Let us know about problems you have encountered when travelling, studying, working or living in another EU country.
The Commission is there to uphold and strengthen your rights as an EU citizen. That’s why we want to know more about your experiences when exercising them.
We would also welcome your suggestions as to how to remove any obstacles you might have encountered when working or studying in another EU country, for example.
You can tell us your thoughts through our consultation on citizenship rights (until 9 September 2012). Your experiences and ideas will feed into proposals in our next citizenship report, due in 2013.
The previous report identified 25 measures [758 KB] the EU should take to make your rights more effective in practice. These actions are well underway. They include slashing red tape for people registering a car in another EU country and resolving cross-border inheritance tax problems.
As a national of an EU country you are also an EU citizen. In addition to national privileges you hold a further set of rights, agreed to by all 27 member countries and guaranteed by the EU's treaties This means you have the right to:
You also have other rights – such as consumer rights when buying something from another EU country on the Internet.
More on the consultation [151 KB]