In light of the current COVID-19 pandemic, many countries have implemented restrictions on international travel to reduce the spread of the coronavirus, such as a 14-day self-isolation period on arrival, or producing a negative PCR test and travel certificate.
We’ve put together a list of the COVID-19 travel restrictions by country, applicable for individuals travelling from the United Kingdom. It is important to note that these travel restrictions vary country-by-country and are subject to change at short notice. Please check Gov.uk and with your travel provider for the most up-to-date travel restrictions for your destination.
|Abu Dhabi||96 hours before departure for test, 72 hours for certificate||The UAE authorities have stated that with effect from 11 August, all citizens, returning residents, transit passengers and tourists have to undertake a COVID-19 PCR test in the country they are currently in and have proof of a negative result before travelling to the UAE. The test must be a PCR swab test. Other test results including antibody tests are not accepted. The test must have been carried out within 96 hours of departure. The test result is required for travellers from all countries arriving at all airports in the UAE.|
|Anguilla||Entry to Anguilla is prohibited except for Anguillian nationals, persons with Anguilla Resident status and valid work permit holders.
If you are eligible for entry you will have to spend 14 days quarantine on arrival in either a government run quarantine facility or a government approved self-quarantine facility.
Anguilla’s ports, sea and air are closed for all regular inbound passenger movements until at least Saturday 31 October. Commercial outbound flights are permitted. This date is kept under constant review and may be extended.
|Aruba||72 hours||All visitors, 15 years and older, traveling to Aruba must take a Molecular COVID-19 test.
There are three testing options: test prior to travel, test upon arrival or a dual-testing process.
|Austria||4 Days||Travellers need 1 x PCR test no older than 72 hours from flight. They also need their specific country certificate form completed. Must show medical certificate with micro-biological test no more than 4 days old. Coronavirus tests are available for €190 on arrival at Vienna Airport. If you wish to be tested at the airport, you must book an appointment in advance.|
|Australia||Entry to Australia is closed, except for Australian citizens and permanent residents or those with an exemption.
All travellers entering Australia need to undertake a mandatory 14-day quarantine at a designated facility (for example a hotel) at their port of arrival. You may be required to pay for the costs of your quarantine.
From 4 July, Australia is exempt from the FCDO advice against all non-essential international travel which means individuals arriving to the UK from Australia currently do not need to self-isolate.
From 23 July, the FCDO advises against all non-essential travel to the State of Victoria.
|Azerbaijan||48 hours||Entry to Azerbaijan requires a negative COVID-19 test certificate issued within 48 hours of your flight. You will need a paper copy or print out to show on arrival. A further test may be required on arrival to Azerbaijan|
|The Azores||72 hours||If you are travelling to the Azores, you need to complete and submit a health form 72 hours before you travel. After you have completed the form, you will receive a code for presentation to the health authorities on arrival. If you have not completed the form online, you will be asked to fill in a form manually at the airport.
On arrival, you will be subject to health screening. You will need to show proof of a negative COVID-19 test carried out 72 hours before departure, or take a test on arrival and self-isolate at your accommodation until the results are known. If you are staying for more than 7 days, you will have to repeat the test locally 6 days after the first test.
The Azores is currently on the UK’s green list and therefore, travellers returning to the UK will not need to self-isolate on arrival.
|Bangladesh||72 hours||On arrival in Bangladesh, all foreign nationals are required to produce a medical certificate issued within 72 hours of travel indicating the passenger is COVID-19 negative.|
The UK has shifted to the ‘high risk’ category level relative to entry into Barbados which has led to a change in entry requirements effective 1st October 2020, which will remain in place over the next two weeks.
All travellers must have a negative PCR COVID-19 test taken no more than 72 hours prior to arrival.
After arrival on the Island, visitors will take a second PCR test. Tests can be done free of charge at any Government health care facility or for a fee at private healthcare facilities. There are also mobile services available to make it easy for guests to have options. The test is administered between day 4 to 5 after taking the first test in Ireland or the UK. Test results in Barbados are usually returned overnight without any challenges.
