Millions of Brits Warned to Renew Passport By Friday Or Risk Ban From EU Countries

MILLIONS of Brit travellers could be banned from entering several European countries unless they renew their passports by Friday, a consumer group has warned.

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Visitors usually need at least six months left on their passport from the date they arrive.

Until recently, UK citizens who renewed their passport before it expired could have up to nine months of the remaining validity added to their new travel document.

But the Government has warned this will not count towards the six-month requirement after a no-deal Brexit, meaning people with up to 15 months left on their passport could be denied entry to many popular destinations on the continent.

Now, travellers risk falling foul of rules for entering countries in the Schengen zone such as France, Spain and Italy, according to Which?.