Updated guidance to reflect new COVID-19 testing regimes for UK inbound passengers coming into force on 6 April 2021.
Further details about exemptions for essential and emergency work.
Aviation and maritime crew exempted from red list country quarantine measures. Portugal (including Madeira and the Azores) is no longer on the red list.
Exemptions for completing the declaration form for overseas travel added.
Further details about testing, self-isolation and quarantine rules.
Information about new testing, self-isolation and quarantine rules.
Exemption for new domestic elite sportspersons removed.
Added information on sector exemptions being removed for travel ban countries.
Eight categories of jobs removed from exemptions.
Added information on which jobs will no longer qualify for an exemption.
All arrivals from Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Cape Verde, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, French Guiana, Guyana, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Portugal (including Madeira and the Azores), Suriname, Uruguay and Venezuela must self-isolate.
Exemptions for COVID tests to enter England added.
All arrivals from Angola, Botswana, Eswatini, Lesotho, Malawi, Mauritius, Mozambique, Namibia, Seychelles, South Africa, Zambia and Zimbabwe must self-isolate.
Reference to Euratom removed from relevant exemption.
All arrivals from South Africa must self-isolate.
Exemption for essential high-speed rail workers added.
Requirement to self-isolate for 14 days on arrival in UK replaced by 10 day requirement.
Exemptions added for certain senior executives, journalists, newly signed elite sportspersons, performing arts professionals, television production.
Specialist technical workers - subsea telecommunications infrastructure added to list.
Exemption for seasonal poultry workers added.
Exemptions from the requirement to self-isolate removed for arrivals from Denmark.
Offshore oil and gas workers added to exempt jobs list.
Updated exemption for elite sportspersons and added exemptions for National Lottery and advertising productions.
Update to exemption for seafarers.
Healthcare workers removed from list.
Updated to add exemptions for Scotland and information around exemptions for people travelling to the UK from some countries and territories.
Updated travel details and new Coronavirus (COVID-19 guidance for travellers exempt from border rules in England.
Updated to include information on self-isolation in Scotland and Wales.
Exemptions to border rules that have been introduced due to coronavirus (COVID-19) have been extended to Scotland. Some rules in Scotland are different to those England and Northern Ireland.
Updated to show that these exemptions now apply in Northern Ireland.
Updated link to isolation rules in Northern Ireland.
Updated to add links to the Public Health passenger locator form
Updated to add information on what those exempt need to show at the border to enter the UK.