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FCO Updates

Due to travel soon but concerned about the destination? The Government offers foreign travel advice via their office website, please use the below to find the latest updates (you can click a country to filter results).

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17-Jan-2022 15:17
 

Updated information on restrictions for public places and services, how to get a COVID-19 vaccine if you are a British national resident in Malta, pre-arrival requirements and information on Malta's traffic light system for international arrivals ('Coronavirus' and 'Entry requirements' pages)

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17-Jan-2022 13:11
 

Updated information on public places and services requirements for Mainland Portugal ('Coronavirus' page) and presenting UK recovery, vaccination and/or COVID-19 test certificate for entry to Mainland Portugal, Madeira or Azores ('Entry requirements' page)

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17-Jan-2022 12:50
 

Updated information on COVID-19 vaccination entry requirements and illegal entry from Afghanistan (‘Entry requirements' pages)

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17-Jan-2022 12:02
 

Updated information on transiting through Switzerland (‘Entry requirements’ page)



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17-Jan-2022 09:36
 

Easing of restrictions for entertainment and cultural venues (Coronavirus' page)

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16-Jan-2022 09:01
 

Updated Information on the Hunga-Tonga-Hunga Ha’apai volcanic eruption and subsequent tsunami (‘Summary’ and Natural disasters' pages)

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15-Jan-2022 22:47
 

Update on Hunga-Tonga-Hunga Ha’apai volcanic eruptions and subsequent tsunami (‘Summary’ and ‘Natural Disasters’ pages).

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15-Jan-2022 13:17
 

Change to coronavirus entry requirements for children aged 12-18 years from 19 January; detail on how to prove a previous infection; and information on reduced self-isolation periods (See ‘Coronavirus’ and ‘Entry Requirements’ pages)

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15-Jan-2022 08:04
 

Updated Information on the Hunga-Tonga-Hunga Ha’apai volcanic eruptions and subsequent tsunami (‘Summary’ and ‘Natural Disasters’ pages).

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15-Jan-2022 02:27
 

Updates on re-entry of foreign nationals and on quarantine/self-isolation requirements (‘Entry requirements’ page)

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14-Jan-2022 21:16
 

From 16 January, suspension on transit passengers from UK and other ‘high-risk’ countries (‘Entry requirements’ page). Introduction of domestic vaccine passport scheme. Change to quarantine rules (‘Coronavirus’ page).

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14-Jan-2022 20:04
 

Update to information on COVID-19 PCR testing for entry to Argentina ('Entry requirements' page)

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14-Jan-2022 19:48
 

Update on entry requirements and length of self-isolation periods ('Entry requirements' pages)

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14-Jan-2022 19:24
 

Updated information following easing of travel restrictions for those travelling to France from the UK from 14 January 2022 (See ‘Entry Requirements’ page).

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14-Jan-2022 17:57
 

Substantive updates to information on Safety and Security, Local Laws and Customs ('Safety and Security', 'Local Laws and Customs' pages)

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14-Jan-2022 17:07
 

Updated information on the Green Pass ('Coronavirus' page)

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14-Jan-2022 17:01
 

Updated link for digital verification site for COVID-19 test results ('Entry requirements' page)

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14-Jan-2022 17:00
 

Updated information on internal travel and the border with Uzbekistan ('Summary' and 'Safety and security' pages)

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14-Jan-2022 16:53
 

Updated information on COVID-19 measures on arrival and in relation to public places and services, and the lifting of the ban on tourist visas for UK nationals. (‘Coronavirus’ and ‘Entry requirements’ pages)

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14-Jan-2022 16:45
 

Updated information on indoor occupancy restrictions in response to COVID-19 (‘Coronavirus’ page)

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14-Jan-2022 16:42
 

Update to reflect planned protests (‘Summary’ page).

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14-Jan-2022 16:40
 

Updated information on ‘Safety and security’.

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14-Jan-2022 16:30
 

Updated information on quarantine and isolation requirements ('Entry requirements' page)

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14-Jan-2022 16:11
 

Update on entry restrictions in response to COVID-19 ('Entry requirements' page)

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14-Jan-2022 14:45
 

Updated information on the validity of domestic vaccination status ('Coronavirus’ page)

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14-Jan-2022 12:57
 

Updated information on entry requirements on arrival in Zimbabwe ('Entry requirements' page).