While awaiting the second test, visitors will have restricted movement and remain on the grounds of their hotel, resort or villa.
|Bermuda||72 hours||Due to the Covid-19 outbreak, all visitors from a country classified by the WHO as having community transmission of Covid-19 (including the UK) will need to apply for Travel Authorisation and are required to have a pre-departure test. This applies to adults and children aged 10 and up. Those without a negative pre-departure PCR test, taken ideally within 72 hours, but no more than seven days before departure, will not be able to obtain Travel Authorisation.
Upon arrival, visitors must show a copy of the Travel Authorisation and present a copy of the pre-departure PCR Covid-19 negative test result to health officers on request.
All travellers will undergo PCR Covid-19 testing at the Bermuda L.F. Wade International Airport. It’s important that travellers adhere to the Covid-19 guidance and quarantine in their accommodation until airport tests results are ready. Failure to adhere to guidelines could result in a fine of up to $25,000 and/or up to six month’ imprisonment.
|Brazil||Entry to Brazil is prohibited except for:
Brazilian nationals and foreign nationals with valid residency visas for Brazil Foreign spouses, children, parents or guardians of a Brazilian national.
Other exceptions may apply.
In some cases, you will need to show a Covid-19 negative test result to your airline before boarding a flight to Brazil.
|British Virgin Islands||Borders to the British Virgin Islands are only open to returning British Virgin Islanders, Belongers, Permanent Residents, naturalised citizens, work permit holders with confirmed employment, work permit exempt holders, students and other specified groups as well as for freight and cargo vessels.
All persons approved to re-enter the Territory must register to return to the Territory and will need to quarantine for 14 days in pre-approved accommodation where they will be monitored by security to ensure that there is no mingling with members of the public until their quarantine period has expired and they are tested negative for the virus. There is a charge of $3,500 for security if quarantine is requested at a private property and, with effect from 1 October 2020, all qualified persons will be charged $2,500 per person for government quarantine accommodation, 24-hour security and meals.
To facilitate this process, anyone interested in returning to the BVI is required to register through an online portal.
|Brunei||Entry to Brunei is severely restricted. It is not yet clear which exceptional circumstances, if any, foreign nationals may be permitted to enter Brunei.
If the Government of Brunei permits you entry, you will be required to go into quarantine on arrival at a government booked facility (usually a local hotel).
All foreigners will have to pay $350 BND for a COVID-19 test upon arrival and will need to cover the cost of their stay in a quarantine facility (15 days from the date of arrival).
|Cambodia||72 hours||If you wish to enter Cambodia you will need to get a visa before arrival — the visa exemption policy, visa on arrival and e-visa arrangements are suspended indefinitely
Travellers will also require a medical certificate, no longer than 72 hours prior to the date of travel, from a competent health authority stating you do not have COVID-19. You should not use the NHS testing service to get a test in order to facilitate your travel to another country. You should arrange to take a private test
You must also have proof of insurance that includes a minimum of US$50,000 for medical cover.
|Cayman Islands||Airports in the Cayman Islands are closed to all inbound and outbound international passenger flights until further notice. Only people, who have been pre-authorised may enter the Cayman Islands at this time and they are subject to mandatory quarantine for a period of 14 days in a government facility.
From 16 March the Cayman Islands Government imposed a ban on cruise ships docking in the Cayman Islands.
Cargo flights, couriers and air ambulance services continue to operate as usual.
The Cayman Islands Government has closed its airports to all international passenger flights until further notice
Only people, who have been pre-authorised may enter the Cayman Islands at this time. They are subject to mandatory quarantine for a period of 14 days in a government facility.
|China||3 days||China has restricted entry and transit to all travelers except Chinese nationals, Hong Kong, Macau, or Taiwan passport holders, and travelers with diplomatic, service, courtesy or C visas, or visas issued after March 28, 2020.
Foreign nationals coming to the mainland of China for necessary economic, trade, scientific or technological activities or out of emergency humanitarian needs may apply for visas at Chinese embassies or consulates. Travelers arriving at Beijing (PEK), Guangzhou (CAN), Shanghai Hongqiao (SHA), Shanghai Pudong (PVG), Shenzhen (SZX) or Xiamen (XMN) are subject to medical screening and quarantine for 14 days. Airline crew with a layover at the above airports must undergo NAT inside the passenger terminal, then self-isolate at their hotel temporarily before acquiring the NAT results.
