Passport stamps: What British residents in the EU need to know when crossing borders

Passport stamps: What British residents in the EU need to know when crossing borders

British nationals resident in the EU have become concerned in recent months as their passports have been stamped when returning home from abroad. Here's the latest on what we know and a message of reassurance for those travelling.

New rules for Austrian nationals travelling to UK from October

New rules for Austrian nationals travelling to UK from October

European nationals face new ID rule when travelling to UK

European nationals face new ID rule when travelling to UK

EXPLAINED: What Brits with EU partners need to know about returning to live in UK

EXPLAINED: What Brits with EU partners need to know about returning to live in UK

Brits with EU partners warned over future problems returning to live in UK

Brits with EU partners warned over future problems returning to live in UK

British drivers will no longer need an insurance ‘green card’ to visit Europe, EU rules

British drivers will no longer need an insurance ‘green card’ to visit Europe, EU rules

Brexit: What happens if you don’t exchange your driving licence in Austria by the June 30th deadline?
FOR MEMBERS

Brexit: What happens if you don’t exchange your driving licence in Austria by the June 30th deadline?

What are the post-Brexit rules about UK driving licences in Austria?
FOR MEMBERS

What are the post-Brexit rules about UK driving licences in Austria?

Britons in Europe face Brexit deadlines with many yet to apply for residency

Britons in Europe face Brexit deadlines with many yet to apply for residency

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

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

How long can Brits stay in the UK without losing their EU residency?

How long can Brits stay in the UK without losing their EU residency?

How do rules for exchanging UK driving licences compare for Brits around Europe?

How do rules for exchanging UK driving licences compare for Brits around Europe?

How to post packages between Austria and the UK post-Brexit
FOR MEMBERS

How to post packages between Austria and the UK post-Brexit

Why some Britons will have to leave EU countries by March 31st

Why some Britons will have to leave EU countries by March 31st

Why these European business owners are staying loyal to London
PARTNER CONTENT

Why these European business owners are staying loyal to London

15-year rule: Long-term Britons in Europe to get right to vote in UK elections

15-year rule: Long-term Britons in Europe to get right to vote in UK elections

Brexit: Why some Brits in Austria are losing benefit payments
FOR MEMBERS

Brexit: Why some Brits in Austria are losing benefit payments

How Britons can move to Austria to live and work post-Brexit

How Britons can move to Austria to live and work post-Brexit

‘Costs and hurdles’: How Brexit is already hurting Austria-UK trade

‘Costs and hurdles’: How Brexit is already hurting Austria-UK trade

First Britons in Austria receive post-Brexit residency cards

First Britons in Austria receive post-Brexit residency cards

How Britons in Austria can secure post-Brexit residency
FOR MEMBERS

How Britons in Austria can secure post-Brexit residency

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

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?
FOR MEMBERS

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

Ten percent of Britons living in Vienna have applied for Austrian residency since Brexit

Ten percent of Britons living in Vienna have applied for Austrian residency since Brexit

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’

Reader question: Can Brits stay more than 90 days in the EU if they have a spouse with an EU passport?

Reader question: Can Brits stay more than 90 days in the EU if they have a spouse with an EU passport?

Bovril, tea… ham sandwiches: What can you bring back from the UK into your EU country?

Bovril, tea… ham sandwiches: What can you bring back from the UK into your EU country?

EHIC or GHIC: What’s the latest on European health insurance cards for Britons?

EHIC or GHIC: What’s the latest on European health insurance cards for Britons?

British pensioners and students living in Europe urged to apply for new EHIC card

British pensioners and students living in Europe urged to apply for new EHIC card

UPDATE: British residents of EU told not to worry about ‘souvenir’ passport stamps

UPDATE: British residents of EU told not to worry about ‘souvenir’ passport stamps

‘We warned you’: Call for urgent action after Britons living in EU denied entry

‘We warned you’: Call for urgent action after Britons living in EU denied entry

BREXIT: What Brits in Europe need to know about travel from January 2021

BREXIT: What Brits in Europe need to know about travel from January 2021

How the Brexit deal has changed daily lives of British residents in Europe

How the Brexit deal has changed daily lives of British residents in Europe

‘It’s time to put Brexit behind us’: EU chiefs sign trade deal with UK

‘It’s time to put Brexit behind us’: EU chiefs sign trade deal with UK

Brexit will throw up endless hurdles for Britons in Europe, but we’ll be there to help

