Aerospace

If you are an aerospace business, there are actions that you must take now.

  • Visit uk/transition to find out what new rules you need to follow.
  • Use the Brexit transition checker tool to get a personalised list of actions bespoke for your business.
  • Use UK to identify changes affecting manufactured goods. You should also check the Civil Aviation Authority microsite for guidance on how to prepare.
  • Get ready to make customs declarations. You may need to work with a specialist to complete import and export declarations. More information is available here.
  • Check what actions to take under UK REACH, EU REACH and other chemical regulations to continue to manufacture and place chemicals on the Great Britain, Northern Ireland and EU markets.
  • If you are moving goods into, out of, or through Northern Ireland, you need to check the latest guidance as the Northern Ireland Protocol has come into force.

Automotive

Automotive businesses must check that they have completed the following tasks.

  • Visit uk/transition to find out what new rules you need to follow.
  • Use the Brexit transition checker tool to get a personalised list of actions bespoke for your business.
  • Get ready to make customs declarations. You may need to work with a specialist to complete import and export declarations. More information is available here.
  • Use UK to identify changes affecting manufactured goods, such as new marking requirements or approvals needed, to ensure you are ready to sell goods in the UK and EU.
  • If you are moving goods into, out of, or through Northern Ireland, you need to check the latest guidance as the Northern Ireland Protocol has come into force.
  • Check what actions to take under UK REACH, EU REACH and other chemical regulations to continue to manufacture and place chemicals on the Great Britain, Northern Ireland and EU markets.

Chemicals

If you work in the chemicals sector, there are actions that you must take now.

  • Visit uk/transition to find out what new rules you need to follow.
  • Use the Brexit transition checker tool to get a personalised list of actions bespoke for your business.
  • Check what actions to take under UK REACH, EU REACH and other chemical regulations to continue to manufacture and place chemicals on the Great Britain, Northern Ireland and EU markets.
  • Check the new rules on importing and exporting goods between the EU and Great Britain – more information here.
  • Make sure you have a visa or work permit if required to travel to the EU for work purposes. Find out more or apply here.
  • If you are moving goods into, out of, or through Northern Ireland, you need to check the latest guidance as the Northern Ireland Protocol has come into force.

Construction

Construction businesses must complete the following checks to ensure compliancy.

  • Visit uk/transition to find out what new rules you need to follow.
  • Use the Brexit transition checker tool to get a personalised list of actions bespoke for your business.
  • Check the new rules on importing and exporting goods between the EU and Great Britain – more information here.
  • Use UK to identify changes affecting manufactured goods, such as new marking requirements or approvals needed, to ensure you are ready to sell goods in the UK and EU.
  • If you are planning to recruit from overseas, register as a licensed visa sponsor. Find out more here.
  • If you are moving goods into, out of, or through Northern Ireland, you need to check the latest guidance as the Northern Ireland Protocol has come into force.

Consumer Goods

Consumer goods businesses must check that they have completed the following tasks.

  • Visit uk/transition to find out what new rules you need to follow.
  • Use the Brexit transition checker tool to get a personalised list of actions bespoke for your business.
  • Check the new rules on importing and exporting goods between the EU and Great Britain – more information here.
  • Use UK to identify changes affecting manufactured goods, such as new marking requirements or approvals needed, to ensure you are ready to sell goods in the UK and EU.
  • Check if you need to pay import VAT. Find out the new rules here.
  • If you are moving goods into, out of, or through Northern Ireland, you need to check the latest guidance as the Northern Ireland Protocol has come into force.

Electronics and Machinery

If you work in the electronics and machinery sector, there are actions that you must take now.

  • Visit uk/transition to find out what new rules you need to follow.
  • Use the Brexit transition checker tool to get a personalised list of actions bespoke for your business.
  • Get ready to make customs declarations. You may need to work with a specialist to complete import and export declarations. More information is available here.
  • Use UK to identify changes affecting manufactured goods, such as new marking requirements or approvals needed, to ensure you are ready to sell goods in the UK and EU.
  • Make sure you have a visa or work permit if required to travel to the EU for work purposes. Find out more or apply here.
  • If you are moving goods into, out of, or through Northern Ireland, you need to check the latest guidance as the Northern Ireland Protocol has come into force.

Life Sciences

If you’re a Life Sciences business, there are actions that you must take now.

  • Visit uk/transition to find out what new rules you need to follow.
  • Use the Brexit transition checker tool to get a personalised list of actions bespoke for your business.
  • Check the new rules on importing and exporting goods between the EU and Great Britain – more information here.
  • Use UK to identify changes affecting manufactured goods, such as new marking requirements or approvals needed, to ensure you are ready to sell goods in the UK and EU.
  • Get ready to make customs declarations. You may need to work with a specialist to complete import and export declarations. More information is available here.
  • If you are moving goods into, out of, or through Northern Ireland, you need to check the latest guidance as the Northern Ireland Protocol has come into force.

Metals and Materials

Metals and Materials businesses must take these actions to ensure compliance.

  • Visit uk/transition to find out what new rules you need to follow.
  • Use the Brexit transition checker tool to get a personalised list of actions bespoke for your business.
  • Check the new rules on importing and exporting goods between the EU and Great Britain – more information here.
  • Use UK guidance to understand trading arrangements for non-EU countries. You need to check if the UK has negotiated a trade agreement with the country you will be trading with.
  • If you are moving goods into, out of, or through Northern Ireland, you need to check the latest guidance as the Northern Ireland Protocol has come into force.
  • Familiarise yourself with the UK’s new trade remedies process on UK.

Professional and Business Services

If you work in professional and business services, there are actions you need to take now.

  • Visit uk/transition to find out what new rules you need to follow.
  • Use the Brexit transition checker tool to get a personalised list of actions bespoke for your business.
  • Get your employees’ professional qualifications recognised by EU regulators to be able to practise or service clients in the EU. Find out more here.
  • Make sure you have a visa or work permit if required to travel to the EU for work purposes. Find out more or apply here.
  • If your business or organisation receives personal data from the EU/EEA, you must check the current guidance on lawfully continuing to receive personal data.
  • If you are planning to recruit from overseas, register as a licensed visa sponsor. Find out more here.

Retail

Retail businesses must act now using the following checklist.

  • Visit uk/transition to find out what new rules you need to follow.
  • Use the Brexit transition checker tool to get a personalised list of actions bespoke for your business.
  • Check the new rules on importing and exporting goods between the EU and Great Britain – more information here.
  • Use UK to identify changes affecting manufactured goods, such as new marking requirements or approvals needed, to ensure you are ready to sell goods in the UK and EU.
  • Check if you need to pay import VAT. Find out the new rules here.
  • If you are moving goods into, out of, or through Northern Ireland, you need to check the latest guidance as the Northern Ireland Protocol has come into force.