(Please note that drivers are still exempted from quarantine)
Everyone entering England from overseas (including UK nationals and residents) must provide proof of a negative COVID-19 test taken within 3 days of departure to England.
Fill in your passenger locator form up to 48 hours before arrival. You must declare all countries you have visited or transited through in the 10 days prior to your arrival on your passenger locator form.
Before departure check the list of red, amber, and green countries, as the list can change regularly. Red list passengers
You can only enter if you are a British or Irish National, or you have residence rights in the UK. You must enter through a designated port and quarantine in a government approved hotel for 10 days.
Amber list passengers
- Book tests for day 2 and 8
- Complete a passenger locator form
- Make plans to self-quarantine in private accommodation for 10 full days after arrival (or full duration of stay if less than 10 days)
If you are arriving from an amber country, and have been fully vaccinated through an approved vaccination programme, at least 14 days before your arrival in England, you must:
Green list passengers
These measures apply to all persons (including UK nationals and residents) arriving in England from outside the common travel area comprising the United Kingdom, Ireland, the Isle of Man, and the Channel Islands. The British Overseas Territories are not in the common travel area. Public health requirements may vary depending upon in which nation of the UK you are staying.
Northern Ireland: https://www.nidirect.gov.uk/articles/coronavirus-covid-19-international-travel-advice
Failure to comply with these measures is a criminal offence and you could be fined. There are a limited set of exemptions from these measures. Check the list of exemptions carefully. You may be fined if you fraudulently claim an exemption.