Last year, 1381 Britons became Belgian nationals, Flemish newspapers reported on Friday, quoting data from the Belgian Statistical Office, Statbel.

According to the Statbel figures, the number of Britons seeking Belgian nationality has increased tenfold since Britain’s decision to leave the European Union.

After Brexit, Brussels has seen a steep surge in nationality requests from British residents. The UK’s departure from the European Union has yet to be technically started, but British re...


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