I am a British national and have a cohabitation agreement. Will the agreement still be recognised after Brexit?

December 24, 2020, 4 pm: The information on this page will possibly be updated in accordance with the partnership between the EU and the UK.

This depends on whether you entered into the agreement in the Netherlands or in the United Kingdom.

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Agreement entered into in the Netherlands

If you entered into your cohabitation agreement in the Netherlands, it will continue to be recognised in the Netherlands. Whether your agreement will be recognised in the UK depends on the rules that apply there.

Agreement entered into in the United Kingdom

You are advised to contact a specialised lawyer or notary if you want to find out whether a cohabitation agreement entered into in the United Kingdom will be recognised in the Netherlands.