Scotland is a proud European nation. We have benefitted from being part of the European Union (EU) for more than 40 years.

The UK’s departure from this union undoubtedly changes the way that Scotland engages with the EU, but it will not change the EU’s importance to Scotland, nor our commitment to it. We will continue to collaborate across a wide range of issues on the EU’s agenda, reflecting our shared values and goals.

EU Exit (Brexit)

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Information and resources about healthcare for overseas visitors is on the NHS Inform website.

Information about the European Health Insurance Card is on the NHS website.


Engagement and cooperation with Europe is essential to achieving the central aim of Scotland's Economic Strategy.

It is also essential for tackling the issues raised by climate change, energy security, immigration, and international crises.



Telephone: 0300 244 4000 (Central Enquiries Unit)

Scottish Government
St Andrews House
Regent Road

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