Frequently Asked Questions - Will independence mean that Scottish people require a passport to travel to England?
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No. Just as no one from the UK needs a passport to travel to Ireland now, there will be free movement across the border between Scotland and England.
The Common Travel Area has existed since the 1920s and currently allows freedom of movement for nationals of the UK, the Republic of Ireland, the Isle of Man and the Channel Islands. It will be in the interests of all partners for an independent Scotland to remain in the Common Travel Area.
Source: Scotland's Future, Scottish Government, November 2013.