'Up to 31,000' British expats in Cyprus lack post-Brexit papers

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Up to 31,000 British citizens living in Cyprus - roughly half the total number on the island - have yet to secure the proper documentation which will allow them to remain resident on the island when the transition period expires on 31 December. Under Cypriot regulations, all EU citizens residing in Cyprus must hold a valid MEU1 (temporary) or MEU3 (permanent) residency permit. Any UK citizens who lack either permanent or temporary residence cards will risk being declared illegal aliens by the authorities, with potentially serious consequences. Wendy Nash, of the Cyprus Residency Plann...

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Christopher Copper-Ind is editor-in-chief of International Investment. Before this, he was editorial director of The Business Year, from 2014 to 2017.