FAQ Brexit

The Swiss flag and the Union Jack
With its ‘Mind the gap’ strategy, the Federal Council is ensuring legal continuity in the relation between Switzerland and the United Kingdom beyond Brexit. © FDFA

On 31 January 2020 the United Kingdom (UK) has formally withdrawn from the European Union (EU). Since relations between Switzerland and the UK have been mainly governed by the bilateral agreements between Switzerland and the EU, there is a number of questions concerning the future relationship between Switzerland and the UK.

State of affairs and developments

Negotiated agreements