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Brexit: Retiring to France

Jason Porter writes about what to look out for those planning to retire to France in an uncertain regulatory context.

The prolonged struggles Parliament is having with agreeing the form of the UK’s withdrawal from the EU has meant many Brits who planned to retire to sunnier Mediterranean climes have put their plans on hold.

UK nationals have become used to migrating under the EU’s Freedom of Movement rules, and the current doubt over what the new regulations might be in respect of legal residency, health coverage and the UK State Pension, has meant the vast majority are sitting on their proverbial hands.