On 31 January 2020, Brexit was officially set in motion and with that the transition period until 31 December 2020 commenced. In the so-called Withdrawal Agreement (WA), all of the agreements made have been specified. Are you a UK national and currently living in The Netherlands, or planning on relocating to The Netherlands? Let us inform you about where you can find all the necessary information on which steps to take.
Find general information about living in The Netherlands as a U.K. national after Brexit here.
Brexit timeline 2020 in short
Brexit bill is a deal as per January 31st with a transition period until December 31st
January 31st, 2020
The U.K. leaves the E.U. and the Withdrawal Agreement becomes active
December 31st, 2020
The official transition period ends. This automatically makes every U.K. national a non-EU member.
January 1st, 2021
The new relationship starts to form between the E.U. and the U.K.
Apply now for your (temporary or permanent) residence permit!
- If you are about to relocate to The Netherlands as a U.K. national, you will now need to apply for a visa. Through this form, you can apply for a temporary residence permit as a first step of your future move. We recommend you reach out to an immigration specialist to inform you about the exact steps you need to take in your specific situation.
- A different procedure applies if you have been a Dutch resident long before the Brexit completion date. The IND (the national naturalization and immigration department) has invited all U.K. nationals to exchange their residence document for a new version in line with the newly instated Brexit regulations. You find all information available on a permanent residence permit.
- The following link provides information on when your family is planning on relocating together with you.
How can we help?
Are you considering a career in The Netherlands? Are you planning on relocating (part of) your staff to The Netherlands? Or would you like to inquire about successfully partnering with Dutch businesses? The Jimble team is happy to provide you with the necessary guidance and assistance.