Brexit will throw up endless hurdles for Britons in Europe, but we’ll be there to help

ANALYSIS: Britons in Europe still gripped by fear and loathing over Brexit

ANALYSIS: Britons in Europe still gripped by fear and loathing over Brexit

‘Devastating’: Anger and dismay after UK decides to pull out of EU’s Erasmus student scheme

‘Devastating’: Anger and dismay after UK decides to pull out of EU’s Erasmus student scheme

‘Plans ruined and job opportunities lost’: Freedom of movement ends as Brexit reality dawns for Britons across Europe

‘Plans ruined and job opportunities lost’: Freedom of movement ends as Brexit reality dawns for Britons across Europe

‘The deal is done’: EU and UK finally reach a Brexit trade agreement

‘The deal is done’: EU and UK finally reach a Brexit trade agreement

‘Landlocked’ in the EU: Are you affected by loss of onward freedom of movement?

‘Landlocked’ in the EU: Are you affected by loss of onward freedom of movement?

British tourists set to face Europe’s Covid-19 travel ban from January 2021

British tourists set to face Europe’s Covid-19 travel ban from January 2021

UPDATED: UK and EU abandon deadline to continue Brexit trade deal talks

UPDATED: UK and EU abandon deadline to continue Brexit trade deal talks

What Brits in Austria must do to prepare for the realities of Brexit

What Brits in Austria must do to prepare for the realities of Brexit

What Britons in Austria need to know about exchanging UK driving licences

What Britons in Austria need to know about exchanging UK driving licences

EU announces no-deal plans to guarantee road and air travel with UK in January

EU announces no-deal plans to guarantee road and air travel with UK in January

OPINION: Britons living in Europe will be locked out of UK by ‘inhumane’ law

OPINION: Britons living in Europe will be locked out of UK by ‘inhumane’ law

Brexit: European nationals warned of change in travel rules when visiting UK in future

Brexit: European nationals warned of change in travel rules when visiting UK in future

Defeat for rights of Britons wanting to return from EU in future

Defeat for rights of Britons wanting to return from EU in future

Brits in EU risk losing UK bank accounts ‘within weeks’

Brits in EU risk losing UK bank accounts ‘within weeks’

Travel between EU and UK: Pet owners warned about four-month waiting period

Travel between EU and UK: Pet owners warned about four-month waiting period

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

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

‘Doors will close for Brits in EU’: Why the UK’s post-Brexit immigration plan has sparked alarm

‘Doors will close for Brits in EU’: Why the UK’s post-Brexit immigration plan has sparked alarm

EU or non-EU? Which passport queue should Brits use after Brexit?

EU or non-EU? Which passport queue should Brits use after Brexit?

The Local’s view: Most Brits in Europe didn’t ask for Brexit, but now we have to make it work

The Local’s view: Most Brits in Europe didn’t ask for Brexit, but now we have to make it work

OPINION: If the UK won’t stand up for the rights of Britons in Europe then it’s down to us
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OPINION: If the UK won’t stand up for the rights of Britons in Europe then it’s down to us

OPINION: We shouldn’t expect special treatment from EU just because we’re British

OPINION: We shouldn’t expect special treatment from EU just because we’re British

Brits living in Europe warned of post-Brexit ‘consequences’

Brits living in Europe warned of post-Brexit ‘consequences’

OPINION: ‘Nothing can stop Brexit now, we will all feel foreign on February 1st’

OPINION: ‘Nothing can stop Brexit now, we will all feel foreign on February 1st’

Brexit: Britons in Europe urged to look on bright side of ‘devastating’ UK election result

Brexit: Britons in Europe urged to look on bright side of ‘devastating’ UK election result

Freedom of movement: How Brexit is costing young Britons seasonal jobs in Europe

Freedom of movement: How Brexit is costing young Britons seasonal jobs in Europe

EU agrees to three-month Brexit ‘flextension’

EU agrees to three-month Brexit ‘flextension’

EU27 fail to agree length of Brexit extension for UK

EU27 fail to agree length of Brexit extension for UK

‘A massive betrayal’: UK’s no-deal Brexit healthcare pledge for pensioners in EU sparks anger

