The Covid-19 travel rules when entering the UK

The rules for travel are complex in 2022, however, there are currently no tests required for entry to the UK.

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This guide should help you understand what is required for your travels.

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A Covid-19 travel test for passengers returning to the UK to be taken on or before day 2 of arrival.

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PCR Day 2 & 8 Tests

A Covid-19 travel test for passengers returning to the UK to be taken on or before day 2 of arrival, with a second test taken on day 8.

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PCR Day 8 Test

A Covid-19 travel test for passengers returning to the UK, to be taken on the 8th day of arrival.

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A Covid-19 travel test for passengers who want to reduce their quarantine time.

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See what the Covid-19 travel rules are for your journey

The Current Covid-19 Testing Rules for Travelling into the UK

Updated 01/04/2022


Qualified as Fully Vaccinated

  • No testing is required for fully vaccinated arrivals to the UK.


Not Fully Vaccinated

  • No testing is required for arrivals to the UK regardless of vaccination status.


Tests to take before travelling to the UK (pre-departure testing)

  • No testing is required for fully vaccinated arrivals to the UK.


Covid-19 travel tests after your arrival

  • No testing is required for fully vaccinated arrivals to the UK.



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