EU, EEA or Swiss citizens:
EU, EEA or Swiss citizens are able to travel to the UK for short trips or holidays without a visa. You will need to show a valid passport or national identity card at the UK border.
EU, EEA or Swiss citizens are no longer allowed to enter the UK on their national identity card unless you meet the following Home Office criteria:
- You have settled or pre-settled status under the EU Settlement Scheme
- You have an EU Settlement Scheme family permit
- You have a frontier worker permit
- You are an S2 Healthcare Visitor
- You are a Swiss Service Provider
You will need to show proof of the above at the UK border.
Non-EEA family member of an EU, EEA or Swiss citizen
Non-EEA family members will need a valid passport, and
- a EU Settlement Scheme family permit, or
- a UK-issued EEA family permit; or
- a UK-issued biometric residence card.
You need to show proof of the above at the UK border.
It is important to note that Article 10 or Article 20 residence cards issued by an EEA member state are no longer valid
Bringing personal goods into the UK
You do not have to pay duty or tax on goods from the EU if you transport them yourself, will use them yourself or gift them, and have paid tax in the country where they were purchased.
You can read more about bringing goods into the UK here.
Merchandise in baggage
Traders can declare merchandise in baggage being imported from the EU to the UK in advance.
Driving in the UK
Individuals with a non-UK driving licence will are allowed to drive in the UK. You do not need an international driving permit (IDP).
You must however carry valid proof of insurance or an insurance green card if your vehicle is not insured in the UK.
You can check if your country is a member here.
Mobile phone roaming in the UK
You will need to check with your mobile operator for rates for calls, texts and mobile data in the UK.
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