The UK has left the EU, and the transition period after Brexit comes to an end this year. Check the new rules from January 2021 and take action now.
The UK is leaving the EU single market and customs union, and the end of the transition period will affect citizens, businesses, as well as travel to and from the EU.
Watch the video to find out what 2021 will mean for you.
Actions you can take now
These are some of the new rules from January 2021. For a complete list of actions answer a few questions about you, your family or business.
Traveling to the EU
You can continue to travel to the EU as usual during the transition period.
From 1 January 2021 there will be new rules to travel to the EU, or to Switzerland, Norway, Iceland or Liechtenstein.
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.
Continue living and working in the EU
Living and working in an EU country 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.
Businesses that import and export goods
From 1 January 2021 the process for importing and exporting goods will change. Find out what you need to do to continue to:
This information is provided as a guide only. Definitive information should be obtained from the relevant authorities.