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 15 Jan 2021, 18:18PM UTC

Covid-19 Statistics
NEW CASES
209,841
-36.95% (last 7 days)
ACTIVE CASES
3,614,306
5.87% (last 7 days)

Can you enter?

Travel is not restricted by traveller type (e.g., PR, Citizen, Resident).

What to expect in United Kingdom?

📝 Before your trip

You are required to complete a pre-arrival form.
For more information: https://visas-immigration.service.gov.uk/public-health-passenger-locator-form

🛬 On Arrival

On Arrival there are no Covid specific requirements such as testing.

😷 Quarantine details

General arrivals will be required to quarantine for up to 10days; Quarantine served at your home / hotel (special arrangement may apply due to GreenLanes).

🛂 Travel restrictions

There are routes that have Green Lanes with fewer restrictions, see below.
There are no routes that have greater restrictions at this time.

✅ Greenlane Agreement
Italy
Travellers must complete the passenger locator form online before arriving in the UK. Self-isolation is required. Effective from 15 December, travellers arriving from countries not on England's travel corridors list will have the option of taking a COVID-19 test five days after entry, paid for at their own expense, to avoid completing the full 14-day self-quarantine requirement if they test negative. The measure does not apply in Northern Ireland, Scotland or Wales; For more information: https://www.gov.uk/provide-journey-contact-details-before-travel-uk
Switzerland
Travellers must complete the passenger locator form online before arriving in the UK. Self-isolation is required. Effective from 15 December, travellers arriving from countries not on England's travel corridors list will have the option of taking a COVID-19 test five days after entry, paid for at their own expense, to avoid completing the full 14-day self-quarantine requirement if they test negative. The measure does not apply in Northern Ireland, Scotland or Wales; For more information: https://www.gov.uk/provide-journey-contact-details-before-travel-uk
France
Travellers must complete the passenger locator form online before arriving in the UK. Self-isolation is required. Effective from 15 December, travellers arriving from countries not on England's travel corridors list will have the option of taking a COVID-19 test five days after entry, paid for at their own expense, to avoid completing the full 14-day self-quarantine requirement if they test negative. The measure does not apply in Northern Ireland, Scotland or Wales; For more information: https://www.gov.uk/provide-journey-contact-details-before-travel-uk
Portugal
Travellers must complete the passenger locator form online before arriving in the UK. Self-isolation is required. Effective from 15 December, travellers arriving from countries not on England's travel corridors list will have the option of taking a COVID-19 test five days after entry, paid for at their own expense, to avoid completing the full 14-day self-quarantine requirement if they test negative. The measure does not apply in Northern Ireland, Scotland or Wales; For more information: https://www.gov.uk/provide-journey-contact-details-before-travel-uk
Greece
Travellers must complete the passenger locator form online before arriving in the UK. No self-isolation is required, except the islands of Corfu, Crete, Kos, Rhodes and Zakynthos where self-isolation is required. Effective from 15 December, travellers arriving from countries not on England's travel corridors list will have the option of taking a COVID-19 test five days after entry, paid for at their own expense, to avoid completing the full 14-day self-quarantine requirement if they test negative. The measure does not apply in Northern Ireland, Scotland or Wales; For more information: https://www.gov.uk/provide-journey-contact-details-before-travel-uk
Other GreenLanes are available from
Antigua and Barbuda, Aruba, Australia, Bahrain, Barbados, Bhutan, Bonaire, Botswana, Brunei, St Eustatius and Saba, Cambodia, the Canary Islands, Chile, Dominica, Falkland Islands, Faroe Islands, Fiji, Finland, Greenland, Grenada, Ireland, Iceland, Israel, Japan, Jerusalem, Laos, Latvia, Macao (Macau), Maldives, Malaysia, Mauritius, Mongolia, Namibia, Northern Mariana Islands, New Caledonia, New Zealand, Norway, the Pacific Islands, Poland, Qatar, Rwanda, Saudi Arabia, Seychelles, Singapore, Sri Lanka, South Korea, St Lucia, St. Vincent, the Grenadines, Taiwan, Thailand, Timor-Leste, Turkey, Turks and Caicos, United Arab Emirates, Uruguay, US Virgin Islands, Vietnam are allowed without any self-isolation, as these countries are under the approved "travel corridor" list.

Effective from 15 December, travellers arriving from countries not on England's travel corridors list will have the option of taking a COVID-19 test five days after entry, paid for at their own expense, to avoid completing the full 14-day self-quarantine requirement if they test negative. The measure does not apply in Northern Ireland, Scotland or Wales

Countries that have lost "travel corridor" status and must go through self-isolation/quarantine are:
Spain, Luxembourg, Belgium, Andorra, Bahamas, France, Hungary, Netherlands, Malta, Monaco, Aruba, Croatia, Austria, Trinidad, Tobago, Czech Republic, Jamaica, Switzerland, Guadeloupe, Slovenia, Curacao, Slovakia, Italy, San Marino, Vatican City, Greece (except the islands of Corfu, Crete, Kos, Rhodes and Zakynthos), Liechtenstein, Cyprus, Lithuania, Germany, Sweden, Denmark, Estonia, Latvia
Travellers from Greece, Portugal, French Polynesia and Switzerland going to Scotland, must self-isolate for 14 days.
Travellers from Zakynthos, Portugal, Gibraltar, French Polynesia, 6 Greek islands going to Wales, must self-isolate for 14 days.

British Airways flights between Hong Kong and London are suspended through 25 December