With the ratification and entry into force of the Withdrawal Agreement during the transition period, which begins from 1 February 2020 to 1 January 2021, Union law will apply to and in the United Kingdom in accordance with Part IV of the Agreement, more specifically Article 127, unless the Agreement itself provides otherwise. In practice, this means that during the transition period, EU rules on free movement and coordination of social security systems will continue to apply to Italian nationals in the UK and TO UK nationals in Italy. Therefore, even though UK citizens in Italy are no longer EU citizens since the withdrawal date and Italian citizens in the UK no longer apply EU free movement rules in that country, they enjoy the same rights as under EU free movement law. This means that out of 1. February 2020 did not change the free movement rights of citizens living in Italy and the UK (and their family members). Similarly, Italian and British citizens (and their family members) who do not currently reside in the United Kingdom and Italy respectively have the right to move and settle in Italy during the transition period when exercising their rights under Directive 2004/38/EC. At the end of the transition period, the rights of British citizens and their families will be governed by Part II of the Withdrawal Agreement (with the exception of Italian-British citizens who have never exercised their right to free movement). The preamble to the Withdrawal Agreement recognises the objectives of Part II, in particular the objective of protecting EU and UK citizens (and their respective family members) in the event that they exercise their right to free movement before the end of the transition period and their rights can be exercised and are based on the principle of non-discrimination. including rights arising from periods of insurance insured under the social security schemes referred to in Articles 30 to 36 of the Withdrawal Agreement. For British citizens registered in the Italian register (see Vademecum), Italy guarantees the protection of acquired rights on the basis of a declaration procedure in accordance with Art.

18.4 of the Withdrawal Agreement («issuance of residence documents») and under the conditions laid down in Article 19 of the Agreement («issuance of residence documents during the transitional period»). Registration in the Italian register before 31 December 2020 and the provisions of the Withdrawal Agreement therefore allow you to enjoy the rights provided for in this Agreement. The Withdrawal Agreement was approved on 17 October 2019 and entered into force on 1 February 2020. Among the various points is a protocol on Ireland and Northern Ireland Agreement on the withdrawal of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland from the European Union and the European Atomic Energy Community The agreement between the European Union and the United Kingdom sets out the conditions for an orderly withdrawal of the United Kingdom from the EU in accordance with Article 50 of the Treaty on European Union. . The implementation of the Withdrawal Agreement requires action at both EU and Member State level. Find out more about the results of previous negotiations: the Withdrawal Agreement with its chapters on citizens` rights and the Protocol on Ireland/Northern Ireland. For Italian citizens residing in the UK, under Article 18.1 of the Withdrawal Agreement, there is an «EU establishment regime (permanent resident status and pre-established status)», an administrative measure introduced by the UK government that allows EU citizens to continue to reside legally in the UK after leaving the EU….