Travelling EU UK EU Guidnce

NOTICE ON TRAVELLING BETWEEN THE EU AND THE UNITED KINGDOM AFTER THE END OF THE TRANSITION PERIOD 1. INTRODUCTION Since 1 February 2020, the United Kingdom has withdrawn from the European Union and has become a “third country”.2 The Withdrawal Agreement3 provides for a transition period ending on 31 December 2020. Until that date, EU […]

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Services & Business Travel; Switzerland

Guidance Switzerland: providing services and travelling for business Guidance for UK businesses on rules for selling services to Switzerland. From: Department for International Trade, Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy, and Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office Published 19 March 2019 Last updated 5 May 2021 — See all updates Contents Trade and services regulations in Switzerland Services […]

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Citizens Social Security and Borders EU Preparedness

Brexit Preparedness seminar on citizens, social security coordination and border controls Council Working Party (Article 50 Format) 27 November 2018 Citizens – Free movement of EU27 citizens in United Kingdom and of UK nationals in EU27 In a no deal scenario, situation as of the withdrawal date: • EU27 citizens in UK: Depends on UK […]

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EU26 Working in UK 2021 UK Guidance

Guidance EU business: working in the UK Find out what EU citizens need to do if they are working in the UK from 1 January 2021. Published 2 December 2020 From: Department for International Trade New rules for January 2021 The UK has left the EU, and the transition period after Brexit comes to an […]

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Context

EU Free Movement of Persons The European Union Treaty provides that the free movement of workers is a fundamental freedom. There is a directly enforceable right to come to another member state to exercise an economic activity.  The European courts have given expression and substance to this right, which is directly enforceable throughout the EU […]

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Range of Outcomes

Effect of Brexit- Loss of EU Rights Brexit, if unaccompanied by any new agreement, would lead to the loss of mutual rights by EU and UK citizens to travel, to work, retire, study or exercise EU citizenship rights in each other’s territory. The EU rules are set out in the treaty and override domestic measures. […]

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Existing Migrants

Overview After Brexit, EU nationals who live in the UK will no longer be able to rely on EU law to underpin their status and residence rights in the United Kingdom. The matter will be governed by UK law. The position of existing residents is likely to be governed by the Withdrawal Agreement. The UK […]

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The CTA Background

The Common Travel Area The Common Travel Area did not formally involve aligned immigration rules. However, it involved sufficient alignment and continuing cooperation between the immigration authorities of Ireland and the UK. The CTA was largely subsumed under the common EU freedom of movement rights when both joined the EEC in 1973. However, it did […]

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EU Travel UK No Deal Notes

Before 29 March 2019 (may also apply to new exit date on 31 December 2020) Most EU countries (though not the UK) are members of the Schengen Agreement. This agreement removes passport checks and border controls at the borders between countries within the Schengen area. People can travel around the area as if it is one country. If you’re a British citizen, as an EU national, […]

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Immigration

Amendments to the Data Protection Act 2018 The proposed provisions bring immigration and naturalisation within the ambit of rules equivalent in all respects to those in the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), e.g. international protection. The proposed provisions seek to facilitate the immediate exchange of data with the UK in the case of a departure of the UK from […]

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Citizens (Mar 2018 Draft)

Provisions on Citizens Part 2 of the draft withdrawal agreement largely reflects the. December 2017 joint report. All of it is colour coded green in the publish draft on 19th March, indicating agreement in principle. Articles 8 and 9 confirms that all EU ‘citizenship’ rights will continue to apply to EU nationals and their family […]

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Social Insurance EU Workers in UK

Guidance Social security contributions for workers coming to the UK from the EEA or Switzerland Check where you need to pay social security contributions if you’re a worker from the EU, Norway, Iceland, Switzerland or Liechtenstein working in UK. Published 26 December 2020 Last updated 7 January 2021 — see all updates From: HM Revenue & […]

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National Insurance UK Worker in EU

Guidance National Insurance for workers from the UK working in the EEA or Switzerland Check which country’s social security contributions you must pay if you’re a worker from the UK working in the EU, Norway, Iceland, Switzerland or Liechtenstein. Published 26 December 2020 Last updated 7 January 2021 — see all updates From: HM Revenue & […]

