BREXIT INFOS OCTOBRE 2020

What you’ll need to enter the UK

If you’re an EU (european union) , EEA (european economic area) or Swiss citizen

Irish citizens will continue to be able to enter and live in the UK as they do now.

EU, EEA and Swiss citizens will continue to be able to travel to the UK for holidays or short trips without needing a visa. You’ll be able to cross the UK border using a valid passport.

You will not be able to use your EEA or Swiss national ID card to enter the UK from 1 October 2021

You can continue to use your national ID card to enter the UK until at least 31December 2025 if you:

  • have settled or pre-settled status under the EU Settlement Scheme
  • have a frontier worker permit
  • are an S2 Healthcare Visitor
  • are a Swiss Service Provider

You must have the correct documents to show at the UK border if you’re travelling to the UK from 1 January 2021. You will not be able to use any documents to enter the UK that are not listed here.

In other cases, find out if you’ll need to apply for a visa to enter the UK.

If you’re a non-EEA family member of an EEA or Swiss citizen

The documents that you need to travel to the UK will not change until at least 2021. We will provide further information on documentation requirements soon.

School travellers entering the UK

Check our guidance for school children entering the UK as part of a school group, which covers school children who are of a non-EU, EEA or Swiss nationality.
This explains the steps leaders of school parties must take before bringing school children to the UK as part of a school group from the EU, EEA or Switzerland, if they would normally need a visa to enter the UK.