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Specific restrictions and requirements by destination
All travel restrictions on returning to England have now ended for all travellers, regardless of vaccination status.
Please be aware that entry, testing and quarantine requirements can change frequently. Please see the FCDO website for the most up to date information.
Some destination airports may require you to follow specific protocols whilst travelling and upon arrival. Please refer to the destinations below to understand any guidance or measures that are in place to protect you and other passengers. Please also be aware that many countries will need you to fill out a passenger locator form before departure, and different destination guidelines may require you to show proof of full vaccination or a negative PCR test to access shops, attractions, restaurants and public transport. Please check the FCDO website for guidance on this.
All visitors are subject to health screening upon arrival, and monitored for up to 14 days. Most tourists will then be permitted to travel to their accommodation following the health screening. Unvaccinated and partially vaccinated visitors are required to provide proof of a negative PCR or rapid antigen test, submit to testing on arrival and undergo quarantine. Unvaccinated visitors must self-isolate for 14 days and partially vaccinated must self-isolate for 10 days.
All arriving and transiting passengers aged 18 or over must show evidence of being fully vaccinated with a WHO-approved COVID-19 vaccine to enter the country. Non-vaccinated and partially vaccinated visitors must also show evidence of a negative COVID-19 RT-PCR test taken no more than 3 days before arrival or Rapid Antigen test taken no more than 24 hours before arrival. Children aged 5-17 must also present a negative PCR test taken within 4 days of their flight, regardless of vaccination status. Children under 5 are exempt from testing.
Visitors must stay at a pre-booked hotel from the local government’s approved list of accommodation.
Travellers to Barbados must show evidence of a negative COVID-19 PCR test taken no more than 3 days before your arrival OR of a negative valid Rapid PCR Test taken one day before arrival. Failure to do so may result in you being denied entry to the country. Additional health screening may also take place on arrival.
You will also need to fill out the online immigration form and upload the negative test results here. You must take a copy of the results to the airport.Unvaccinated visitors will be quarantined at approved facilities (at your own expense) for a minimum of 3 days, at which point you will be required to take a COVID-19 test. If your test is negative you will not be required to quarantine any further.
From 01/05/2022 all COVID-19 entry requirements for travellers to Bulgaria end, regardless of nationality and/or where travelled from. Neighbouring countries may have health requirements for entry for those arriving from or transiting through Bulgaria, including declarations and COVID-19 tests.
From 01/07/2022, the COVID-19 vaccination certificate will only be valid to enter Cape Verde for those who have received the booster dose of the vaccine. You will need to have the UK’s printed version of proof of COVID-19 recovery and vaccination record. Cape Verde will will not accept digital proof. Anyone who has not received the booster dose will need to present a negative Antigen test certificate which was taken within 48 hours of travel, or a negative PCR test certificate taken within 72 hours of travel. Non-vaccinated travellers over 12 years old must also present a negative COVID-19 PCR test taken within 72 hours of boarding, or a negative antigen test taken within 48 hours of boarding. Your temperature will be checked upon arrival and you may be required to take another COVID-19 test.
Passengers are required to fill in this International Travel Form before they travel. Please be aware that the requirements for this form vary by destination. For example, some destinations may require this to be filled in at a specific time before travel, and some may require a printed version. Please check the FCDO website below for more information. You will also need to fill out an Airport Security Tax Form before travel, which you can find on the EASE website and costs around £30.
You are no longer required to show a COVID-19 vaccine certificate, proof of a negative test, or a certificate of recovery to enter Croatia.
From 06/04/2022, there will be no requirement for travellers arriving from the UK for either a COVID-19 vaccination certificate or a negative COVID-19 test. You are no longer required to routinely self-isolate or take a PCR test on arrival in Cuba, but authorities are present at the airport and will carry out random PCR tests.
From1 June 2022, passengers travelling to Cyprus will not need to present any sort of vaccination or recovery proof or present a negative COVID test result.
## As of 8th July 2022, travellers aged 12 and above are required to wear a mask at all indoor venues and on public transport in Cyprus. Failure to comply may lead to a fine. ##
As of 23/04/2022, you are no longer required to provide proof of a negative test regardless of age or vaccination status. Random testing may be performed but if you provide vaccination proof then you are exempt from these random tests.
Please make sure to fill in this Passenger Locator Form before you travel. Please be aware that the requirements for this form vary by destination. For example, some destinations may require this to be filled in at a specific time before travel, and some may require a printed version. Please check the FCDO website below for more information.
You do not need to provide proof of a negative test result, regardless of vaccination status.
From 31/02/2022, fully vaccinated travellers (this means your final dose must have been administered at least 7 days prior to travel for a double dose vaccine or 28 days prior to travel for a single dose vaccine) no longer need to present a negative PCR test to enter France but you must provide proof of vaccination status. If you are aged 18+ and more than 9 months has elapsed since your final dose, a booster is required to be classed as fully vaccinated. As of 31/03/2022, if you are not fully vaccinated, a negative PCR test result taken within 72 hours or an antigen test result taken within 48 hours pre-departure is required.
To find out what is considered fully-vaccinated, please visit the FCDO page.
All passengers must fill in this Passenger Locator Form before you travel. Please be aware that the requirements for this form vary by destination. For example, some destinations may require this to be filled in at a specific time before travel, and some may require a printed version. Please check the FCDO website below for more information. Passengers will now also need to fill out their contact details before travelling on this online form, as well as an international travel form and a sworn statement, both of which can be found on the French government website.
