EU citizens and their families living in the UK up to 12 April 2019 will have broadly the same entitlements to healthcare, education, benefits and social housing, including supported housing and homelessness assistance, that they have now
Any EU citizen living in the UK by 31 December 2020 can apply under the Settlement Scheme, which will remain open until 31 December 2020
EU identity cards will initially remain valid for travel to the UK
Irish citizens’ rights
If you’re an Irish citizen you don’t need to apply under the Settlement Scheme.
The Withdrawal Agreement provides for on-going recognition of qualifications during the withdrawal period.
The Government has published a technical notice, which includes guidance on the ongoing recognition of European Economic Area (EEA) professional qualifications in the event of no-deal.
This states that for EEA professionals (including UK nationals holding EEA qualifications) who are already established and have received a recognition decision in the UK, the recognition decision will not be affected and will remain valid.
GDPR Personal Data
There are potential impacts on international transfers of personal data, or for data hosted in the EEA, in the event of a no-deal.