North East Lincolnshire Council

Prepare for EU Exit

The United Kingdom (UK) is leaving the European Union (EU). Leaving the EU means a number of changes that will affect businesses, organisations and individual citizens.

Advice and guidance is available on all parts of the exit from the EU (known as Brexit) via the website. Here we have highlighted some of the key links based on the questions that we have been asked.

Information about EU Exit including the article 50 process, negotiations, and announcements about policy changes as a result of EU Exit is available on – EU Exit.

Prepare for EU Exit if you live in the UK

For information on preparing for the EU Exit go to – Prepare for EU Exit.

Prepare your business for the UK leaving the EU

To help prepare your business for the EU Exit go to – Prepare your business for the UK leaving the EU.

Preparing for changes at the UK border after a no deal EU exit: support for businesses preparing for day one if we leave the EU without a deal. Partnership pack

Do you import or export? Advice for traders

Additional guidance is available on – Find EU Exit guidance for your business.

Transport and driving

If you need guidance on transport go to – EU Exit guidance for transport.

Your rights and how to apply for settled and pre-settled status

If you are an EU citizen or a family member of an EU citizen, you will may need to apply if you want to stay in the UK after 30 June 2021. This includes if you are married to a British citizen. For more information on this process go to – Settled status for EU citizens and families.

Use our android app to prove your identity

If you are applying for settled or pre-settled status and you are not able to access an android app to prove your identity, you can book an appointment with us to help you do this part of your application. We can use the app to scan your document details and take your photo, saving you time entering the details into the form.

The fee for this service is £14. The fee must be paid at the time of booking and is non-refundable. To book an appointment please contact the Register Office, Knoll Street, Cleethorpes on 01472 326295 option 3.

You will need to bring your current valid biometric EU, EEA or Swiss passport, or a valid Biometric Residence Permit (BRP) for family members of an EU, EEA or Swiss citizen. You will also need a mobile phone that can receive text messages or a device that can receive email.

EU Settlement Scheme Privacy Policy (PDF)

Terms and conditions for EU Settlement Scheme (PDF)


Guidance for industry and organisations involved in health and care about contingency plans for a no-deal exit from the EU is available at – Planning for a no deal EU Exit for the health and care sector.