With countries like Canada, the USA and Australia already operating well-established Travel Authorisation schemes, and others like the UAE and Singapore boasting increasingly digital and mobile-friendly border crossings, the good news is that the UK doesn’t need to reinvent the wheel.

By cherry-picking the successes from around the world, and benefitting from some of the lessons learned, the UK can ensure a smooth transition to digital border, while delivering a world-class experience and ensuring maximum security.