Rights groups in France and the British Embassy have long been concerned about those Brits living off the radar in the country, who still might not be aware of the bureaucratic hoops they now need to jump through thanks to Brexit.
Even to this day The Local receives emails from people unsure whether they need to apply.
It also applies to people who already hold a European carte de séjour, are in the process of applying for a French nationality, or are married or PACSed to French or other EU nationals.
The only group who don’t have to apply are Brits who have already obtained dual nationality with an EU country, although they may apply if they wish. Children under 18 do not need to apply.
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👉 🇫🇷 From feedback, we now see 5 key groups that are at risk of falling through the gaps in France. If you know anyone who risks losing their rights, please check that they know they need to apply 🧵 pic.twitter.com/s0l49Vy8cr
— British in Europe (@BritishInEurope) June 14, 2021