Brexit with the withdrawal agreement that was signed on January 24, 2020 (effective from January 31, 2020) and during the transition period which runs through December 31, 2020

Jobseekers drawing UK unemployment benefits on the basis of their last job in the UK and residing in France :

UK Social Security legislation applies. Any contributions payable on their unemployment benefits will be paid in the United Kingdom.

 Jobseekers not drawing UK unemployment benefits and residing in France :

Cross-border workers and, under certain circumstances, people who resided in a member State that was not the competent State during their last period of employment will qualify for French unemployment benefits. Social security contributions on these unemployment benefits will be payable in France.

As regards France’s relationship with the United Kingdom from January 1st, 2021, we now know more about the measures that will apply under the withdrawal agreement to Frenchinsured individuals who established ties to the United Kingdom prior to December 31, 2020 : on cutoff dates for forms issued as certificates of applicable legislation for posted or multi-State workers.