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Here are the main points we address in the Q&A and where to find them in the video.
0:31 – What’s the big deadline for Brits in Germany?
2:09 – What happens if you haven’t reported residence by June 30th 2021?
3:52 – How should people go about reporting their residence?
5:10 – What happens if you haven’t got your card or interview date by June 30th?
6:52 – How will not having the residency card affect travel?
8:50 – How are different countries dealing with Brits after Brexit?
10:40 – Why the residency card is going to make life better for Brits
12:00 – What are the benefits of permanent residency?
13:08 – Can you get permanent residence status in future?
14:01 – Are there benefits to being a permanent resident?
15:40 – What’s changed for Brits who want to move to Germany?
16:15 – How will it affect people in future?
18:04 – Why getting dual citizenship is much more difficult
19:27 – More about the British in Germany group
Glossary of important German words used or talked about in the video:
1:01 – Ausländerbehörde (Foreigners Authority)
4:45 – Einschreiben (by registered mail)
5:03 – Aufenthaltsdokument-GB (the official name of the residence card for UK nationals)
7:06 – Fiktionsbescheinigung (temporary residence permit)
7:59 – Meldebescheinigung (certificate of registration)
19:04 Bundestagswahl – (federal election)
There are two organisations in Germany that are funded by the UK government (UK Nationals Support Fund, UKNSF) to support people with residence related issues:
• SSAFA – The Armed Forces Charity are funded to support all UK nationals (not just veterans) in Bremen, Hamburg, Lower Saxony and North Rhine Westphalia.
• IOM (International Organization for Migration) are funded to support all UK nationals in the 12 other Bundesländer (states).
Contact details for both can be found here: https://www.gov.uk/guidance/uk-nation…