New series of British Passports being introduced from 2017

The Consular Division of HM British Embassy has advised us that a new series of UK passports will be being phased in from late January 2017. The main difference is that the passports will revert to having a signature in ink, to be signed upon receipt of the passport. Further Info: https://abta.com/news-and-views/news/signatures-in-uk-passports

11 October – Seminar on How to become an Austrian Citizen

Robin Lumsden, Founding Partner of Lumsden & Partners will be holding a free seminar on 11 October about becoming an Austrian citizen – advanced registration is required. Further information: http://www.vienna-expats.at/events/11-october-how-to-become-an-austrian-citizen/

Consular Corner – fill out your next-of-kin Information in your passport

It’s been a while since since the Consular Section of HM British Embassy has had any news for you, so we thought it was about time we sent you the latest news from us here in the Consular Section. Obviously with the results of the referendum still being digested, there are lots of people out there…

Updated FCO Information about travelling and living in the EU

The FCO has updated information for British Citizens travelling and living in Europe in the EU available (updated 11 July 2016). Currently the Situation is one of „Business as usual!“ https://www.gov.uk/guidance/advice-for-british-nationals-travelling-and-living-in-europe