All travelers arriving in China must present a QR code generated from a completed “Health Declaration Form” upon arrival. The form can be obtained before departure at http://health.customsapp.com/. Alongside the form, travelers must present a negative test for COVID-19 taken within 3 days before travel.
|Cyprus||As of 1 August 2020, the UK is in Cyprus’ Category B: this means that tourists are permitted to travel to Cyprus, but they need to provide a negative COVID-19 test result on arrival, obtained within 72 hours before travel.|
|Cuba||72 hours||All returning Cuban nationals and foreign residents arriving on repatriation flights to Havana will have their temperature checked. Current measures require all passengers arriving at Havana airport to go into quarantine for 14 days in a government facility (possibly hotel or hospital). This can be in their home Province.
All international tourists arriving on charter flights to the Cayos will have their temperature checked and a PCR test within 72 hours before departure.
Anyone with respiratory problems may be isolated. Anyone who tests positive for coronavirus will be hospitalised immediately. Otherwise, there is no quarantine requirement for all arrivals on these flights.
|Dubai||96 hours before departure for test, 72 hours for certificate||The UAE authorities have stated that with effect from 11 August, all citizens, returning residents, transit passengers and tourists have to undertake a COVID-19 PCR test in the country they are currently in and have proof of a negative result before travelling to the UAE. The test must be a PCR swab test. Other test results including antibody tests are not accepted. The test must have been carried out within 96 hours of departure. The test result is required for travellers from all countries arriving at all airports in the UAE.|
|Denmark||At the moment, persons travelling from the UK may travel into Denmark. However, if a tourist wishing to enter shows clear signs of sickness, for example a cough, fever, or similar, they will not be allowed to cross the border.
|Dominica||Arriving passengers must complete an online questionnaire 24 hours before arrival and have a PCR swab test with a negative result taken up to 72 hours before arrival.
On arrival a Rapid Diagnostic Test will be taken. If negative five days quarantine follows in an approved facility. If positive isolation in a government facility follows.
A PCR test is required to depart Dominica.
From 4th July, Dominica is exempt from the FCDO advice against all non-essential international travel and therefore, those returning from Dominica to the UK currently do not need to self-isolate on arrival.
|Estonia||Citizens and residents of the European Union, the Schengen area, the UK, Andorra, Monaco, San Marino and Vatican, and individuals with a long-stay visa and their family members if they show no symptoms of COVID-19 are allowed to travel to Estonia.
These travellers are not required to self-isolate or show a negative PCR test on arrival.
From 4th July, Estonia is exempt from the FCDO advice against all non-essential international travel and therefore, those returning from Estonia to the UK currently do not need to self-isolate on arrival.
|Equatorial Guinea||48 hours||You must have proof of a negative coronavirus test taken within 48 hours prior to arrival. If you do not have this, you will be tested in the airport by a doctor at a cost of approximately £200 Diplomatic missions and international organisations must communicate to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Cooperation within a reasonable time the list of their personnel and family members, indicating the date of arrival, the flight number and the place of origin.|
|Ethiopia||72 hours||All passengers arriving into the country are subject to mandatory self-isolation or quarantine.
Passengers carrying a negative PCR Covid-19 test certificate dated within the previous 120 hours (5 days) are required to self-isolate at home for 14 days. Only PCR tests will be accepted. You will be tested again upon arrival. You may need to demonstrate you have such a test certificate before boarding your flight.
|Falkland Islands||Any entrants into the Falkland Islands are expected to self-isolate for a period of 14 days. If you develop symptoms after arrival which makes you a suspect case, you should call the hospital on 28000 for advice if you need medical help.
