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Brexit Guidance

How musicians living in the UK may be affected by Brexit

The ability to travel and work freely and easily in the EU is of paramount importance to our members.

That's why we campaigned to stay in the EU, and why we do not support the Withdrawal Bill that has passed through parliament.

We understand that members have concerns about how Brexit might affect them and so have put together some FAQs.

Don’t forget that you can always contact your regional office for advice. Please do also report any specific issues or incidences of lost work to them.

Latest Brexit news

CITES: End of Transition Update

If your instrument contains endangered species and you don't yet have Musical Instrument Certificate (MIC), you can apply for one for free.

MU Call For Reciprocal Musicians’ Passport to Protect Musicians Working in the EU More Urgent Than Ever

Proposed immigration plans that could cover musicians have come to light and are circulating online.

MU Nominates Keir Starmer as Leader and Rosena Allin-Khan as Deputy Leader of the Labour Party

The MU has announced its nomination of Sir Keir Starmer as Leader and former MU member Dr Rosena Allin-Khan as Deputy Leader for the upcoming Labour Party leadership elections.

The Fight to Protect Musicians’ Rights Continues Beyond Brexit Day

The UK is out of the European Union as of Friday 31 January. But the fight to protect musicians working in the EU is far from over. More than ever, the campaign for the Musicians’ Passport needs your support.

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