On Thursday 10th October, at the Chamber of Commerce and Industry in Dordogne, Perigueux, Mr Roger Haigh, President of The Franco British Network, opened the meeting to update British citizens working and living in France and answering their questions regarding Britain’s departure from the European Union.
After explaining the support offered to British Nationals in the Dordogne, Mr Haigh then introduced Mr Matthew Lodge, Minister at The British Embassy Paris, and Mme Christine Douarinou, Directrice de La Citoyennete et de La Legalite a La Prefecture de La Dordogne.
During the meeting Mr Lodge outlined the requirement and process for British citizens to request a residence permit, in addition to answering questions from the audience
Key take outs:
- The website to apply for a residence permit is now live, see https://contacts-demarches.interieur.gouv.fr/brexit/brexit-residence-permit-application/
- The process to obtain a residence permit and the necessary documents you will need to submit are detailed here
- British citizens in France will have 6 months from the date the UK leaves the EU to apply for a new residence permit, via the website.