COVID-19
TRAVEL RESTRICTIONS DATABASE
Travel restrictions of United Kingdom
Last updates at 25.03.2021 15:16
  • Entry restrictions
    Passengers entering or transiting through the United Kingdom must have a negative COVID-19 test result. The test must have been taken at most 3 days before departure of the last direct flight to the United Kingdom. Tests accepted are: antigen, LAMP, nucleic acid and PCR tests. The test result must be in English, French or Spanish. Passengers details (name, date of birth or age) on the test result must match those stated in the passport or other travel document. The test result must also include the contact details of the issuing laboratory.
    - This does not apply to passengers younger than 11 years.
    - This does not apply to passengers arriving from Ireland (Rep.).
    - More exemptions can be found at https://tinyurl.com/yytxv2cp
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    Passengers are subject to a COVID-19 test on day 2 and day 8 after arrival at their own expense. They must have a payment confirmation obtained at: https://quarantinehotelbookings.ctmportal.co.uk/ or https://www.gov.uk/guidance/providers-of-day-2-and-day-8-coronavirus-testing-for-international-arrivals .
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    Passengers entering the United Kingdom must complete a "Public Health Passenger Locator Form". The form must include the booking reference number for the 2 COVID-19 tests or the booking reference number for the quarantine hotel booking. The form can be obtained at https://www.gov.uk/provide-journey-contact-details-before-travel-uk and must be presented at check-in and to immigration upon arrival.
    - More exemptions can be found at https://tinyurl.com/yytxv2cp .

  • Ban entry for passengers who arrive from or during last 10 days have been in Angola, Argentina, Bolivia, Botswana, Brazil, Burundi, Cabo Verde, Chile, Colombia, Congo Democratic Republic, Ecuador, Ethiopia, French Guiana, Guyana, Lesotho, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, Oman, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Qatar, Rwanda, Seychelles, Somalia, South Africa, Suriname, Swaziland, Tanzania, United Arab Emirates, Uruguay, Venezuela, Zambia, Zimbabwe
    Passengers arriving from Angola, Argentina, Bolivia, Botswana, Brazil, Burundi, Cape Verde, Chile, Colombia, Congo (Dem. Rep.), Ecuador, Eswatini (Swaziland), Ethiopia, French Guiana, Guyana, Lesotho, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, Oman, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Qatar, Rwanda, Seychelles, Somalia, South Africa, Suriname, Tanzania, United Arab Emirates, Uruguay, Venezuela, Zambia or Zimbabwe are not allowed to enter.
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    Passengers who have been in or transited through Angola, Argentina, Bolivia, Botswana, Brazil, Burundi, Cape Verde, Chile, Colombia, Congo (Dem. Rep.), Ecuador, Eswatini, Ethiopia, French Guiana, Guyana, Lesotho, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, Oman, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Qatar, Rwanda, Seychelles, Somalia, South Africa, Suriname, Tanzania, United Arab Emirates, Uruguay, Venezuela, Zambia or Zimbabwe in the past 10 days are not allowed to enter.

  • Flights from/to Ethiopia, Oman, Qatar, United Arab Emirates are suspended

  • Forced isolation
    Passengers are subject to quarantine for 10 days. Details can be found for:
    - England at: https://www.gov.uk/guidance/booking-and-staying-in-a-quarantine-hotel-when-you-arrive-in-england ;
    - Scotland at: https://www.gov.scot/publications/coronavirus-covid-19-public-health-checks-at-borders/pages/self-isolation/ ;
    - Wales at: https://gov.wales/how-self-isolate-when-you-travel-wales-coronavirus-covid-19 ;
    - Northern Ireland at: https://www.nidirect.gov.uk/articles/coronavirus-covid-19-international-travel-advice .
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    Passengers arriving in Scotland must have a quarantine package for 11 nights. More details can be found at https://quarantinehotelbookings.ctmportal.co.uk/ .

  • Forced isolation for passengers who arrive from or during last 10 days have been in Angola, Argentina, Bolivia, Botswana, Brazil, Burundi, Cabo Verde, Chile, Colombia, Congo Democratic Republic, Ecuador, Ethiopia, French Guiana, Guyana, Lesotho, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, Oman, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Qatar, Rwanda, Seychelles, Somalia, South Africa, Suriname, Swaziland, Tanzania, United Arab Emirates, Uruguay, Venezuela, Zambia, Zimbabwe
    Passengers arriving in England who have been in or transited through Angola, Argentina, Bolivia, Botswana, Brazil, Burundi, Cape Verde, Chile, Colombia, Congo (Dem. Rep.), Ecuador, Eswatini, Ethiopia, French Guiana, Guyana, Lesotho, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, Oman, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Qatar, Rwanda, Seychelles, Somalia, South Africa, Suriname, Tanzania, United Arab Emirates, Uruguay, Venezuela, Zambia or Zimbabwe in the past 10 days must:
    - have a quarantine package for 11 nights; and
    - arrive at Birmingham (BHX), Farnborough (FAB), Gatwick (LGW), Heathrow (LHR) or London City (LCY).
    More details can be found at https://quarantinehotelbookings.ctmportal.co.uk/ .
    -- This does not apply to military personnel with an exemption letter from the Ministry of Defence.



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