Entering the UK

Coronavirus (COVID-19) and entering or returning to the UK

If you’re a resident or visitor travelling to the UK, you must:

You may be fined up to £100 if you refuse to provide your contact details. You may be fined more if you break this rule more than once. You may also be fined up to £1,000 if you refuse to self-isolate, or you could face further action.

There are different self-isolation rules and penalties depending on whether you are travelling to:

Who does not need to provide their details or self-isolate for 14 days

You do not need to complete the form or self-isolate if you’re travelling from one of the following places, and you were there for 14 days or more:

  • Ireland
  • the Channel Islands
  • the Isle of Man

There are other reasons why you might not need to complete the form or self-isolate. Read the list of who does not need to complete the form or self-isolate.

Travel corridors

From 10 July you will not have to self-isolate if you’re arriving and staying in England from a country or territory on the travel corridors list. You still have to provide your journey and contact details.

You will still be required to self-isolate if you have visited or stopped in any country that is not on the list in the previous 14 days.

More information and the list of countries are in the travel corridors guidance.