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Passport with visa stamp
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Have you received an invitation from the University of Potsdam or one of its extramural institutions, and would like to know whether you need a visa for your time in Germany, and, if so, which one? If you have questions, please let us know!

Brexit Information for British Citizens 

If the United Kingdom will leave the EU on 31 January 2020 (or earlier), British citizens will have to apply for some proof of their right of residency in order to reside in the territory of Germany. This will concern both British citizens who are already living in Germany and those who intend to stay here in future.

However, the future visa and / or residential regulations are currently unclear. We therefore strongly recommend British citizens to inform themselves regularlyon the possible impact on their residence and on their right to work / study in Germany, e.g. via the British Embassy in Berlin, the German Embassy in London or the local foreigners' registration offices in Potsdam or Berlin.

British citizens living in Berlin are asked to register online at the foreigners' registration office.

British citizens living in Potsdam will be contacted automatically by post by the local foreigners' registration office once there is reliable information available.