As a British national, can I still live and work in the Netherlands after Brexit?

If you are a British national and were living in the Netherlands before 1 January 2021, you may continue to live and work here. However, you will need to apply for a residence permit if you haven’t already. You have until 30 June 2021 to do so. If you move to the Netherlands in 2021, new rules apply.

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You were already living in the Netherlands on 31 December 2020

If you are living in the Netherlands and were registered with your local municipality on 31 December 2020, you can continue to live and work in the Netherlands. However, you must have a residence permit. If you have not done so already, you have until 30 June 2021 at the latest to apply to the Immigration and Naturalisation Service (IND) for a residence permit.  This also applies to your family members if they are from the UK.

You have been living in the Netherlands since 2021

If you come to the Netherlands after the transition period, you will not fall under the withdrawal agreement. You must meet the Dutch requirements for coming to live in the Netherlands. You will need to apply for residence on the website of the Immigration and Naturalisation Service (IND). You can find more information on the IND website about the various purposes of stay, such as family, work, and study, as well as about applying for Dutch citizenship.

You have been living in the Netherlands since 2021

You must meet the Dutch requirements for coming to live in the Netherlands. You will need to apply for residence on the website of the Immigration and Naturalisation Service (IND). You can find more information on the IND website about the various purposes of stay, such as family, work, and study, as well as about applying for Dutch citizenship.