New! Brexit and Britons In France helpguide (PDF only)
Published: September 2019
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The guide is available only as a PDF version as this allows us to regularly update it as information becomes available. Updates will appear automatically in the guide and we will send an alert email to let buyers know of changes.


An overview of the current position
What a no-deal would mean for British residents of France
What a no-deal would mean for second home owners and visitors
What you can do to best prepare?

What changes if there is a deal

Healthcare / S1s and Ehics
UK state pensions and private pensions
Driving licences in France
Changes to pet travel between the UK and France
Capital Gains Tax and other financial considerations
How to prove you are a resident on entry to France after a trip abroad?
Other visa and border control issues
Voting rights
Studying abroad / Erasmus / University rights
Accessing the NHS on trips to the UK
Will French benefits such as housing allowance, child allowance and Aspa pension top-up continue?
What France's no-deal law covers?
Recognition of British qualifications in France
Jobs which non-EU people cannot do
Will exportable benefits from the UK continue?

Step-by-step guide to getting a carte de séjour residency card

Different cards for different groups of people
Will pensioners need to update card annually?
Costs of cards
Income requirements for residency + what's taken into account
Income and self-employed people

Telecoms and other issues

Meetings, campaign groups and ways to stay updated

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