Travel Restrictions Relax for UK Travel

Fully Vaccinated Travelers

Passengers who arrive in the United Kingdom after 4:00 am on 11 February must:Complete the public health passenger locator form within 48 hours before travel; immigration officers will ask to see a copy of the completed form (paper or digitally) on arrival.

The new rules mean fully vaccinated individuals are no longer required to:

Present a negative COVID-19 test on arrival to the United Kingdom.

Self-isolate upon arrival.

Take a PCR or lateral flow test following arrival in the United Kingdom.

Unvaccinated Travelers

Before travelling to the United Kingdom, all unvaccinated passengers must:

Present a negative COVID-19 test taken no more than 48 hours prior to departure

Complete the public health passenger locator form within 48 hours prior to travel, a copy of which (paper or digital) will need to be provided to immigration officers upon arrival

Book and pay for two mandated COVID-19 tests to be taken on or before day two as well as on or after day eight of arrival.

Unvaccinated travellers will no longer need to quarantine upon arrival, unless the COVID-19 PCR test is positive. If the PCR test is positive, individuals must self-isolate for 10 full days. The day the test is taken is considered day zero. The self-isolation period can be reduced at the start of day six if the day five and six COVID-19 tests are both negative and taken 24 hours apart.

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