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Do I need a work visa to attend a conference?

I'm a British citizen and my company is sending me to a conference in the EU (the Netherlands) later this month. Do I need to apply for a work visa while I am attending the conference? This is my ...
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Is a Dutch ID card still valid for travel to the UK after Brexit?

Before Brexit, a Dutch ID card was valid to travel to the UK. Since Brexit, I'm not sure. I hear conflicting information. Some claim an ID card is still OK, others say a passport is needed. Can ...
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Is the EHIC still valid/recommended for travel to the UK post Brexit

Is the European Health Insurance Card still useful/required/recommended for travel to the UK (post Brexit) or is something else required? Edit: I'm legally resident in France and am on the French ...
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Was I incorrectly denied boarding due to passport extensions?

I was supposed to be travelling to Norway from the UK for work this week from Stansted Airport by RyanAir, but was denied boarding at the gate. The reason given was that my passport, which has a ...
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'Leaving' EU children in the UK for a holiday with relatives

My sons (both under 18) hold French passports while I am British. In the years before Brexit they would spend a week each summer with their British grandparents in the UK, while their parents would ...
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What is the status of an EU citizen who enters the UK via Ireland

My understanding is that if a non-UK, non-Irish, non-EU citizen who does not require a visa for the UK or the Republic or Ireland enters the UK via the Republic or Ireland then they are deemed to be ...
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Traveling to Gibraltar from Spain as an EU citizen. Is a passport required?

I have found a similar question posted here but without clear answers. So this is my issue too. It is clear that after October 1st 2021 if one wants to travel to United Kingdom as an EU citizen you ...
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Travel to Gibraltar in October 2021 as an EU national

I'm an EU (Romanian, so non-Schengen) citizen and I will travel to Gibraltar from Spain in mid October 2021. My question is: can I enter Gibraltar with my national ID card or do I need a passport for ...
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Travelling in Europe after Brexit as the spouse of an EU Citizen

I am an EU citizen with an Irish passport. I reside in the UK with my wife who is a British citizen. We have a house in Spain which we visit regularly for short visits. We realise that we require a ...
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UK border, post-Brexit, UK citizen travelling with EU citizens: approach passport control desk together or separately?

At the end of the year I'd like to visit the UK with my girlfriend and her mother for a week or two. I'm a UK citizen and passport holder. They are EU citizens and Spanish passport holders. This week ...
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Post-Brexit: Is a UK visa needed for a UK citizen's non-EU spouse with EU Article 50 Residence Card to visit the UK together?

Post-Brexit, Is a UK visitor visa needed for a UK citizen's non-EU spouse with EU Article 50 Residence Card to visit the UK together? I am a Chinese citizen, living with my UK citizen spouse in ...
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How do I tell Spain that I’ve left the EU?

I have been living in Spain for almost 3 months, and have to leave due to visa restrictions (I am a UK citizen and cannot stay in the EU for longer than 3 months per 6 month period) I am now in ...
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BREXIT: leaving the EU with a second passport

I had entered Italy before Brexit and have a long-term visa here as a British national. However, I also have a Malaysian passport and am wondering since there is no stamp in my UK passport, would it ...
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Post Brexit EU travel over 90 days

My husband has an Irish passport and I have a UK passport. We would like to travel together to Spain for 6 weeks in October/November, and to Tenerife for 2 x 5 weeks stays in December to March. As ...
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Would British citizens need to get their passport checked at the Ryanair visa desk from Jan 1st 2021?

According to Ryanair's website: Irrespective of a passenger's visa requirements, all non-EU/EEA citizens must have their travel documents checked and stamped at the Ryanair Visa/Document Check Desk ...
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What are the requirements to drive my UK registered car in Europe after Brexit?

