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On February 1, 2020, the United Kingdom left the European Union (EU) with a withdrawal agreement. Under the withdrawal agreement, nothing changed during a transition period until December 31, 2020.
The following FAQs apply from January 1, 2021 and reflect the legal status as of December 18, 2020. At the time of editorial deadline, it was not yet known whether an agreement on future relations would be concluded. If an agreement on future relations is concluded, the FAQs may need to be revised.
The questions and answers relate to the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland. In order to keep the answers as brief as possible, the terms "United Kingdom" or "UK", "British citizens", "British people", "British" and " Britons" are used.
Please note that the answers are for your general information only and cannot provide an exhaustive description of all provisions.
General information about the Brexit
Information about Brexit can be found at the Federal Ministry of Labour and Social Affairs (BMAS) (German only).
Information for Employers
If you have any questions about Brexit, please contact the employer hotline at the following number:
0800 4 555520 (free of charge, can only be dialled from Germany)
or personal to your contact person or your personal contact in employer service (German only) in the employment agency.