According to Brexiteers, everything is ruled by Brussels and the Member States of the European Union have no control. Surely, Brits living in Europe have wished it was like that as it would have made their life much easier regarding their resident status application. Currently the 27 countries have chosen many different processes allowing the assumed 3 million British citizens to remain (and there are separate agreements which mirror the Withdrawal Agreement with Norway, Iceland and Switzerland). In addition, the whole process has been slowed by the coronavirus pandemic. How do Brits living in Europe apply for their resident status after Brexit? What is a constitutive Brexit policy and a declaratory policy? What is the deadline? And why is there no single process identical in all countries? That amongst other points will be the subject of this article: British citizens status in EU countries after Brexit Share your experience and opinions below.