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Germany: residence information after EU Exit

Information for UK nationals on applying for residency status in Germany after the UK has left the EU.

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EU Exit: what you need to know

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In all EU Exit scenarios, UK nationals living in Germany will need to apply for a residence permit from their local Foreigners Authority (Ausländerbehörde).

The attached document:

  • shows how to find your local Foreigners Authority
  • provides web links to Foreigners Authorities who have published guidance for UK nationals in their area
Published 25 February 2019
Last updated 12 March 2019 + show all updates
  1. EU Exit update: New links to information for UK nationals in 24 German towns
  2. EU Exit update: Links with information for UK nationals in Mönchengladbach, Potsdam and Stuttgart added
  3. EU Exit update: New links to German Foreigners Authorities
  4. EU Exit update: additional links to Foreigners Authorities pages with information for UK nationals
  5. First published.