When an EU national is working abroad in another EU country, family members also have the right to reside and work in that country, regardless of their nationality. Children have the right to be educated there.
The right to reside
The right to work
- do not need a work permit to work, even if they are non-EU nationals.
- have the right to equal treatment, including access to all social and tax advantages.
The right to education
Children of EU nationals working abroad in another EU country:
- have the right to education in the host country, whatever their nationality, on the same terms as nationals of that country
- must also be given the same access to study grants.
The United Kingdom
All EU law, across all policy areas, will still be applicable to and in the United Kingdom during the transition period. It is currently foreseen that the transition period ends on 31 December 2020.