Britain to publish more 'no deal' Brexit advice papers

Evarado Alatorre
Setiembre 14, 2018

Nonetheless, No.6 Convent Place explained that if the United Kingdom leaves the European Union without a deal the changes to the entry requirements for British passport holders, including those with passports issued by the Crown Dependencies (Guernsey, Isle of Man and Jersey) and Gibraltar, travelling to Schengen area countries will be applicable with effect from 30 March 2019.

They may be turned away at borders or face enforcement action if they have not obtained the correct documents.

When the United Kingdom leaves the EU, Brits on holiday in Spain could be forced to use an global driving permit (IDP) in Europe.

The government says the current process for getting one type of permit over the counter at the 90 post offices it is available at "takes around five minutes on a turn-up-and-go basis".

From January 31, 2019, worldwide driving permits will only be obtainable from the government, details regarding price and issue points are yet to be revealed.

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It says it will start providing both types permits itself from February and applications will be made at 2,500 post offices across the UK.

Last month, Theresa May's government published the first 25 of a total of more than 80 technical notices that are meant to give the British public and businesses advice on coping with the possibility of a "no-deal" Brexit next March. We envisage quite a rush on post offices next year for the £5.50 IDPs if no deal is reached.

AA president Edmund King said: 'This will be an extra burden for United Kingdom drivers wanting to take a holiday overseas.

'Hopefully an agreement can be reached to prevent further red tape and expense for drivers'.

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