‘A massive betrayal’: UK’s no-deal Brexit healthcare pledge for pensioners in EU sparks anger

‘It’s not too late for a Brexit deal’: EU’s Juncker

‘It’s not too late for a Brexit deal’: EU’s Juncker

The ‘Brexit election’: Why Britons in Europe should register for a proxy rather than postal vote

The ‘Brexit election’: Why Britons in Europe should register for a proxy rather than postal vote

Brexit: What are the main differences between a deal and a no deal for Brits in the EU?
PAYWALL FREE

Brexit: What are the main differences between a deal and a no deal for Brits in the EU?

No-deal Brexit: Holidaymakers and pensioners hit in pocket as pound falls to two-year low

No-deal Brexit: Holidaymakers and pensioners hit in pocket as pound falls to two-year low

EU’s likely next boss ‘ready’ to back another Brexit delay if needed

EU’s likely next boss ‘ready’ to back another Brexit delay if needed

ANALYSIS: How the English language will change after Brexit

ANALYSIS: How the English language will change after Brexit

Brexit: ‘Withdrawal Agreement or nothing’ – EU deals new blow to rights of Britons

Brexit: ‘Withdrawal Agreement or nothing’ – EU deals new blow to rights of Britons

Brexit: Why won’t the EU act to protect the rights of Britons in Europe?

Brexit: Why won’t the EU act to protect the rights of Britons in Europe?

Europe & You: Boris our ‘best chance to stop Brexit’, EU Green Cards and cash for residency appointments

Europe & You: Boris our ‘best chance to stop Brexit’, EU Green Cards and cash for residency appointments

Europe & You: An interesting new Brexit poll and what’s Switzerland’s problem with the EU?

Europe & You: An interesting new Brexit poll and what’s Switzerland’s problem with the EU?

Brexit expected to be postponed again at crunch meeting of EU leaders

Brexit expected to be postponed again at crunch meeting of EU leaders

Britain and EU set out competing Brexit delay dates

Britain and EU set out competing Brexit delay dates

‘No-deal now a likely scenario’: Brits in EU fearful after Brexit deal rejected again

‘No-deal now a likely scenario’: Brits in EU fearful after Brexit deal rejected again

Cancel Brexit petition heads towards SIX MILLION signatures

Cancel Brexit petition heads towards SIX MILLION signatures

QUIZ: Which European leaders gave these damning quotes about Brexit?

QUIZ: Which European leaders gave these damning quotes about Brexit?

‘We’re ready’: Border checks to return as EU completes no-deal preparations

‘We’re ready’: Border checks to return as EU completes no-deal preparations

‘Three weeks to find a miracle’: Europe reacts to yet more Brexit chaos

‘Three weeks to find a miracle’: Europe reacts to yet more Brexit chaos

EU piles pressure on Theresa May by granting UK short Brexit delay

EU piles pressure on Theresa May by granting UK short Brexit delay

Britons in Europe express anger over UK government’s Brexit healthcare offer

Britons in Europe express anger over UK government’s Brexit healthcare offer

‘Time to think about the 5 million in limbo’: UK parliament votes to delay Brexit

‘Time to think about the 5 million in limbo’: UK parliament votes to delay Brexit

UK moves towards Brexit delay as MPs vote to rule out a no-deal exit

UK moves towards Brexit delay as MPs vote to rule out a no-deal exit

Brexit vote: ‘It’s now time to take the rights of Britons off the negotiating table’

Brexit vote: ‘It’s now time to take the rights of Britons off the negotiating table’

Brits in Europe hold breath with MPs set to vote on Theresa May’s ‘improved’ deal

Brits in Europe hold breath with MPs set to vote on Theresa May’s ‘improved’ deal

UK and EU guarantee flights will operate in case of no-deal Brexit

UK and EU guarantee flights will operate in case of no-deal Brexit

‘Securing rights of Britons in Europe is legally possible, they just need to try’

‘Securing rights of Britons in Europe is legally possible, they just need to try’

The ‘compelling’ reason why Europe’s unicorns are choosing London
PARTNER CONTENT

The ‘compelling’ reason why Europe’s unicorns are choosing London

No-deal Brexit: Which EU member state is being the most generous to Britons?