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Travel Insurance

Foreign travel insurance Wherever you’re travelling, it’s important to take out appropriate travel insurance before you go. Published 22 March 2013 Last updated 31 December 2020 — see all updates From: Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office Contents COVID-19 travel guidance Travel to the EU Travel to Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway and Switzerland Overview of travel insurance Choosing […]

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Benefits & Pensions in EU UK No-Deal Guidance

Guidance Benefits and pensions for UK nationals in the EU, EEA or Switzerland This guidance explains the rights of UK nationals in the EU, the European Economic Area (EEA) or Switzerland to benefits and pensions. Published 24 January 2020 Last updated 31 December 2020 — see all updates From: Department for Work and Pensions Contents If […]

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NI Assembly Reports Movement of People

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UK Sponsorship Licence

UK visa sponsorship for employers Contents Overview Eligibility Types of licence Sponsorship management roles Apply for your licence Your licence rating Sponsorship certificates Immigration skills charge Job suitability Your responsibilities Overview You might need a sponsor licence to employ someone from outside the European Economic Area (EEA) and Switzerland to work for you in the […]

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Employer Sponsorship Process

Your licence rating You’ll get an A-rated licence if your application is approved. UK visa sponsorship for employers Apply for your licence Apply online for your licence. Print out the submission sheet at the end of the application – you need to post it to UK Visas and Immigration (UKVI) with the correct supporting documents. […]

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Visiting the UK after Brexit

Visiting the UK after Brexit What you’ll need to do to visit the UK after the UK leaves the EU on 29 March 2019 (may also apply to new exit date on 31 December 2020), including whether you’ll need to apply for a visa. Published 5 March 2019 Last updated 6 March 2019 — see all updates From: UK Visas and Immigration, Department for Digital, Culture, Media & […]

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EU Travel Passport Guidance

Guidance Passport rules for travel to Europe after Brexit Advice for British passport holders if the UK leaves the EU without a deal. Published 13 September 2018 Last updated 4 December 2018 — see all updates From: HM Passport Office Contents Check a passport for travel to Europe Rules for passports List of countries affected Applying […]

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Travelling on EU Passport

Travellers to the EU with a UK passport Updated 21 December 2018 Contents How the passport rules will change Actions you can take now The passport rules for travel to most countries in Europe will change if the UK leaves the EU on 29 March 2019 (may also apply to new exit date on 31 December 2020) without a deal. If you travel to Europe for […]

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Studying in the UK EU Citizens 2021 UK Guidance

Guidance Studying in the UK: guidance for EU students What citizens of the EU, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway and Switzerland studying, or planning to study in the UK should consider. Published 31 January 2020 Last updated 13 July 2020 — see all updates From: Department for Education Contents What all EU students should do to continue living […]

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Foreign Travel Insurance

Foreign travel insurance COVID-19 From 4 July some countries and territories are exempted from the global advisory against all but essential international travel. If you decide to travel during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, it is even more important that you have appropriate travel insurance. If you already have a travel insurance policy, you should check what […]

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Frontier Workers 2021 UK Guidance

Working in the UK as a frontier worker from 1 January 2021 Published 29 January 2020 The UK has left the EU This page tells you what you’ll need to do from 1 January 2021. It’ll be updated if anything changes. For current information, read: Rights and status of frontier workers in the UK You can […]

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Housing EU Citizens in UK 2021 Guidance

Guidance Access to social housing and homelessness assistance for EEA and Swiss citizens in England This guidance explains the rights of European Economic Area (EEA) and Swiss citizens to access social housing and homelessness assistance in England after 1 January 2021. Published 20 March 2019 Last updated 2 December 2020 — see all updates From: Ministry […]

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UK Nationals in EU 2021 UK Guidance

Guidance Living in Europe Information for UK nationals living in the EU, EEA EFTA, Switzerland and Ireland, including guidance on residency, healthcare and the Withdrawal Agreement. Published 30 January 2020 Last updated 1 December 2020 — see all updates From: Foreign & Commonwealth Office and Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office Contents Stay up to date UK nationals in […]

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