- International Travel Rules Update 4/10/21

International Travel Rules Update 4/10/21

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International Travel Rules Update 4/10/21

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before you book to travel

The rules depend on your personal circumstances

There are different rules if you have been in a red list country or territory in the 10 days before you arrive in England. Red list rules apply whether you are fully vaccinated or not.

If you are fully vaccinated and arriving from a GREEN country

Before you travel to England you must:

book and pay for a day 2 COVID-19 test – to be taken after arrival in England

complete a passenger locator form – to be completed in the 48 hours before you arrive in England

You will need to enter your COVID-19 test booking reference number on your passenger locator form.

When you arrive in England – fully vaccinated

After you arrive in England you must take a COVID-19 test on or before day 2.

Fully vaccinated means that you have had a complete course of an approved vaccine at least 14 days before you arrive in England. The day you had your final dose does not count as one of the 14 days.

The vaccine must be administered under either:

the UK vaccination programme

an approved overseas vaccination programme in a listed country

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if you are arriving from a red country - different rules apply, please click on

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If you wish to travel abroad you need to check the UK regulations and also the regulations in the country that you are hoping to visit

check the country on the Foreign travel advice page:

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