Communication from the Federal Public Service Foreign Affairs: Rights of Belgian citizens in the context of Brexit
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The British Parliament has rejected the negotiated withdrawal agreement three times. Yet this rejection does not necessarily mean a hard Brexit without an agreement (no deal scenario). All scenarios remain possible.
It has been decided to postpone the exit date to 1 November 2019
Given the current uncertainties surrounding Brexit and the impossibility to predict which scenario will apply, the information on this website is susceptible to evolve in light of political events. This information does not constitute legal advice, which neither the Belgian Foreign Office nor the Belgian Embassy in London are in a position to provide.
We draw your attention to the fact that, in the case of a "no deal", any decision concerning the rights of Belgians to travel to, settle in or stay in the United Kingdom will be the sole responsibility of the British authorities.
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