Important Information for British Residents in France

Please read on if you are a British national resident in France and:

  • Without dual French and British nationality
  • With or without a legal relationship/partnership with a French national
  • With or without an existing ‘old style’ residency card

We received an email (ref below) on 21st December from the British Embassy in Paris with a request to distribute to our membership.  The Embassy email was sent to all partner associations in France who have a membership which includes British nationals with a request to distribute to our membership.

From: British Embassy France <>
Date: 21 December 2020 at 19:13:30 GMT
Subject: Important Information for UK Nationals in France
Whatever the outcome of the UK-EU negotiations, UK Nationals in France will need to take action to continue living in France, and to maintain their access to rights and

We are therefore encouraging you all to take action now to ensure that you can continue to live in France after 31 December 2020.




Check the Living in France Guide where you can find the latest information and sign up for email updates:

Follow the British Embassy Paris social media channels (@BritishinFrance; @UkinFrance on Twitter; Brirish Embassy Paris on Facebook or search @UkinFrance on Facebook)

Sign up to the newsletter Voisins-voices: A Newsletter for the British Community in France

Other Assistance

In addition to the above, we previously posted an article here which is may be useful for those applying for residency.

The Embassy have also funded several organisations to provide a ‘help service’. The Anglican Diocese in Europe is funded by the British Embassy to provide help to British residents in Nouvelle Aquitaine. Full details to get assistance are here