Effects of Brexit on citizens
The withdrawal agreement will safeguard the residence, employment and social security rights of Finnish citizens residing in the UK and UK citizens residing in Finland for life if they have settled in the UK or Finland before 1 January 2021.
The entry of UK citizens moving to Finland after 31 December 2020 will be restricted compared to the earlier status of EU citizens. Similarly, there will be restrictions on the entry of Finnish citizens moving to the UK after 31 December 2020.
According to the current information, UK and EU citizens will not be required to have a visa for short stays of up to 90 days in each other’s territory over any 180-day period as of 1 January 2021.