I haven't seen a concise list of requirements as to what I need to have in order for me to drive my UK registered car in Europe after Brexit. (after 31st Dec 2020) I know how strict eg. the german TUV ...
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Residence permit card in Finland sent while travelling back to U.K

I have been granted a residence right in Finland based on the EU-UK Withdrawal Agreement. My card, however, will be posted in January 2021 to my address in Finland. As Christmas is coming up, it would ...
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Can I as EU citizen visit the UK in December and January? [closed]

I live in the Netherlands and have a Dutch passport. My partner (not married) lives in England and has a British passport. I would like to know what is possible and impossible regarding visiting my ...
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Visa necessary (German citizens) for visits to London after Brexit in 2021?

Do German citizens need visa to visit London after Brexit, in 2021? https://uk.diplo.de/uk-de/brexit-infos-deutsch/faq-informationen-brexit/610518 says until end of 2020 there is no visa necessary. ...
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Post-Brexit travel to France to conduct holiday let maintenance/administration

I am a British citizen, resident in the UK. I have a small property in France that I run as a holiday let. I’m trying to understand how I can enter France to visit my property after the transition ...
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UK citizen married to an Irish citizen. How much time can I spend in the EU after Brexit?

My wife has dual nationality British and Irish (with a British and Irish passport) I only have a British passport. We like to travel around Europe in our Motorhome between Jan and June. Would I need a ...
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Does a UK citizen need a visa to travel to and from the EU after Brexit?

I'm a UK citizen and am about to move to the EU (Austria, specifically). Since the Brexit transition period lasts until the end of the 2020, I can travel without a visa for now, and my current ...
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Travelling with EEA Swiss partner

I am a U.K. citizen, living in the UK with my Swiss partner for 20 years. After Brexit, I will be a third-country national (non-EU), can I accompany my EEA partner in the Schengen area? As we are not ...
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Eurostar London-Brussels train after transition period

Will it still be possible to take the train from London-Brussels with an EU ID only or will I have to take a passport along with me, and will it be even stamped at entry? All of these after the ...
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Applying for Schengen visa as spouse of UK citizen in brexit transition period

My wife holds an Indian passport. In previous years when applying for a schengen visa my wife has been able to apply as the spouse of an EU citizen and as a result had to submit fewer documents and ...
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Flying EU to UK to EU. Can I get duty free alcohol?

On the 20 of March this year I will be flying from Ireland to the UK and then on the another EU country. Can I buy duty free alcohol (as in alcohol with no tax) leaving the UK ?
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EU citizen with a layover in the UK

I'm planning a trip to the US this summer, and many of the options I get for my flights have a layover in London. Will I have to go through passport control or will I be able to enter freely as I ...
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As a British citizen, will I be able to continue to use the EU passport lanes in other EU countries during the transition period after 31st Jan 2020?

The UK is scheduled to leave the EU bloc on 31st Jan 2020. As a British passport holder, will I be entitled/able to continue to use the EU passport lanes in other EU countries after that date whilst ...
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Will I now need a passport to spend a weekend in London?

I'm from Portugal and have a valid citizen ID card. Will I need a passport to spend the last weekend of February in London as a tourist?
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UK Citizen traveling to Schengen on February 1st: what changes?

I'm a UK citizen traveling to the Schengen area on February 1st. It is, literally, the day after Brexit. What changes? Should I worry about documentation?
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Will Article 10 residence cards held by family members of British citizens continue to facilitate EU entry/travel during the Brexit transition period?

I'm British, my spouse is non-EU, holding an Article 10 residence card issued by Malta. We are currently on an extended trip outside the EU and will not return until shortly after Brexit when we ...
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Data retention for EU citizens travelling between UK and EU during Brexit transition/implementation period

Context: I'm an EU citizen studying in the UK. When I travel to my home country in the EU (for example through a direct flight or by train), and then return to the UK, some of my personal information ...
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Data retention for EU citizens travelling between UK and EU during Brexit transition/implementation period

Context: I'm an EU citizen studying in the UK. When I travel to my home country in the EU (for example through a direct flight or by train), and then return to the UK, some of my personal information ...
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Will EU nationals need a UK visa way after Brexit

Since the UK is almost out of the EU, and the detachment is almost imminent, will EU nationals need a visa for the UK for tourist vacation only?
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Can a UK passport valid for two months travel to Germany post-brexit?

