NEW Traffic Light System to enter the UK

UK travel guidance

As of the 17th May, there will be new rules to enter England. This will be based on a traffic light system and which country you have arrived from (including countries you have transited through). 

Countries are listed as being Green, Amber or Red. There are different rules depending on which country you are travelling from and what you need to do depends on where you have been in the 10 days before you arrive. If you have been in a country or territory on the:

GREEN LIST: see LINK for full guidance.

1) take a COVID-19 test - You must take the test in the 3 days before the service on which you will arrive in England departs - see LINK for more information.

2) book and pay for a day 2 COVID-19 travel test - to be taken after arrival in England. see LINK for more information.

3) Complete a passenger locator form - see LINK for more information. 

AMBER LIST: see LINK for full guidance.

1) take a COVID-19 test - You must take the test in the 3 days before the service on which you will arrive in England departs - see LINK for more information.

2) book and pay for a day 2 and day 8 COVID-19 travel test - to be taken after arrival in England. see LINK for more information.

3) Complete a passenger locator form - see LINK for more information. 

RED LIST: see LINK for full guidance

1) take a COVID-19 test - You must take the test in the 3 days before the service on which you will arrive in England departs - see LINK for more information.

2) book a quarantine hotel package, including 2 COVID-19 tests - see LINK for more information.

3) Complete a passenger locator form - see LINK for more information. 

If you are travelling to Wales, Scotland or Northern Ireland, you MUST check their guidance as well.

Wales - LINK

Scotland - LINK

Northern Ireland- LINK

We highly recommend that you read the full guidance from the UK government to ensure you are fully aware of what you need to do before you arrive in the UK - LINK.