From 01/05/2022, passengers arriving in Greece are no longer required to show a proof of COVID vaccination, a negative COVID test, or a certificate of recovery from COVID. You no longer need to complete a Passenger Locator Form (PLF). Travellers are still required to wear a protective masks in all indoor spaces, including aircraft. Arrivals into Greece may be required to undergo a rapid COVID-19 test on arrival. If you test positive on arrival in Greece, you (and those you are travelling with) will have to self-isolate for at least 5 days at home or in quarantine hotels provided by the Greek state.
As of 1st June 2022, there are no restrictions on UK passengers entering Italy.
As of 15/04/2022, you do not need to provide proof of vaccination or evidence of a negative COVID-19 test to enter Jamaica. All travellers arriving in Jamaica may be subject to testing if assessed as a high risk as a result of showing symptoms, being in contact with someone who is positive, belonging to a high risk group or other factors. You also may be screened for symptoms at the airport.
Prior to travel, visitors must get authorisation to enter Jamaica from the Visit Jamaica website.
All passengers will be permitted to enter Malta with either a vaccination certificate OR a negative PCR taken no longer than 72 hours before arrival, OR a rapid antigen test taken no longer than 24 hours before arrival. To find out what is considered fully-vaccinated, please visit the FDCO page.
There is currently no testing requirement on arrival, however, passengers exhibiting symptoms of COVID-19 may be required to undergo a test upon arrival. Passengers will need to register on this website and obtain a QR code to present to the airline before boarding the plane. Visitors may also be asked to fill out a Health Questionnaire.
You do not need to show evidence of a negative test or proof of vaccination status to enter Montenegro from the UK.
MoroccoAll visitors must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and show evidence of this OR provide proof of a negative PCR test that was taken no more than 72 hours before the time of departure. Children under 12 are exempt. Random rapid antigen tests will be conducted on arrival for select passenger groups and additional PCR tests may be required. To find out what is considered fully-vaccinated, please visit the FCDO page.
Portugal, Madeira & Azores
For entry to mainland Portugal, Madeira and Porto Santo, there are no longer testing requirements and you no longer need to fill in a Passenger Locator Form.
For entry to the Azores, visitors aged 12 and above must provide an EU digital vaccination certificate to show evidence of full vaccination, OR take a PCR test within 72 hours of departure, OR a rapid lateral flow test within 24 hours, OR show evidence of COVID-19 recovery (testing positive 11 - 180 days before departure). Visitors will be screened on arrival. To find out what is considered fully-vaccinated, please visit the FCDO page.
All travellers aged 12 and over must show proof of full vaccination OR a negative COVID-19 PCR test taken within 72 hours of departure OR a negative antigen test taken within 24 hours of departure OR proof of COVID-19 recovery in the past 6 months. To find out what is considered fully-vaccinated, please visit the FCDO page.
You do not need to fill in a Passenger Locator Form to travel to Spain. However, travellers over the age of 12 who are not fully-vaccinated or have not recovered from COVID-19 in the past 6 months must fill out Spain's Travel Health Control Form.
Fully-vaccinated visitors will not need to quarantine or test on arrival, but proof of vaccination must be shown. Unvaccinated visitors aged 5+ must present a negative PCR test which was taken no more than five days prior to arrival. Those with no test or the wrong type of test will need to be tested on arrival at their own cost. Please see the FCDO page requirements for St Lucia to see the types of test that are accepted and what is considered fully-vaccinated.
Travellers with proof of both vaccinations do not have to quarantine on arrival, however non-vaccinated visitors must stay at a COVID-certified property for 14 days.
Trinidad and Tobago
There are no longer any testing requirements in place to visit Trinidad and Tobago.
Non-vaccinated visitors aged 18+ must present a negative PCR test which was taken no more than 48 hours before travel OR a rapid lateral flow test taken no more than 24 hours before entry. The test must show dated evidence of when it was taken, and it must have a QR code. Non-vaccinated visitors under 18 years of age are exempt from testing. Those who have been fully-vaccinated amust show proof of vaccination on arrival. Travellers may be tested on arrival by Tunisian Authorities. To find out what is considered fully-vaccinated, please visit the FCDO page.
There are no longer testing requirements in place to enter Turkey. Please make sure to fill in this Passenger Locator Form before you travel.
United Arab Emirates (Including Abu Dhabi and Dubai)
Vaccinated travellers do not need to show proof of a negative PCR test, but must show proof of vaccination with QR code. Unvaccinated visitors must present a negative PCR test taken no more than 48 hours before departure, with a test certificate naming the facilitiy where the test was carried out. The test must have been carried out by a medical professional. Self-administered tests will not be accepted for entry to the United Arab Emirates. Visitors arriving in Dubai may need to take a further test on arrival and isolate pending the result. Those arriving in Abu Dhabi may need to obtain a 'Green Pass' on the AlHosn app. Passengers under the age of 12 travelling to Dubai or under the age of 16 travelling to Abu Dhabi are exempt from test requirements.
Fully-vaccinated passengers from the UK and those under 18 years of age who are travelling with these passengers are now allowed to enter the USA. Fully-vaccinated travellers are advised to take a viral test 3 to 5 days before travel. Please check the CDC website for the latest information. To find out what is considered fully-vaccinated, please visit the FCDO page.
Fully-vaccinated visitors do not need to quarantine on arrival. Unvaccinated visitors will not be allowed entry to the USA at this time, unless there is a reason for exemption. Please see the US Embassy websites for further details.
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