According to the adopted arrangements, the British do not need visas for short trips to the Schengen area.
Illustration / REUTERSСовет the EU and the European Parliament agreed on visa-free regime of entry in the Schengen area for British citizens after Brexit.
About it reported in a press-service of the EU Council on Wednesday, informs “European true”.
According to the adopted arrangements, the British do not need a visa for short stay (90 days within 180 days) in Schengen zone.
Further, the agreement for exemption of visas must formally approve the European Parliament and the EU Council.
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According to EU regulations, visa-free entry is granted on the condition of reciprocity. The UK government already stated that it intends to impose visas on EU citizens travelling to the UK for a short stay.
In the case that the United Kingdom will introduce a visa requirement for nationals of at least one member state of the EU in the future, will apply the mechanism of reciprocity.
The European Commission will monitor compliance with the principle of reciprocity and to immediately inform the European Parliament and the EU Council of any developments that may threaten the observance of this principle.