If I had a UK passport which was due to expire on February 1st, 2020 - less than 6 months from now, would I be allowed to make a weekend visit to Germany?
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Living in the Republic of Ireland on British Passport, want to travel to England for weekend with South African passport holding family

I have a British passport and my husband and son have South African passports, we currently live in the Republic of Ireland (ROI), and want to travel to England for the weekend to visit my sister. ...
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Travel with an UK residence card (EU family member) after Brexit

I am a EU citizen living in the UK with my wife, who is a non-EEA citizen. She has a UK residence card given under the EU rules for a family member of a EU citizen. Currently, she can travel with me ...
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Will Brexit potentially have an impact on intra-Schengen flights by EasyJet in November?

I need to fly at the end of November between Zurich and Berlin, the price of a EasyJet flight is 150, the flight on Lufthansa or Swiss Air goes for 250. Normally I would just fly with the cheapest ...
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Staying in the UK for a holiday as an EU citizen after Brexit - how long am I allowed to stay?

My husband, my two kids and I will be going on a 3-4 month holiday next year (roughly June-September 2020) during our parental leave. As EU citizens we don't expect any problems traveling around most ...
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How will Ireland and Irish passports be affected by Brexit [closed]

How Will Ireland and associated Irish passport be affected by Brexit?
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Is it possible that a UK citizen might be required a visa for a trip to the EU in November?

I will be going to France with my girlfriend at the end of November. She is a UK citizen. Is there any chance she may be required to get a visa in case of no-deal brexit?
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Country sticker necessary on car when visiting the UK?

I just read in the Guardian that GB stickers should be visible on cars when visiting the EU. Renew your passport earlier than planned, buy a GB sticker for your car, and prepare to wait four months ...
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Is is entry to the Louvre still free for British residents or is Brexit effective as of now?

I am not sure if Brexit is effective which would mean we can no longer get into the Louvre museum in Paris free with an EU passport, instead and having to pay the €15/17 euros. I want to visit today ...
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EU Healthcare for an EU citizen living in the UK

I am an italian citizen, but my residence is in the United Kingdom since 2016. I currently hold an EHIC card from Italy (which might not be "valid" anymore), and an EHIC card from the NHS (my current ...
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Flights between UK and EU after a no-deal brexit

The president of the European Commission gave a speech today where he said: The measures we and the Member States have taken will mitigate the worst impact of a “no-deal” scenario. The protection ...
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Citizen of the UK travelling from there to Amsterdam on 11th April

I am a citizen of the UK, where I live. I am travelling to Amsterdam for a conference on April 11. The UK may leave the EU on April 12th (as a No Deal Brexit) if Theresa May's brexit deal doesn't ...
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A trip to UK, from EU, on the 29 Jun to 3 of July 2019 [duplicate]

I'm thinking of travelling to the UK, from a EU country, on the 29 Jun to 3 of July 2019. Shall I need a Visa, or is my National Identity Card enough?
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Are dual Irish/British citizens bound by the 90/180 day rule when travelling in the EU after Brexit?

I have dual citizenship - Irish/British - and have passports for both countries. Am I bound by the 90/180 day rule when travelling in the EU after Brexit?
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can my niece travel to the uk using her greek id card after brexit [duplicate]

my niece is due to travel for a visit in April 2019 for 3 weeks to the uk and we are a bit concerned about what travel documents she can travel on due to the uk leaving the EU with or without a deal ...
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How can I ensure my trip to the UK will not have to be cancelled because of Brexit?

I've got a trip planned to the UK in June. Due to brexit, I'm worried what changes may be introduced before my arrival. I'm traveling on a EU / Polish passport. I'm going for a couple weeks of ...
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