Get ready for Brexit

Mr Johnson officially accepted the EU's offer of an extension to the Brexit deadline to 31 January. This means the UK will not now leave the EU on Thursday - 31 October

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. Find out what you, your family, or your business need to do if the UK leaves the EU with no deal.

Check what you need to do if there is 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.

EU funding after Brexit

Check if your EU-funded project is covered by the UK government’s funding guarantee. The guarantee covers Erasmus+, Horizon 2020 and others.

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

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See Also

Brexit Matters

In response to questions raised with me regarding Brexit I have sought clarity from a variety of sources including the Attorney General and the House of Commons Library, an impartial and independent body that provides detailed analysis to aide MPs in their Parliamentary duties.


Brexit delayed until January

This month the Prime Minister, secured a revised deal between the UK and the EU. The backstop was replaced with new custom arrangements.

What is the Government doing to prepare for Brexit?

Lots is being said to try and distract people from the work that is going on in order to leave the EU, with a revised withdrawal agreement, on 31st October. There is still time to do a deal and negotiate a future agreement of trade and cooperation.

Living in the EU: Prepare for Brexit

Get ready for Brexit on 31 October 2019. This page tells you how to prepare and it will be updated if anything changes, including if a deal is agreed.
Go to the living in guides for more about the country you live in, and sign up for email alerts on these guides.

Brexit – a new deal reached?

A revised Brexit deal has been agreed between the negotiating teams of the United Kingdom and the European Union ahead of a meeting of European leaders in Brussels. It will still need the approval of both UK and EU Parliaments – which means another vote on a Brexit deal by MPs.

Publication of the No Deal Readiness Report

The United Kingdom is getting ready to leave the European Union on 31 October 2019. While the Government would prefer to leave with a deal and will work to the final hour to achieve one, we are prepared to leave without a deal in order to respect the referendum result.

Brexit: New deal or no deal, but no more delay

Following Boris' letter to EU negotiators and his statement in the Commons today there is greater clarity regarding a revised Withdrawal Agreement and how we can expect to leave the EU.