Renfrewshire Council

Brexit information

Advice for EU citizens

If you live in Renfrewshire but come from a European Union (EU) country, we are grateful for the contribution you make to our area. We hope that you feel safe and welcome here.

The Scottish Government have commissioned JustRight Scotland to develop fact sheets about your rights to live, work, study and access healthcare, benefits and housing in Scotland.

The fact sheets are also available in Italian, Lithuanian, Polish, Romanian and Spanish:

What do you need to know?

The MyGov website provides information and guidance to help you deal with the exit from the EU.

EU Exit - What do I need to know?

Am I affected by Brexit?

The UK Government website provides a step-by-step guide to Brexit for you and/or your business.

Find it here - What does Brexit mean for you?

EU Settlement Scheme

The EU Settlement Scheme provides details about how EU citizens and their families can obtain settled status in the UK.

The deadline for applications was 30 June 2021, but you may still be able to apply.

Find out your eligibility here - EU Settlement Scheme.

Information for late applicants
Information for those who have status already or a pending application
Guidance for community groups
Guidance for landlords
Guidance for employers

Council preparedness for Brexit implications

Updates are provided as required to our elected members by senior officers, including the Chief Executive, to address all arising issues and analyse all risks associated with our exit from the EU.

Latest elected member update on Brexit

Advice for businesses

Support for businesses in Scotland operating after Brexit, including new customs processes, VAT changes, new product markings and labelling, and more, can be found here: Operating after Brexit.

A list of upcoming free webinars which support changes for businesses following Brexit can be found at: Operating after Brexit - Events.