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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 21 Jul 2021, 09:40AM UTC

Covid-19 Statistics
NEW CASES
188,959
-40.2% (last 7 days)
ACTIVE CASES
5,731,831
3.34% (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.
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/ .

What to expect in United Kingdom?

📝 Before your trip

You are required to complete a pre-arrival form.
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.
For more information: https://www.gov.uk/guidance/coronavirus-covid-19-testing-for-people-travelling-to-england

🛬 On Arrival

On Arrival you will be required to complete a test for Covid, with the cost borne by the traveller. For more information: https://quarantinehotelbookings.ctmportal.co.uk/
https://www.gov.uk/guidance/providers-of-day-2-and-day-8-coronavirus-testing-for-international-arrivals .

😷 Quarantine details

General arrivals will be required to quarantine for up to 10days; Quarantine served at a dedicated facility (costs borne by traveller) (special arrangement may apply due to GreenLanes). For more information: - 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 .

🛂 Travel restrictions

There are routes that have Green Lanes with fewer restrictions, see below.
The route is closed for travellers from Afghanistan, Angola, Argentina, Bahrain, Bangladesh, Bolivia, Botswana, Brazil, Burundi, Cape Verde, Chile, Colombia, Congo (Dem. Rep.), Costa Rica, Cuba, Dominican Rep., Ecuador, Egypt, Eritrea, Eswatini, Ethiopia, French Guiana, Guyana, Haiti, India, Indonesia, Kenya, Lesotho, Malawi, Maldives, Mongolia, Mozambique, Myanmar, Namibia, Nepal, Oman, Pakistan, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Philippines, Qatar, Rwanda, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Somalia, South Africa, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Suriname, Tanzania, Trinidad and Tobago, Tunisia, Turkey, Uganda, United Arab Emirates, Uruguay, Venezuela, Zambia or Zimbabwe.

✅ Greenlane Agreement
Singapore
Travellers from this country do not need to quarantine upon arrival; For more information: https://www.gov.uk/provide-journey-contact-details-before-travel-uk
Australia
Travellers from this country do not need to quarantine upon arrival; For more information: https://www.gov.uk/provide-journey-contact-details-before-travel-uk
New Zealand
Travellers from this country do not need to quarantine upon arrival; For more information: https://www.gov.uk/provide-journey-contact-details-before-travel-uk
Malta
Travellers from this country do not need to quarantine upon arrival; For more information: https://www.gov.uk/provide-journey-contact-details-before-travel-uk
Israel
Travellers from this country do not need to quarantine upon arrival; For more information: https://www.gov.uk/provide-journey-contact-details-before-travel-uk
Other GreenLanes are available from
Anguilla, Antigua and Barbuda, Barbados, Bermuda, British Indian Ocean Territory, Cayman Islands, Dominica, Grenada, Montserrat, Pitcairn, Turks and Caicos Islands, Brunei Darussalam, Falkland Islands (UK), Faroe Islands, Gibraltar, Iceland, South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands, Saint Helena