Your rights – and how to use them
All citizens of an EU country are automatically citizens of the EU. Being an EU citizen gives you some important extra rights and responsibilities.
Your EU citizenship rights
These are spelled out in the Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union (Article 20) and the Charter of Fundamental Rights (Chapter V).
Need help exercising your rights?
To raise awareness of EU citizenship among both the public and national authorities, the Commission periodically publishes an EU Citizenship Report.
Summaries of EU legislation on EU citizenship