International travel and immigration

New system for international travel (18/9)

Eight countries will move from the red list on 22 September and the rules for international travel to England will change on 4 October 2021.

  • new clearer travel system: red list and rest of world
  • simpler, cheaper rules for fully vaccinated travellers coming from non-red list countries - fully vaccinated passengers will be able to replace day 2 PCR tests with cheaper lateral flow tests - from the end of October - and no longer need to take pre-departure tests (PDTs)
  • 8 destinations removed from red list including Turkey and Pakistan
  • government recognises full vaccinations from a further 17 countries and territories including Japan and Singapore

Quarantine and testing if you've been in an amber list country

Travel abroad from England during coronavirus (COVID-19)

Test to release for international travel

Travel to England from another country during coronavirus (COVID-19)

Package holiday refunds and cancellations

Demonstrating your COVID-19 vaccination status when travelling abroad

Red, amber and green list rules for entering England

Coronavirus (COVID-19): domestic cruise ship travel

Exemptions from managed quarantine for medical and compassionate reasons

Visiting a passport office during the coronavirus pandemic

Self-isolation compliance checks after international travel

Providers of day 2 and day 8 coronavirus testing for international arrivals

Coronavirus (COVID-19): declaration form for international travel

Managed quarantine: what to expect

Testing on day 2 and day 8 for international arrivals

How to quarantine when you arrive in England

Booking and staying in a quarantine hotel when you arrive in England

Coronavirus (COVID-19): Covid Visa Concession Scheme (CVCS)

Mandatory COVID-19 testing introduced to bolster border measures

International bus or coach services and tours: vehicle documents

Coronavirus (COVID-19): HGV operators and drivers crossing an international 

Coronavirus (COVID-19): EU Settlement Scheme - guidance for applicants

Coronavirus (COVID-19): Immigration (European Economic Area) Regulations 2016 - guidance for applicants

Coronavirus (COVID-19): Turkish applicants for UK visas

Coronavirus (COVID-19): Test to Release for international travel

Working in England if you are a senior executive bringing significant economic benefit to the UK

risk assessment methodology for inbound international travel

Transport measures to protect the UK from variant strains of COVID-19

COVID-19: investigation and management of travellers returning from Denmark and their household contacts

Foreign travel insurance

General Aviation

FCO privacy notice: visitors to diplomatic missions and residences during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic

FCO privacy notice: coronavirus emergency loans abroad

FCDO privacy notice: coronavirus (COVID-19) repatriation support

Financial assistance abroad

Coming to the UK for seasonal agricultural work on Engl

Cruise ship travelish farms

Travellers exempt from UK border rules

Safer aviation guidance for operators

Countries and territories exempt from advice against all but essential international travel

Travel corridors

Safer air travel guidance for passengers

How to self-isolate when you travel to the UK

Requirement to provide public health info for travellers to England

Travellers exempt from the English border rules 

How to self-isolate when travelling to the UK

Safer travel guidance for passengers

Travel advice

Guidance for British people travelling overseas

Essential international travel guidance

Advice for UK visa applicants

Attestation forms for travel to and within France

New public health measures for all UK arrivals