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 INTRODUCTION Since 1 February 2020, the United Kingdom has withdrawn from the European Union and has become a “third country”.2 The Withdrawal Agreement3 provides for a transition period ending on 31 December 2020.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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UK Artists in EU

Guidance Working, performing and touring in Europe – guidance for musical artists and accompanying staff A checklist for musical artists and accompanying staff working, performing or touring in an EU country, Switzerland, Norway, Iceland or Liechtenstein. From: Department for Digital, Culture, Media & Sport Published 7 May 2021 Guidance Working and touring in Europe – […]

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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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Living in Ireland UK Post-Deal Guidance

Guidance Living in Ireland Official information for UK nationals moving to and living in Ireland, including guidance on residency, healthcare and driving. Published 14 May 2013 Last updated 31 December 2020 — see all updates From: Foreign & Commonwealth Office and Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office Contents What you must do Coronavirus Stay up to date Visas and […]

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Living in EU UK Post-Deal Guidance

Guidance Living in Europe Information for UK nationals living in the EU, EEA EFTA, Switzerland and Ireland before 1 January 2021, including guidance on residency and healthcare. Published 30 January 2020 Last updated 31 December 2020 — see all updates From: Foreign & Commonwealth Office and Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office Contents Stay up to date UK nationals […]

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Passengers to EU UK Post-Deal Guidance

Guidance Passenger travel to the EU by air, rail or sea Travel and passenger rights and the measures in place to minimise disruption. Published 31 December 2020 From: Department for Transport Contents Flying to the EU from the UK Travelling by Eurostar to the EU from the UK Travelling by Eurotunnel to the EU from […]

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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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Illegal Immigration Sanctions

Financial penalties on passenger carriers Directive 2001/51/EC supplementing Article 26 of the Convention implementing the Schengen Agreement This directive aims to combat illegal immigration by harmonising the financial penalties imposed by European Union (EU) countries on passenger carriers for transporting non-EU nationals who are not properly documented. KEY POINTS It supplements Article 26 of the […]

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Migration Systems

Immigration liaison officers’ network Regulation (EU) 2019/1240 — creation of a European network of immigration liaison officers EU migration policy aims to replace irregular and uncontrolled migration with migration that is safe and well-managed, through a comprehensive approach aimed at ensuring efficient migration management. The regulation lays down rules aiming to ensure good cooperation, coordination […]

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Returning Illegal Immigrants

Returning illegal immigrants — common standards and procedures Directive 2008/115/EC – common standards and procedures for returning illegally staying non-EU nationals It aims to ensure the EU has an effective and humane return policy as a necessary element of a well-managed migration policy. It establishes a common set of rules for the return of non-EU […]

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Anti-Trafikking

Residence permit for victims of human trafficking Residence permits of temporary duration may be issued to non-EU nationals who are victims of trafficking in human beings or (optionally) the subject of an illegal immigration action. It is hoped that this will encourage them to cooperate with the competent authorities whilst providing them with adequate protection. […]

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Refugee Crisis Aid

External EU action to address the refugee crisis Joint Communication — JOIN(2015) 40 final — Refugee crisis in Europe: the role of EU External Action — It describes the measures the EU is taking beyond its borders to tackle the refugee crisis. Precedence is being given to initiatives that have an immediate impact on migration flows, […]

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Asylum

Refugees and stateless persons — common standards for qualification Directive 2011/95/EU — common standards for the qualification and international protection of refugees and stateless persons It aims to: lay down common standards for the identification of non-EU citizens or stateless persons genuinely in need of international protection in the EU, either as refugees or as […]

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Schengen System

The Schengen area and cooperation The Schengen area and cooperation are founded on the Schengen Agreement of 1985. The Schengen area represents a territory where the free movement of persons is guaranteed. The signatory states to the agreement have abolished all internal borders in lieu of a single external border. Here common rules and procedures […]

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Borders

European border surveillance system (Eurosur) To improve integrated border management and to prevent cross-border crime and illegal immigration, the European Union (EU) created the European border surveillance system (Eurosur). Regulation (EU) No 1052/2013 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 22 October 2013 establishing the European border surveillance system (Eurosur). In October 2013, […]

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Visas

Visa Code This regulation establishes the procedures and conditions for issuing visas for short stays in and transit through the territories of EU countries. It also lists the non-EU countries whose nationals are required to hold an airport transit visa when passing through the international transit areas of EU airports and establishes the procedures and […]

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Veterans Abroad 2021 UK Guidance

Guidance Important information for Veterans UK customers who live abroad Guidance for those receiving War Pension Scheme, Armed Forces Compensation Scheme or Armed Forces Pension Scheme payments and living in the European Union. Published 17 December 2020 From: Ministry of Defence and Veterans UK Contents Overview What you need to do How to update your bank details […]

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Driving in the UK 2021 Guidance

Guidance Driving in the EU from 1 January 2021 What UK drivers need to do to drive while visiting the EU from 1 January 2021. Published 25 February 2020 Last updated 19 December 2020 — see all updates From: Department for Transport, Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency, and Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agency New rules for January 2021 […]

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Travel Insurance 2021 UK Guidance

Guidance 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 20 December 2020 — see all updates From: Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office Contents COVID-19 travel guidance Travel to the EU Overview of travel insurance Choosing a travel insurance policy What your […]

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Travelling EU Guidance 2021

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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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