisis dampens its allure
Italy

Migrants shun Italy as crisis dampens its allure

Kremlin critic granted Swiss residency permit
Switzerland

Kremlin critic granted Swiss residency permit

Costa Blanca expats triple pre-crisis home-buying
Spain

Costa Blanca expats triple pre-crisis home-buying

Spain offers rich expats EU residency
Spain

Spain offers rich expats EU residency

Coalition proposal would tie residency permits to German skills
Germany

Coalition proposal would tie residency permits to German skills

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Sweden

New demands for immigrant families

Students suspected of residency permit fraud
Sweden

Students suspected of residency permit fraud

Foreign PhDs ‘won’t give up’ residency rights fight
Sweden

Foreign PhDs ‘won’t give up’ residency rights fight

‘Complex bureaucracy is depriving Sweden of foreign talent’
Sweden

‘Complex bureaucracy is depriving Sweden of foreign talent’

Residency for non-EU buyers of €500K homes
Spain

Residency for non-EU buyers of €500K homes

A message to Brits in Spain from the ambassador and Spanish authorities
Spain

A message to Brits in Spain from the ambassador and Spanish authorities

Codice fiscale: How to get your Italian tax code
Italy

Codice fiscale: How to get your Italian tax code