On June 23, 2016, 51.9 percent of the participating United Kingdom electorate voted to leave the European Union. As a result, the UK government invoked Article 50 of the Treaty on European Union, declaring March 29, 2019 at 11 p.m. to be the official “exit day” for the Brits.
And while many are planning their “Brexit” (British exit), it doesn’t mean you have to. In fact, this may be the prime time for you to claim a spot as a permanent resident in the European Union, if not become a second residency in another European country of your choice. Here are some of the easiest countries to gain your very own EU residency status.