Covid Entry Check: United Kingdom Travel Restrictions

This United Kingdom dashboard provides you with information on travel restrictions, quarantine on entry, Covid-19 cases, entry requirements and green lane updates.

Overview
  • Partially Open
  • Up to 10 Days
Last reviewed on 19 Jan 2022, 04:40AM UTC

Covid-19 Statistics
NEW CASES
580,880
-52.96% (last 7 days)
ACTIVE CASES
5,825,894
3.16% (last 7 days)

Can you enter?

Entry is restricted to Citizens and PRs, Spouse & Children of Citizens/PRs, Other Residents (pass holders), Business Travellers, Transit,

Other important information:
• Travellers 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.
• Travellers arriving from countries listed in greenlanes do not need to quarantine and take a Covid-19 test on day 8 after arrival if fully vaccinated. Please note that only Azores and Madeira applies for Portugal
• Travellers arriving from blocked countries must:
- have a quarantine package for 11 nights; and
- arrive at Birmingham (BHX), Farnborough (FAB), Gatwick (LGW), Heathrow (LHR) or London City (LCY).
• Travellers arriving in Aberdeen (ABZ), Edinburgh (EDI), Glasgow (GLA), Glasgow Prestwick (PIK) or Inverness (INV) in Scotland must have a quarantine package for 11 nights. More details can be found at https://quarantinehotelbookings.ctmportal.co.uk/ .
• There are no transit facilities at Manchester (MAN). Travellers must comply with all entry regulations for United Kingdom.

For Angola, Botswana, Eswatini, Lesotho, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, South Africa, Zambia, Zimbabwe, Nigeria:
• Entry for travellers who have been to these countries within the past 10 days is limited to:
- British nationals;
- nationals of Ireland (Rep.);
- residents of the United Kingdom.

• They must enter via Birmingham (BHX) or London Heathrow (LHR) and are subject to quarantine for 10 days and must have a reservation for a government approved quarantine facility. More details can be found at https://tinyurl.com/2p8r8dye

What to expect in United Kingdom?

📝 Before your trip

You are required to complete a pre-arrival form.
Form Details:
A "Public Health Passenger Locator Form" completed at https://www.gov.uk/provide-journey-contact-details-before-travel-uk ir required for travellers entering the United Kingdom; and/or making a landside transit, detail can be found at https://tinyurl.com/2p99z3zc

For more information: https://www.gov.uk/provide-journey-contact-details-before-travel-uk

You will need a formal Medical Certificate presenting a negative PCR test from an accepted establishment.
Your Certificate must be within 3 days of your arrival.
Testing Details:
• Travellers must have a negative COVID-19 antigen, NAAT, PCR, LAMP or LFD test, taken at most 2 days before departure from the first embarkation point. The test result must be in English, French or Spanish.

• Travellers 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 .
- The test on day 8 does not apply to fully vaccinated travellers

- more exemptions can be found at https://tinyurl.com/yytxv2cp"

For more information: https://www.gov.uk/provide-journey-contact-details-before-travel-uk

😷 Quarantine details

General arrivals will be required to quarantine for up to 10days; Quarantine is to be served at a dedicated facility (costs borne by traveller) (special arrangement may apply due to GreenLanes). For more information: - for England at: https://www.gov.uk/guidance/booking-and-staying-in-a-quarantine-hotel-when-you-arrive-in-england ;
- for Scotland at: https://www.gov.scot/publications/coronavirus-covid-19-public-health-checks-at-borders/pages/self-isolation/ ;
- for Wales at: https://gov.wales/how-self-isolate-when-you-travel-wales-coronavirus-covid-19 ;
- for Northern Ireland at: https://www.nidirect.gov.uk/articles/coronavirus-covid-19-international-travel-advice .

🛂 Travel restrictions

There are routes that have Green Lanes with fewer restrictions, see below.
The route is closed for travellers from Angola, Botswana, Eswatini, Lesotho, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, South Africa, Zambia, Zimbabwe, Nigeria.

✅ Greenlane Agreement
Other GreenLanes are available from
Andorra, Antigua and Barbuda, Australia, Bahrain, Barbados, Brunei Darussalam, Canada, Taiwan, Dominica, Israel, Japan, South Korea, Kuwait, Malaysia, Monaco, New Zealand, Qatar, San Marino, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, Switzerland, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, United States, Vatican City, Belgium, Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Denmark, Cyprus, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Spain, France, Croatia, Italy, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovenia, Hungary, Malta, Netherlands, Austria, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, Slovakia, Finland, Sweden, Germany, Estonia, Ireland, Greece
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