Scared of Brexit British rushed for German citizenship

Record number of Britons applied for German citizenship. It is reported by CNN.

According to the German statistical office, in 2016 2865 subjects of the United Kingdom filed an application for citizenship of Germany. A year earlier the figure was three and a half times less. “Apparently, in the dynamics of such a connection with Brexit,” said the German authorities.

In addition, the British also expressed an increased interest in the citizenship of Italy, Sweden, Poland and Hungary. Irish authorities have announced a 41-cent increase in the flow of applications for a passport almost immediately after the referendum on the British exit from the EU.

When the United Kingdom will leave the EU (most likely this will happen in March 2019), then his subjects will most likely lose the right to live and work in the 27 member countries of the interstate Association. Final terms “separation” between the UK and the EU will be formulated during the negotiations.

28 March, Prime Minister of the United Kingdom Theresa may signed the letter with the notice of the authorities of the European Union about the formal start of procedure Brexit. The talks will take two years. The decision to withdraw Britain from the EU were adopted by referendum on 23 June 2016.