Be prepared for the end of the Transtion Period in 2021

Tue, July 21st, 2020

The UK has left the EU, and the transition period after Brexit comes to an end..

The UK has left the EU, and the transition period after Brexit comes to an end this year. Take action now to get ready for new rules from January 2021.

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UK’s new start: let’s get going

The UK is leaving the EU single market and customs union, and the end of the transition period will affect citizens, businesses, as well as travel to and from the EU.

Watch the video to find out what 2021 will mean for you.

Actions you can take now

Actions you can take now that do not depend on negotiations.

Travelling to the EU

You can continue to travel to the EU as usual during the transition period.
From 1 January 2021 there will be new rules to travel to the EU, or to Switzerland, Norway, Iceland or Liechtenstein.
Check what you need to do to travel to Europe from 2021

Staying in the UK if you're an EU citizen

Check if you need to apply to the settlement scheme if you or your family are from the EU, or from Switzerland, Norway, Iceland or Liechtenstein.

Check what you need to do to stay in the UK

Continue living and working in the EU

Living and working in an EU country depends on the rules in that country.

You may need to register or apply for residency. You should check that you’re covered for healthcare.

You may also need to exchange your UK driving licence for a licence issued by the EU country where you live.

Check what you must do in the country where you live

Businesses that import and export goods

From 1 January 2021 you will need to make customs declarations to move goods into and out of the EU. You should:

View the full guidance here

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