Guidance and information on Brexit

The United Kingdom is due to leave the European Union on Friday 29 March 2019 at 11pm, following the referendum in 2016. This page helps residents and businesses to find useful information about Brexit and what it could mean for you if you live or work in Basingstoke and Deane.

Advice for residents

The EU Settlement Scheme

If you are a non-UK European Union citizen, you and your family will be able to apply to continue living in the UK through the EU Settlement Scheme. Find out more information and sign up for updates on the scheme.

Find out about the application process and get support

Get help applying under the EU Settlement Scheme.

Guidance for UK nationals living in the EU

Find out further information on the rights and status of UK nationals living in the European Union, European Economic Area (EEA) and European Free Trade Area (EFTA), and Switzerland by reading the Government's advice for UK nationals.

Check the guidance for the country you are living in.

Guidance for EU citizens living in the UK

The UK government has reached an agreement with the EU that will protect the rights of EU citizens and their family members living in the UK. It has also reached an agreement with Norway, Iceland and Liechtenstein, and a separate agreement with Switzerland. Use the Government's guidance tool to find out what to do and when.

Useful links

You may also find the following guidance useful:

Advice for business and employers

The EU Settlement Scheme

The employer toolkit gives employers information to support EU citizens and families in applying under the scheme.

Useful links

There are a number of websites providing advice and information to businesses about Brexit and preparing for Brexit. The following support for businesses is available.

We are planning a Brexit for business event in the borough, look out for more information on dates and times.

Further information

Visit the GOV.UK webpages on Brexit for further information about the EU Exit. You can also sign up for government email alerts on Brexit.

The Government has also published guidance on how to prepare if the UK leaves the EU with no deal.

Contact us

  • Contact us online
  • 01256 844844
  • Civic Offices
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