Summary

COVID-19 entry restrictions for the Falkland Islands

Before you travel, check the ‘Entry requirements’ section for the Falkland Islands current entry restrictions and requirements. These may change with little warning. Monitor this advice for the latest updates and stay in contact with your travel provider.

Travelling from and returning to the UK

Check what you must do to travel abroad and return to England, Scotland, Wales or Northern Ireland.

If you plan to pass through another country to return to the UK, check the travel advice for the country you’re transiting.

If you’re planning travel to the Falkland Islands, find out what you need to know about coronavirus there in the Coronavirus section.

During the COVID-19 pandemic, it is more important than ever to get travel insurance and check it provides sufficient cover. According to Falkland Islands Government regulations, you must take out comprehensive travel and medical insurance. See the FCDO’s guidance on foreign travel insurance.

For information about COVID-19 vaccines, see the Coronavirus page.

Any British nationals who are stranded in the Falkland Islands and unable to return to the UK please contact Government House at the following email address: ghouse@sec.gov.fk

The Falklands Islands are a British Overseas Territory. The Governor of the Falklands provides formal British diplomatic representation on the Islands and the local authorities deal with requests for consular assistance in conjunction with the Governor’s office.

Most visits to the Falkland Islands are trouble-free and there is little crime or disorder.

Although there’s no recent history of terrorism in the Falkland Islands, attacks can’t be ruled out. See Terrorism

You can contact the emergency services by calling 999.