Entitlement: Residence rules - Right to reside: Nationals of EEA member states
Countries within the European Union (EU) prior to 1 May 2004 were:
The EU has an agreement with Norway, Iceland and Liechtenstein (the European Economic Area, [EEA]) and a separate agreement with Switzerland, which confers similar rights of EU nationals on nationals of those countries.
On 1 May 2004, ten countries joined the EU. They were:
- The Czech Republic*
(* Called the “A8” countries - see below)
On 1 January 2007, 2 countries joined the EU. They were:
On 1 July 2013, Croatia joined the EU.