A suspect case is a person with a fever and a cough or shortness of breath, if there is no other explanation for those symptoms.
|Faroe Islands||At the moment, persons travelling from the UK may travel into Faroe Islands. However, if a tourist wishing to enter shows clear signs of sickness, for example a cough, fever, or similar, they will not be allowed to cross the border.|
|France||Travellers arriving in France from the UK, European Area, Australia, Canada, Georgia, Japan, New Zealand, Rwanda, South Korea, Thailand, Tunisia and Uruguay are no longer required to self-isolate, or to demonstrate their travel is essential. Arrivals by sea and air routes will need to complete a ‘sworn statement’ (déclaration sur l’honneur) form self-certifying they are not suffering from symptoms associated with Covid19 and have not been in contact with confirmed cases in the preceding fortnight.|
|Finland||Entry to Finland is prohibited for non-resident foreign nationals entering the country, with some exemptions
if you’re eligible to enter Finland from the UK, you will need to self-isolate for 14 days after arrival
|Fiji||The Fiji government has announced changes to International travel due to COVID-19. The Fiji border remains closed to British tourists. Only residents and Fijian citizens are allowed to return to Fiji.
From 4th July, Finland is exempt from the FCDO advice against all non-essential international travel and therefore, those returning from Finland to the UK currently do not need to self-isolate on arrival.
Returning residents and citizens must request permission to enter Fiji from the COVID-19 Risk Mitigation Taskforce (CRMT). To do this you will need to email documents to email@example.com.
|Gibraltar||All travellers must complete an online contact tracing passenger locator form and inform the authorities if you have been in a ‘relevant area’ (doesn’t include the UK) in the 14 days before your arrival in Gibraltar.
If you are arriving on a flight at Gibraltar International Airport, you will need to fill in a passenger locator form online before you can pass through customs.
From 4th July, Gibraltar is exempt from the FCDO advice against all non-essential international travel and therefore, those returning from Gibraltar to the UK currently do not need to self-isolate on arrival.
|Germany||From 4th July, Germany is exempt from the FCDO advice against all non-essential international travel and therefore, those returning from Germany to the UK currently do not need to self-isolate on arrival.
If you use Basel-Mulhouse-Freiburg airport to return to the UK, you will transit France and therefore will be required to self-isolate on your return to the UK.
There are currently no general COVID-19-related restrictions on entry into Germany from the UK. However you may have to go into quarantine if you are entering from an area where there is a high rate of infection.
|Greece||All passengers arriving into Greece from any country, including Ireland, must complete a Passenger Locator Form (PLF) online at least 24 hours before entering the country. Failure to complete the PLF is an offence, and you will not be permitted to enter Greece without it.
On the basis of the PLF, the Greek authorities will decide if you need to take a COVID-19 test on arrival in Greece. For full information on this process, see here.
Should you be selected for a test, you will be expected to limit your movements for 24 hours. After this, you can continue with your activities as normal unless you are informed of a positive test result. If you are selected for a test and test positive, you will be subject to 14 days’ quarantine, for which you may be required by the Greek authorities to move to a designated quarantine facility.
The FCDO currently advise against all but essential travel to the islands of Lesvos, Tinos, Serifos, Mykonos, Crete, Santorini and Zakynthos (Zante). The rest of Greece remains exempt from the FCDO’s advice against all non-essential international travel.
The FCDO is not advising those already travelling in Lesvos, Tinos, Serifos, Mykonos, Crete, Santorini and Zakynthos (Zante) to leave at this time.
If you are returning to England or Northern Ireland from Lesvos, Tinos, Serifos, Mykonos, Crete, Santorini and Zakynthos (Zante) on or after 9th September, you will need to self-isolate on your return.
If you are returning to Wales from the islands of Mykonos, Zakynthos (Zante), Lesvos, Paros and Antiparos, Crete, Santorini, Serifos and Tinos you are required to self isolate for 14 days.
If you are returning to Scotland from Greece, you will need to self-isolate on your return.
|Greenland||At the moment, persons travelling from the UK may travel into Greenland. However, if a tourist wishing to enter shows clear signs of sickness, for example a cough, fever, or similar, they will not be allowed to cross the border.
|Hong Kong||Travellers from overseas countries/territories, who are not Hong Kong residents, will be denied entry
If you’re eligible to enter Hong Kong, all travellers are required to take a mandatory medical coronavirus test and a compulsory quarantine.
|Hungary||48 hours||Travellers to Hungary need 2 x PCR tests spaced 48 hours apart over a 5 day period from their flight date. They need a medical certificate for each test as well.|
|Iran||48 hours||Entry to Iran is permitted for Iranian nationals, residents and holders of some types of visas only.
