Episode 11: Voices of the #britsinEU27 – Gill and Clive on applying for French citizenship


Since Brexit, there has been an increase in the number of UK citizens applying for dual nationality with other European Union member states. But what is it like to apply for citizenship of another country? In this episode, Michaela talks with Gill and Clive Metcalf, who live in France, about their decision to apply for French citizenship. They debunk a series of myths about this process, their experience, and present their top tips for anyone considering applying for French citizenship themselves. As they explain, applying for French citizenship is about much more than just safeguarding their rights as European Union citizens.

You can read more about Gill and Clive’s experience in the Connexion. You can also read about what citizenship means to those taking part in our citizens’ panel.