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Brexit passport renewal - Will I need to pay again?

The answer is almost certainly #1: it's extraordinarily unlikely that existing British passports would be completely invalidated by Brexit. A British passport states that you're a British citizen, ...
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How can I ensure my trip to the UK will not have to be cancelled because of Brexit?

While there is a huge level of uncertainty about what will happen after Brexit, or even if Brexit will actually occur, guidance for people visiting the UK after Brexit (thanks @MichaelHampton) would ...
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UK citizen married to an Irish citizen. How much time can I spend in the EU after Brexit?

Because your wife is an Irish citizen, you are the spouse of an EU citizen. You will therefore continue to have rights under the free movement directive even after most citizens of the UK cease ...
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Are dual Irish/British citizens bound by the 90/180 day rule when travelling in the EU after Brexit?

Because of your dual citizenship, you are in the position of being able to effectively ignore the border control aspects of Brexit. No matter what happens, you will still have the right to enter both ...
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Is it possible that a UK citizen might be required a visa for a trip to the EU in November?

The European Commission published its Notice on Travelling Between the EU and the United Kingdom Following Withdrawal of the United Kingdom from the EU in November 2018 and most recently updated it ...
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Brexit passport renewal - Will I need to pay again?

In your comment, you linked to an official source that (rather understatedly) answers your question: To save the taxpayer money, the newly designed passports will be introduced in a phased approach....
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Hard Brexit and travel for UK citizens into Schengen countries in 2019

Strictly speaking, this is in the hands of the EU, which maintains two lists, Annex I (countries whose nationals requiring a visa for a short stay, labelled A in the link above) and Annex II (...
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What do I need to travel to London during the scheduled Brexit transition date?

Nothing is certain about Brexit. May's deal which would have resulting in a transition period just got voted down in Parliament. This was followed by a confidence vote which the government passed, but ...
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Will Brexit potentially have an impact on intra-Schengen flights by EasyJet in November?

easyJet consists of three companies: easyJet UK, easyJet Europe and easyJet Switzerland. You can tell which company is operating each flight by looking at the flight number: When you book your flight ...
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Hard Brexit and travel for UK citizens into Schengen countries in 2019

You will certainly¹ not need a visa. The UK has declared it will not require visas for any EU nationals for short stays, and the EU has declared the same for the UK (see European Commission press ...
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Do I need a work visa to attend a conference?

You do not need a visa or work authorisation to travel to the EU / Schengen area to attend conferences or trainings. This is fully within the scope of “business travel” covered by short-stay Schengen ...
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Can a UK passport valid for two months travel to Germany post-brexit?

As I understand it. Under the brexit deals that were negotiated by the government but not passed by Parliament there is supposed to be a transition period lasting at least until the end of 2020. ...
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Flying EU to UK to EU. Can I get duty free alcohol?

No, the UK is in the transition period of brexit where nothing has changed in that regard. This is currently due to end on 31st December 2020.
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Is a Dutch ID card still valid for travel to the UK after Brexit?

A Dutch national who resides in the UK through the settlement scheme can continue to use a Dutch national ID card to enter the UK. There are a few other fairly uncommon circumstances in which a Dutch ...
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After Brexit, will the EU recognize British passports that are valid for more than ten years?

The UK Government has posted Advice for British passport holders if the UK leaves the EU without a deal After 29 March 2019: You should have at least 6 months left on your passport from your date of ...
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UK citizen married to an Irish citizen. How much time can I spend in the EU after Brexit?

Make sure that your wife enters with her EU (Irish) Passport, so that you (as a, visa free, non EU Citizen) are entering and staying as a spouse of an EU Citizen. A long as both of you don't remain in ...
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Tax refund rules in the UK (London) after Brexit

Since 2021, VAT-free shopping is usually only available in the UK if the goods are not picked up in person but shipped immediately to an address outside the UK. There are some additional exemptions if ...
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Can EU citizens travel to UK after Brexit with just an identity card?

Yes you can. Per a policy paper, in case of no-deal, EU IDs will be accepted until at least 2021. After that, it depends on what the government deicdes then.
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Hard Brexit and travel for UK citizens into Schengen countries in 2019

The only thing you can know for sure right now is that you currently can't get a Schengen visa. There is no point in applying for one to be on the safe side. Schengen visas are only issued to ...
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Hard Brexit and travel for UK citizens into Schengen countries in 2019

Edited to include link and quote of EC press release on the topic. The problem with visa policies is that they are very often governed by reciprocity: if you don't let my citizens come to your country ...
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Brexit passport renewal - Will I need to pay again?

If you don't need it soon, leave it until it's about to expire. This is because the government have recently changed the rules and no longer add the additional time to the expiry - so if you applied ...
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Are dual Irish/British citizens bound by the 90/180 day rule when travelling in the EU after Brexit?

Even after Brexit, you will be an EU citizen because of your Irish citizenship, so you have all the rights that an EU citizen has. When you enter the EU, you should do so using your Irish passport. ...
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What do I need to travel to London during the scheduled Brexit transition date?

It has been confirmed that, in a no-deal scenario, EU ID cards will remain valid for entry at least until 2021. So just bring your ID card as usual.
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What do I need to travel to London during the scheduled Brexit transition date?

It’s quite amazing I am having to say this two months from the end of what was meant to be a two year period in which everything was sorted but…..nobody knows. By default, if nothing further happens, ...
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Will there be landing cards in the UK after Brexit occurs?

According to the UK Border Force: You no longer have to fill in a landing card. Your passport (and visa if you have one) will be checked at border control. You’ll usually be asked why you’re coming ...
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Will EU country identifier be removed from cars registered in the UK after Brexit?

My car came with the "EU flag and GB" on the number plates many years ago. When recently, after the Brexit referendum, I needed one replacement plate (the other wasn't damaged) I specifically asked ...
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Post Brexit EU travel over 90 days

Since you are traveling with your husband, this journey is covered by the EU freedom of movement. As long as each trip lasts less than three months you don't have to register or prove anything. You do ...
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Travel to Gibraltar in October 2021 as an EU national

20 October 2021 status: Just returned from this trip, the passport isn't mandatory, as an EU citizen I was able to enter Gibraltar without passport, one can enter with their national ID. I must ...
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UK citizen living in Czech Republic travelling to Singapore via Germany

The permit allows you to stay in the Schengen area during its period of validity. If I didn’t have that permit card would I have had a big problem? Yes. Without that card, the border officer has no ...
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