ID Cards will not be accepted
From October 2021, anyone arriving into the UK must use a passport. ID cards will no longer be accepted (except under certain circumstances). See attached.
EU Drivers who have been using ID cards when entering the UK will now have to use a passport.
UK changes in timetable for the introduction of custom-related controls
The UK Government announced further changes in the timetable for the gradual introduction of full customs checks following the UK leaving the EU.
Full customs declarations and controls will be introduced on 1 January 2022 as previously announced. Safety and security declarations will now not be required until 1 July 2022.
Under the revised timetable:
· The requirements for pre-notification of Sanitary and Phytosanitary (SPS) goods, which were due to be introduced on 1 October 2021, will now be introduced on 1 January 2022.
· The new requirements for Export Health Certificates, which were due to be introduced on 1 October 2021, will now be introduced on 1 July 2022.
· Phytosanitary Certificates and physical checks on SPS goods at Border Control Posts, due to be introduced on 1 January 2022, will now be introduced on 1 July 2022.
· Safety and Security declarations on imports will be required as of 1 July 2022 as opposed to 1 January 2022. Full customs declarations and controls will be introduced on 1 January 2022 as previously announced. Nothing changes for the Safety and Security declarations for exports.
Further information can be found here.
Source: UK Government