Can UK citizens travel freely?
UK travellers are still allowed to visit for short trips without a visa, provided the UK also grants visa-free access to EU nationals. UK citizens will therefore not need to apply for a Schengen visa like many other nationalities. Rules regarding healthcare, driving, and mobile roaming charges have also changed.
How long can a British citizen stay outside UK?
You are allowed to spend time outside of the UK so long as these periods of absence do not exceed 6 months at any one time. It does not matter how much time you spend outside of the UK in total during the required 5-year continuous residence period provided you return each time after a maximum of 6 months.
Will you need a visa to travel to Europe in 2021?
For short stays in either the UK or Europe, there will be no visa requirements. Tourists can continue to enjoy their annual holiday in Europe or Britain without applying for a visa. This means that UK nationals will be permitted to stay in any of the 26 Schengen nations for up to 90 days in any 180-day period.
Do I need to get a new British passport?
You’ll need to renew your passport before travelling if you do not have enough time left on your passport. If you renewed a 10-year adult passport before it expired, extra months may have been added to your new document’s expiry date, making it valid for more than 10 years.
Do I need a visa to travel to Europe with a British passport?
For now, as a UK national, you don’t need a visa to enter any of the EU countries. However, you are required to have a valid UK passport when travelling to any of the EU countries. As a non-EU citizen, you must have a passport and you might also need a Schengen visa to travel to Europe from the UK.
Can I apply for Naturalisation and British passport at the same time?
If using the Nationality document return service, it is possible for you to apply for your British passport at the same time. You can apply for your British passport if: You are applying online for citizenship.