Leaving the European Union
The United Kingdom left the European Union (EU) on the 31 January 2020 and there was a transition period until the end of 2020 while the UK and EU negotiated additional arrangements.
New rules on trade, travel, and business for the UK and EU took effect on 1 January 2021.
You need to act now if you’re:
- importing goods from the EU (external link)
- exporting goods to the EU (external link)
- moving goods to or from Northern Ireland (external link)
- travelling to the EU (external link)
- living and working in the EU (external link)
- staying in the UK if you’re an EU citizen (external link)
To check the new rules from January 2021 and to find out what you need to do visit Brexit Transition (external link).
Businesses can also use the Brexit Checker tool (external link), provides a personalised list of the most up to date actions that businesses need to take.
Organisations that trade with the EU - webinars calendar
A full calendar of webinars for organisations that trade with the EU can be found on GOV.UK. These events will provide practical details about moving goods between the EU and GB and will cover details of interest to all in the supply chain, traders, hauliers, intermediaries and trade associations.
For more information and to view the suite of Webinars on trading with the EU visit Organisations that trade with the EU - webinars calendar (external link).