Get ready for Brexit

The UK and EU have agreed an exit deal

What happens next

Both the UK and the EU need to ratify the withdrawal agreement by 31 January 2020.

There will then be an implementation period until 31 December 2020 while the EU and UK negotiate new arrangements.

You, your family or your business can take some actions now to prepare for the UK’s exit from the EU.

What you can do now

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

Preparing your business for Brexit

Check what you need to do if you:

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

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. 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

All Brexit information

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  3. News and communications
  4. Research and statistics
  5. Policy papers and consultations
  6. Transparency and freedom of information releases

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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.

News

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.