Clear and coherent legal rules for family members of migrants in the EU
Today the European Communication follows up on a public consultation on family reunification of third-country nationals which urged the Commission to take further action towards achieving a more effective family reunification regime at EU level. The Commission is presenting guidance for the correct and meaningful application of the Family Reunification Directive (2003/86/EC) across Member States while avoiding possible abuses.
For more information:
- IP/14/372: A clear legal regime for family members of non EU citizens
- Frequently Asked Questions [155 KB]
- Communication on guidance for application of directive on the right to family reunification [235 KB]
- Family Reunification Directive