All passengers arriving into Iran by air must hold a valid health certificate issued by the health authorities of the country of departure. This must contain a COVID-19 molecular test performed by an approved centre of the departure country, carried out within 96 hours of entry into Iran. Non-Iranian nationals will not be permitted entry without such a certificate.
|Ireland||All arrivals from overseas, including Irish residents, are asked to restrict their movement for 14 days on arrival. There are some exemptions, including if you are returning to Ireland from Northern Ireland or from any of the countries that are on the Irish Government’s Green List. At present arrivals from Great Britain are not on the Green List and must restrict their movements on arrival.
All arrivals, including Irish residents, arriving from overseas must complete a Public Health Passenger Locator Form prior to arriving in Ireland. The form may be used by health authorities to contact you in order to verify your location in the country
|Italy||People travelling to Italy from EU member states (except Bulgaria, Romania, Greece, Croatia, Malta and Spain), States that form part of the Schengen area, the UK, Andorra, Monaco, San Marino and the Vatican City State can all enter Italy without having to quarantine unless they have recently stayed in a country other than one of these. For more information, please click here.
Entry to the country is still forbidden for visitors who have stayed in or transited through a small number of listed countries in the 14 days before arrival. There are additional requirements for passengers arriving from Malta, Spain, Greece, Croatia and certain areas of France.
You should download and complete a self-declaration from the Ministry of Interior before travelling to Italy.
Italy is exempt from the Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office (FCDO) advice against all non-essential international travel and therefore, those travelling to the UK from Italy currently do not need to self-isolate on arrival.
|Laos||The Government of the Laos PDR has suspended the visa on arrival service at all international entry points, and no visas are being issued to people travelling from a country with COVID-19, including the UK.
Anyone arriving in Laos with a visa will be required to quarantine at a government facility for 14 days at their own expense.
|Latvia||From 17th September, asymptomatic travellers arriving in Latvia from the UK are required to self-isolate for 10 days
From 16th July, all passengers are required on arrival to complete and hand to their transport provider a contact form giving contact details, listing the countries visited in the previous 14 days, and undertaking to comply with the epidemiological security measures established in Latvia.
From 4th July, Latvia is exempt from the FCDO advice against all non-essential international travel and therefore, those travelling from Latvia to the UK currently do not need to self-isolate on arrival.
|Lebanon||96 hours||All travellers arriving in Lebanon are required to take a PCR test at a laboratory certified by local authorities within 96 hours prior to travel, and to show the result at check-in before proceeding to immigration. Passengers not having a negative PCR test result within this time frame and in an approved form (paper or email, not SMS) will not be allowed to board planes departing to Lebanon.
Upon arrival at Rafik Hariri International Airport, all passengers will be required to take another PCR test. Certain airlines are covering the cost of this test whilst others may not. Travellers should check with their airline.
Passengers travelling from countries where the Government of Lebanon considers PCR tests to be accurate must then proceed to their accommodation and adhere to home quarantine until receiving the result (up to 48 hours). The UK is considered by the Government of Lebanon as a country where PCR tests are accurate.
|Liberia||72 hours||Passengers entering Liberia have two options for COVID-19 testing. Government of Liberia strongly encourages travellers to be tested before arrival in Liberia. You can have a COVID-19 PCR test at your point of departure within 72 hours before your arrival in Liberia. If you present a negative PCR test result on arrival in Liberia, you will be allowed entry with symptom monitoring via USSD or mobile app.
If you do not do a pre-departure PCR test before your arrival in Liberia, you will be tested on arrival. You will have to do a Rapid Test, and a swab will be collected for PCR test processing. If your Rapid Test result is negative, you will be allowed entry with symptom monitoring via USSD or mobile app.