No-deal Brexit: Which EU member state is being the most generous to Britons?

What happens next in the fight to protect rights of Britons in Europe?

What happens next in the fight to protect rights of Britons in Europe?

Boost for Brits in EU as UK government backs key Brexit amendment

Boost for Brits in EU as UK government backs key Brexit amendment

No-deal Brexit would put ‘6,000 jobs in Austria in danger’

No-deal Brexit would put ‘6,000 jobs in Austria in danger’

No-deal Brexit: Country by country guide to how the rights of Britons will be affected

No-deal Brexit: Country by country guide to how the rights of Britons will be affected

Brexit: Why have British citizens in the EU been left to fight for their own rights?

Brexit: Why have British citizens in the EU been left to fight for their own rights?

No-deal Brexit: Britons in EU could be forced to retake driving tests

No-deal Brexit: Britons in EU could be forced to retake driving tests

Britons in Europe hold breath as MPs set to vote on Brexit deal

Britons in Europe hold breath as MPs set to vote on Brexit deal

Brits in EU demand to be spared from Brexit ‘train crash’ after May’s deal rejected

Brits in EU demand to be spared from Brexit ‘train crash’ after May’s deal rejected

How Brexit and the fight for rights united Britons from across Europe

How Brexit and the fight for rights united Britons from across Europe

Could this EU Green Card save freedom of movement for Britons in Europe?

Could this EU Green Card save freedom of movement for Britons in Europe?

Santa analysis: Claus and Europe feel Brexit pinch, as will UK’s Christmas

Santa analysis: Claus and Europe feel Brexit pinch, as will UK’s Christmas

How a group of Brits took up a struggle for millions of their co-citizens: Part One

How a group of Brits took up a struggle for millions of their co-citizens: Part One

No-deal Brexit: Brits in Europe furious over EU’s new contingency plan

No-deal Brexit: Brits in Europe furious over EU’s new contingency plan

How Brexit is fuelling stress and anxiety for vulnerable Brits in Europe

How Brexit is fuelling stress and anxiety for vulnerable Brits in Europe

UK can cancel Brexit before March 29th without EU’s consent, ECJ rules

UK can cancel Brexit before March 29th without EU’s consent, ECJ rules

Pensions and healthcare: UK offers assurances to Brits in EU over no-deal Brexit

Pensions and healthcare: UK offers assurances to Brits in EU over no-deal Brexit

EU’s ‘no-deal’ Brexit plan spells out bad news for British travellers

EU’s ‘no-deal’ Brexit plan spells out bad news for British travellers

Brexit road-tripper: ‘It has made me appreciate what Europe has to offer and what we have to lose’

Brexit road-tripper: ‘It has made me appreciate what Europe has to offer and what we have to lose’

Pet travel after Brexit: Brits living in EU urged to visit vets

Pet travel after Brexit: Brits living in EU urged to visit vets

‘Enough is enough’: Brits living in Europe take citizens’ rights fight to London

‘Enough is enough’: Brits living in Europe take citizens’ rights fight to London

Austria says EU will find a way to ensure a Brexit deal

Austria says EU will find a way to ensure a Brexit deal

EU’s Barnier open to brief extension of Brexit talks

EU’s Barnier open to brief extension of Brexit talks

Could Brexit talks be extended if there’s no divorce deal? We will see, says Austria’s Kurz

Could Brexit talks be extended if there’s no divorce deal? We will see, says Austria’s Kurz

Styrian dream or stygian nightmare? Austria’s Brexit car roulette

Styrian dream or stygian nightmare? Austria’s Brexit car roulette

How will Brexit affect UK pension holders living abroad?
PARTNER CONTENT

How will Brexit affect UK pension holders living abroad?

Could flights between the UK and EU really be grounded after Brexit?

Could flights between the UK and EU really be grounded after Brexit?

‘The EU should not allow the symbol of peace in Europe to become a symbol of waste’

‘The EU should not allow the symbol of peace in Europe to become a symbol of waste’

EasyJet to set up new company in Austria to prepare for Brexit

EasyJet to set up new company in Austria to prepare for Brexit

Overseas voters urged to have their say in the UK general election

Overseas voters urged to have their say in the UK general election

Just how guaranteed are the rights of Britons living in Europe?

