Just eight months for ‘missing Brits’ to get Dutch residency files

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There are nevertheless 3,550 British individuals in the Netherlands who have not registered for their residency files, according to the Dutch immigration company.

As a final result of Brexit, by the conclusion of June – in 8 months – all British nationals in the Netherlands need to have to have used for Dutch documentation in order to carry on living in the state.

Final calendar year, the IND wrote to around 40,000 British nationals asking them to implement for a residency permit or exchange their previous documentation for the new move.

The British embassy has believed that all around 45,000 British nationals live in the Netherlands. Nevertheless, in accordance to nationwide studies agency CBS, the Netherlands is at the moment residence to 95,174 people with British nationality, of whom 54,666 are to start with technology migrants. Many have taken Dutch nationality and do not will need a residence permit, but there may perhaps be more folks dwelling under the radar or unregistered.

In one more complication, some 11,000 British nationals who have applied for the ‘permanent home document’ less than Britain’s withdrawal arrangement from the EU, have been instructed they need to have to deliver in new photographs. The IND Dutch immigration business advised DutchNews.nl that it seems that when the Brits went to an workplace to have a photograph and their fingerprints taken, some of the cameras were defective.

‘The photographs are of lower high quality and do not comply with stringent European norms,’ a spokeswoman advised DutchNews.nl. ‘One of the difficulties was lighting that was too robust. Working day-to-working day this will not bring about issues for customers but we want them to comply with the stringent European norms. This is why the IND needs to improve the passes.’

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