- Permission to pass—what will Brexit mean for travel in Europe?
- The EU Commission is currently considering a visa waiver scheme. Which countries would this scheme apply to and how would it work in practice?
- Is it possible that, after Brexit, Britons will have to apply for advance permission to travel to the EU? Could tourists from across the EU face certain restrictions before entering the UK?
- After Brexit are there other restrictions on Britons travelling to Europe?
- Could tourists from across the EU face certain restrictions before entering the UK?
- What are the potential advantages and disadvantages to these sorts of restrictions?
- How large a role will cross-border tourist restrictions play in the negotiations surrounding the UK’s exit from the EU?
- What would these restrictions mean for lawyers and their clients on a practical level?
- Are they any other important points worth mentioning?
Immigration analysis: The European Commission is drawing up plans for a US-style electronic visa waiver programme, which could mean that Britons will have to pay to travel in Europe post-Brexit. Ben Maitland, senior associate at Lewis Silkin, suggests we remember that it’s in everyone’s interests for travel restrictions to remain as low and minimal as possible.
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