If your Rapid Test result is positive, you will be taken to a government quarantine facility pending your PCR test result. Sample processing could take several days. If your subsequent PCR result is positive you must remain in government quarantine. It is likely you will have to remain in quarantine until you have two consecutive negative PCR results. Quarantine may last 14 days or longer.
|Liechtenstein||Depending on your travel route to or from Liechtenstein, you may need to self-isolate on your return to the UK. You should also check the travel advice pages for Switzerland or Austria. If you plan to travel in a private vehicle between Liechtenstein and Germany to return to England, check guidance on travel in a private vehicle through a non-exempt country. There is different guidance if you are returning to Wales, Scotland or Northern Ireland.
|Lithuania||As of the 22nd September 2020 British nationals resident in the UK travelling to Lithuania will need to self-isolate for 14 days on arrival
You will need to present proof of a negative COVID-19 test carried out within 72 hours before your arrival in Lithuania
Individuals travelling to Lithuania need to complete a registration form prior to arrival.
|Madeira and Porto Santo||If travelling to Madeira or Porto Santo you must take a COVID-19 test before you travel or on arrival. Travellers must also complete and submit a traveller questionnaire 12-48 hours before departure.
If you have one, upload proof of your negative COVID-19 test, carried out 72 hours before departure.
On arrival, you will be subject to health screening. If you have not uploaded your COVID-19 test result, you will be asked to show it at the airport. If you do not have proof of a COVID-19 test, you will be able to take a test at the airport and self-isolate at your accommodation until the results are known. This will take about 12 hours.
|Malta||Currently, the United Kingdom is listed on Malta’s safe-corridor country list, meaning travellers from the UK do not require a negative PCR test on arrival to Malta and will not have to quarantine on arrival. Please note this is subject to change at short notice.
|Morocco||48 Hours||Travellers arriving to Morocco need 1 x PCR and 1 x Antibody Test no older than 48 hours from flight. They need a medical certificate as well.|
|Malaysia||Entry to Malaysia for all British nationals is prohibited. Some exemptions may apply, including: British nationals with permanent resident status, resident pass, My Second Home Programme (MM2H) pass, expatriates of all categories, including professional visit passes as well as dependents pass, spouse to Malaysian nationals (spouse visa) and students and temporary employment passes.
The situation is changing regularly, and any British national who wishes to apply to enter Malaysia will need to seek permission from the local Malaysian Embassy/High Commission or the Immigration Directorate before travelling.
Anyone granted permission to enter Malaysia must quarantine for 14 days in a designated Government facility and pay the costs. You will need to download the MySejahtera app.
|New Zealand||Entry to New Zealand border is currently closed to almost all arrivals
The New Zealand government is bringing forward legislation to introduce charges for managed isolation for certain arrivals.
|Nigeria||All new arrivals are expected to self-isolate at one location in the city of their arrival for 14 days where they will be remotely monitored by the Nigerian authorities. At the end of the 14-day period of self-isolation an exit interview will be conducted by Nigerian authorities. If the authorities are satisfied that there are no indications of COVD-19 they will authorise the release of the retained passport.
Anyone that has developed symptoms of coronavirus during their travel will be required to undergo quarantine at a government-monitored hotel.
|Norway||Entry to Norway depends on your country of residence. Travellers normally resident in the UK may enter Norway but from midnight on 21 August are required to self-quarantine for 10 days.
From 4th July, Norway is exempt from the FCDO advice against all non-essential international travel and therefore, those travelling from Norway to the UK currently do not need to self-isolate on arrival.
|Philippines||Some airlines require passengers from the Philippines to present a COVID-19 RT-PCR negative-test certification issued by an accredited testing facility before being permitted. Check with your airline or travel company for the latest information.|
|Poland||You are not required to self-isolate on arrival in Poland if you are a UK, European Union or EFTA national unless you have coronavirus symptoms or you have come into contact with someone who has.
From 4th July, Poland is exempt from the FCDO advice against all non-essential international travel and therefore, those travelling from Poland to the UK currently do not need to self-isolate on arrival.
|Portugal||If you are travelling to Portugal from the UK you will be subject to health screening on arrival at mainland airports and ports. Your temperature will be checked and if it is 38ºc or over or you show signs of being unwell, you will be referred to the health authorities at the airport. You may be required to take a COVID-19 test and to self-isolate at your accommodation until the test results are known.|
|Russia||All arrivals must provide a medical certificate confirming they have tested negative for COVID-19 on a Polymerase chain reaction (PCR) test, or a medical certificate confirming a positive test for COVID-19 IgG antibodies. These documents must be in English or Russian
Foreign nationals without such certificates must have a PCR test within 3 days of arrival. A fee will apply.
|San Marino||From 4th July, San Marino is exempt from the FCDO advice against all non-essential international travel and therefore, those travelling from San Marino to the UK currently do not need to self-isolate on arrival.
|Slovakia||You may enter Slovakia without restrictions if you have spent all of the previous 14 days in a country listed on the Slovak Ministry of Foreign Affairs website. As of 20 July, this includes the UK.
If you have spent any of the previous 14 days in a country not on this list, you must self-isolate on arrival and register with your regional Public Health Authority office, who will contact you after at least 5 days to arrange a free RT-PCR test for COVID-19.
|South Korea||14 days||All arrivals – regardless of nationality and length of stay – are required to be tested for coronavirus (COVID-19) and to undergo quarantine for 14 days. All individuals regardless of nationality who show coronavirus symptoms on arrival will be tested. Those who test positive will be isolated and treated at a hospital or community treatment centre.|
|Sweden||Sweden has restricted the entry of most foreign travellers arriving from outside of the wider European Area until at least October 31st. Swedish nationals and residents may still return to Sweden from countries outside the EEA. On July 2nd , the Swedish Government announced that citizens and long-term residents of EEA countries, Andorra, Monaco, San Marino, Switzerland, the UK or the Vatican City, people with Swedish residence permits, and their family members may now enter Sweden, regardless of the purpose of travel. Visa holders of Sweden and people with a visa over 3 months for another EEA country may also enter, as may people with an ‘essential purpose’ such as healthcare workers, health researchers and students attending a Swedish institution.
As of 4am on 12 September, Sweden is on the list of countries where self-isolation on return to the UK is not required.
|Taiwan||3 days||Foreign nationals are permitted to enter Taiwan provided they are not entering for study, tourism or to visit friends. You will need to apply for a visa before travelling.
Foreign nationals entering Taiwan must provide a negative COVID-19 test report completed within three working days prior to boarding their entry flight.
The type of test required is a RT-PCR test. The certificate with the test result should be in English.
On arrival in Taiwan you are legally required to self-isolate for 14 days if you have travelled from the UK.
|Thailand||72 hours||At present only certain categories of foreign nationals are permitted to enter or transit Thailand. If eligible to enter, travellers will will be subject to a 14-day quarantine at their own expenses at one of the facilities for Alternative State Quarantine (ASQ) that have been approved by the Thai authorities. As there are no commercial flights currently available, you are advised not to book ASQ hotel at this stage.
All non-Thai passengers are also required to have a Fit to Fly health certificate and a medical certificate with a laboratory result indicating that COVID -19 is not detected (COVID test must be by RT-PCR method), both issued within 72 hours before departure.
|The Bahamas||10 Days||A negative COVID-19 RT PCR (molecular swab) test certificate is required on entry to The Bahamas as well as a health visa application for international travel and a health card application for domestic travel. The negative test results must be uploaded when completing the Travel Health Visa Application prior to arrival. The test must not have been taken more than 10 days prior to the date of arrival.|
|Turkey||As of 4th July, Turkey is on the list of countries where self-isolation on return to the UK is not required. However, The FCDO advise against all travel to areas within 10 km of the border with Syria, except the city of Kilis and all but essential travel to all other areas of Sirnak, Kilis (including Kilis city) and Hatay provinces and the provinces of Diyarbakir, Tunceli and Hakkari.
All arrivals into Turkey will be subject to a medical evaluation for symptoms of coronavirus, including temperature checks
If you show symptoms on arrival, you’ll be required to undergo a PCR test coronavirus.
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