This checklist aims to help EU companies doing business in the United Kingdom (UK) and/or UK companies doing business in the EU to double-check their state of readiness for 1 January 2021.

It provides an overview of the main areas of change that will take place in any event as of 1 January 2021–irrespective of whether an agreement is reached on a future economic and security partnership. It addresses the most common issues and should not be considered to be exhaustive.

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Consumer Protection And Passenger Rights En


Guidance Customs Procedures En 0 0


Data Protection En


E Commerce En

Notice To Stakeholders Electronic Communications En



Guidance Excise Ongoing Movements En 0


Geoblocking En

Inland Waterways En 0

Notice To Stakeholders Brexit Online Sales 0


Rail Transport En

Road Transport En

Notice Stakeholders Brexit Tariff Rate Quotas Final En

Vat Goods En

Vat Services En

Additional guidance can be found in the Commission Communication ‘Getting ready for changes’,1 as well as
in sectoral stakeholder ‘readiness notices’ published by the Commission services and available here:


Learn more on post-Brexit EU-UK trade here: