Skip To The Main Content

Brexit

If you are travelling in the EU and will complete your travels before 31 October 2019, there are no changes to the cover your policy provides.

For travel from 1 November, you will need a Green Card if we exit without a deal.

It's important to note that some of the requirements in this article might change, depending on what terms are decided when the UK leaves the EU: You can view official Brexit updates from GOV.UK.

What is a Green Card?

A Green Card is a document that can be presented to law enforcement officers when needed, it provides proof of insurance. It is a physical document, printed on green paper and cannot be issued in an electronic format.

Do I need a Green Card?

If you are travelling to Europe (including Ireland) you will need a Green Card.

I need a Green Card, what do I do and what happens next?

Call our customer services team as soon as possible, it could take up to four weeks to issue so please call us as soon as you know your travel plans.

We will need to know

  • Dates of travel
  • Countries visiting or passing through
  • Name of people who need to be insured
  • If you are planning to tow a caravan / trailer you will need a separate Green Card for this


There is no charge for the Green Card, once processed we will send this to you, make sure you take the Green Card and your insurance certificate with you on your travels

Where can I get more information?

The Association of British Insurers (ABI) has provided some useful information, click here to find out more.