Just how guaranteed are the rights of Britons living in Europe?

Key victory for family rights of Britons returning to the UK from EU

Key victory for family rights of Britons returning to the UK from EU

Four out of five British expats fear Brexit will strip them of rights to live abroad

Four out of five British expats fear Brexit will strip them of rights to live abroad

OPINION: Brexit and Brits in the EU – bargaining chip or afterthought?

OPINION: Brexit and Brits in the EU – bargaining chip or afterthought?

Austrian chancellor: Trump travel ban ‘highly problematic’

Austrian chancellor: Trump travel ban ‘highly problematic’

Brexit: Supreme Court rules Theresa May can’t trigger EU divorce alone

Brexit: Supreme Court rules Theresa May can’t trigger EU divorce alone

UK court rules government cannot trigger Brexit

UK court rules government cannot trigger Brexit

Austrian case offers British expats hope after Brexit

Austrian case offers British expats hope after Brexit

Brexit predicted to cut growth in Austria by 0.5%

Brexit predicted to cut growth in Austria by 0.5%

Austria: ‘Great Britain will probably be Little Britain’

Austria: ‘Great Britain will probably be Little Britain’

Austrian minister: Britain ‘will remain in the EU’

Austrian minister: Britain ‘will remain in the EU’

Pleas for pragmatism as EU charts post-Brexit future

Pleas for pragmatism as EU charts post-Brexit future

The burning questions for British expats about Brexit

The burning questions for British expats about Brexit

Hofer: EU referendum for Austria if there are no reforms

Hofer: EU referendum for Austria if there are no reforms

Europe’s leaders bicker as Brexit reality bites

Europe’s leaders bicker as Brexit reality bites

‘No need to be nasty over Brexit talks’: Merkel

‘No need to be nasty over Brexit talks’: Merkel

US urges EU and UK to ‘divorce amicably’

US urges EU and UK to ‘divorce amicably’

Why we are part of the Brexit problem – and what to do

Why we are part of the Brexit problem – and what to do

Brits in Austria ‘numb’ after UK opts for Brexit

Brits in Austria ‘numb’ after UK opts for Brexit

European nationalists seek to ride Brexit to victory

European nationalists seek to ride Brexit to victory

Has bureaucracy deprived Brits abroad of their vote?

Has bureaucracy deprived Brits abroad of their vote?

Remain vote strongest among British expats in Austria

Remain vote strongest among British expats in Austria

Deadline for overseas Brexit voters looms

Deadline for overseas Brexit voters looms

Brits: Why vote away your right to move in Europe?

Brits: Why vote away your right to move in Europe?

EU likely to ‘divorce’ UK if Brexit happens

EU likely to ‘divorce’ UK if Brexit happens

Brits: don’t let bumbling councils steal your vote

Brits: don’t let bumbling councils steal your vote

British expats: have your say in this historic decision

British expats: have your say in this historic decision

Brexit would leave expats in ‘ghastly’ legal limbo for years

Brexit would leave expats in ‘ghastly’ legal limbo for years

Expats lose bid to scrap 15 year rule for EU referendum

Expats lose bid to scrap 15 year rule for EU referendum

Survey: Could Brits in Europe put the brakes on Brexit?

Survey: Could Brits in Europe put the brakes on Brexit?

5 practical things Brits abroad can do to keep UK in the EU

5 practical things Brits abroad can do to keep UK in the EU

‘Hug a Brit to stop Brexit’ Europeans urged

‘Hug a Brit to stop Brexit’ Europeans urged

VIDEO: Brits in Europe say why UK should stay

VIDEO: Brits in Europe say why UK should stay

Brit travels entire EU on Brexit fact-finding tour

Brit travels entire EU on Brexit fact-finding tour

Brits in EU: It’s your future, so act now to keep Britain in

Brits in EU: It’s your future, so act now to keep Britain in

EU launches legal action against UK over breach of Brexit deal

EU launches legal action against UK over breach of Brexit deal

OPINION: ‘All certainty has vanished’ for British citizens living in Europe

OPINION: ‘All certainty has vanished’ for British citizens living in Europe

‘Brexit terms must be respected’: EU’s Barnier sends message to Boris Johnson

‘Brexit terms must be respected’: EU’s Barnier sends message to Boris Johnson