Get ready for Brexit

A Brexit deal has been agreed in principle with the EU.

Both the UK and the EU need to approve and sign the withdrawal agreement.

If the withdrawal agreement is not signed by the UK and the EU, the UK could still leave with no deal on 31 October 2019. Find out what you, your family, or your business need to do if the UK leaves the EU with no deal.

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Preparing your business for Brexit

Find out how to get your business ready for Brexit.

You risk not being able to do business with the EU unless you act now. Check what you need to do.

For example, you must take action if you export goods to the EU or transport goods out of the UK by road.

You must also check what you need to do now if you import goods from the EU or sell services to the EU.

There are different rules for moving goods between Ireland and Northern Ireland.

Visiting the EU after Brexit

To visit Europe after Brexit there are things you need to do before you travel.

You may not be able to travel unless your UK passport meets new validity rules.

You may not have access to free emergency medical treatment in the EU after Brexit, so get travel insurance to make sure your health needs are covered.

You will not be allowed to drive in the EU unless you have new documents.

Check what you need to do to visit the EU

Living and working in the EU

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

You may need to register or apply for residency, check if you’re covered for healthcare, and exchange your UK driving licence for a licence issued by the EU country where you live.

Check your rights for the country you live in

Staying in the UK if you’re an EU citizen

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

Check what you need to do to stay in the UK