I have a British spouse (not working) and hold a visa as a dependent of an EU citizen? Can we get the Art 50 EUV card?

Based on information supplied by the BMIBundesministerium für Inneres The Bundesministerium für Inneres (BMI) / Ministry for the Interior (UK counterparty: the Home Office) is competent for public security, policing, border control as well as residency and citizenships. It is also responsible for elections and direct democracy instruments as well as the civil service in […]

We’re expecting a child in 2021, how should we do the Art 50 EUV card application?

Based on having the necessary residency paperwork in place that proves your residence in Austria prior to 31 December 2020, the following applies in 2021. The BMIBundesministerium für Inneres The Bundesministerium für Inneres (BMI) / Ministry for the Interior (UK counterparty: the Home Office) is competent for public security, policing, border control as well as […]

I have a partner/family member who is planning to join me in Austria in future, will my residency have a bearing on their right to live and work in Austria?

Yes it can. In 2021 you must apply either for the Article 50 EUV cardAufenthaltstitel "Artikel 50 EUV" The Aufenthaltstitel “Art 50 EUV” is a residency title to be issued to British citizens from the end of the transition period. Its name is derived from Article 50 of the Treaty on European Union. The “Titel” […]

What about children born after the end of 2020?

Children born or adopted after the transition periodTransition Period The transition period (also referred to as the implementation period) is the period following the UK’s departure from the European Union (on 31.01.2020) until the end of 2020. An option to extend this period has not been taken up by the UK government. (either in Austria […]

What happens if I/we divorce, or I leave Austria, or I die?

Your family members that haven’t gained independent right of residence may still be covered by the Withdrawal AgreementWithdrawal Agreement The Withdrawal Agreement sets out the terms of the UK’s withdrawal from the EU and provides for a deal on citizens’ rights. It sets out a transition period which lasts until 31 December 2020. During this time you can continue to […]

Is there a difference between rights gained before or after 2020?

Yes. If you qualified for your rights under the Withdrawal AgreementWithdrawal Agreement The Withdrawal Agreement sets out the terms of the UK’s withdrawal from the EU and provides for a deal on citizens’ rights. It sets out a transition period which lasts until 31 December 2020. During this time you can continue to live, work and study in the EU broadly as […]

Can my children pass on their rights to their family?

No. Children or other family members who are not right holders themselves will not be able to bring their future family members to Austria under the Withdrawal AgreementWithdrawal Agreement The Withdrawal Agreement sets out the terms of the UK’s withdrawal from the EU and provides for a deal on citizens’ rights. It sets out a transition period which lasts until […]

Can I bring my non-UK or non-EU spouse/partner?

Yes, but only if your relationship existed before the end of the transition periodTransition Period The transition period (also referred to as the implementation period) is the period following the UK’s departure from the European Union (on 31.01.2020) until the end of 2020. An option to extend this period has not been taken up by […]

Which family members can and cannot join me in Austria?

Who can join me? Your core familycore family Direct and close family members. Spouse, registered partner, children under 21 (or over 21 if still dependent), direct parents or grandparents; Adopted children are treated as natural children. can join you at any time. Children born or adopted after the transition periodTransition Period The transition period (also […]

How long does my family have to register after they arrive?

Family members arriving in 2021 must register within 3 working days for the MeldebestätigungMeldezettel Austria requires everyone living in Austria (both Austrians and foreigners) to register their place(s) of residence with the local authorities. The confirmation of this registration is called a Meldebestätigung (EN: confirmation of registration), although it is still affectionately known to many […]