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14-Jan-2022 11:41
 

Updated information on PCR testing for entry to Russia ('Entry requirements' page)

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13-Jan-2022 14:12
 

Update to COVID-19 measures, including that the UK has now formally recognised Côte d’Ivoire's vaccination certificates against COVID for the purpose of entering the UK as a "fully vaccinated" person ('Coronavirus' page) and on attacks in 2021 ('Terrorism' page)

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13-Jan-2022 14:04
 

Information on tribal fighting in Hela and Southern Highlands provinces ('Summary' page) and entry requirements for entry to Papua New Guinea ('Entry requirements page)

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13-Jan-2022 14:01
 

Information on testing requirements for travel to St Vincent and the Grenadines; ‘Rapid PCR tests’ are now acceptable ('Coronavirus' page)

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13-Jan-2022 13:45
 

Updates on Quasi State of Emergencies in Okinawa, Yamaguchi and Hiroshima prefectures (‘Coronavirus’ page)

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13-Jan-2022 13:35
 

Update to reflect Air France flight suspension (‘Summary’ and ‘Coronavirus’ pages).

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13-Jan-2022 12:29
 

Updated language on entry requirements (‘Entry requirements’ page).

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13-Jan-2022 12:24
 

Update to information on visas for entry to the USA; if you have travelled to or have been in Iran, Iraq, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, Syria and Yemen on or after 1 March 2011, you are normally not eligible for an ESTA visa waiver and will need to apply for a US visa ('Entry requirements' page).

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13-Jan-2022 10:57
 

Updated information on the end of the Ebola outbreak in the DRC ('Health’ page)

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13-Jan-2022 09:25
 

Updated information on Brunei's Coronavirus lockdown restrictions and vaccinations for children 5-11 ('Coronavirus' page)

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12-Jan-2022 17:01
 

Updated information on the latest domestic COVID-19 related measures and entry requirements for British citizens from 13 January (‘Coronavirus’ and ‘Entry requirements’ pages)

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12-Jan-2022 16:51
 

Information on positive testing ('Coronavirus' page)

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12-Jan-2022 16:46
 

Updated information on travel and on COVID-19 restrictions ('Coronavirus', 'Safety and security' and 'Entry requirements' pages).

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12-Jan-2022 16:25
 

Night curfew, ban on public protests, and requirement for vaccination pass in public spaces (‘Coronavirus’ and ‘Safety and security’ pages)

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12-Jan-2022 16:10
 

Updated information on charging for rapid COVID-19 tests on arrival in Angola (See ‘Entry requirements’ pages)

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12-Jan-2022 16:04
 

Updated information on ‘Entry Requirements’ and travel within Italy ('Coronavirus' page)

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12-Jan-2022 15:36
 

Updated information on COVID-19 restrictions ('Summary’ page)

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12-Jan-2022 15:28
 

Updated information on amendments to entry requirements for Guatemala ('Entry requirements' page)

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12-Jan-2022 15:18
 

Update to information to reflect the new requirements coming into effect 12 January ('Entry requirements' page).

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12-Jan-2022 13:33
 

Updated information on coronavirus regulations in Slovenia and on driving requirements in Slovenia (see 'Coronavirus' and ‘Safety and security’ pages)

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12-Jan-2022 13:03
 

Information about testing and quarantine requirements for those visiting Belgium for fewer than 48 hours (‘Entry requirements’ page)

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12-Jan-2022 12:56
 

Information on changes to access to healthcare for uninsured individuals from February, requirements for wearing masks in public spaces, validity of vaccination status, and requirements if you test positive for COVID-19 upon entry to Greece (‘Health’, 'Coronavirus' and 'Entry requirements’ pages)

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12-Jan-2022 12:40
 

Removal of information on the requirement for pre-arrival tests due to Omicron if travelling from certain countries ('Entry requirements' page)

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12-Jan-2022 12:23
 

Addition of information on the resumption of BA direct flights from the UK to Tobago ('Entry requirements' page)

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11-Jan-2022 20:10
 

Updated information on visas including visa extensions (See ‘Summary’ and ‘Entry rules’ pages).

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Update Date:
11-Jan-2022 17:12
 

Updates to information on travel and COVID-19 restrictions ('Coronavirus' and 'Entry requirements' pages).

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11-Jan-2022 16:56
 

Update to information on coronavirus restrictions, the COVID-19 vaccination programme ('Coronavirus' page), and update on testing on arrival ('Entry requirements' page).

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11-Jan-2022 16:34
 

Updated information on Healthcare in Italy ('Coronavirus' page)

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11-Jan-2022 16:03
 

As of 26 January 2022 vaccination certificates, or negative PCR test taken within 48 hours will be required to enter any public building including banks, supermarkets, cinemas, bars, and internal flights and bus journeys (‘Coronavirus’ page). All foreign residents and tourists must register their home or tourism address online. Failure to comply will result in fines on leaving the country ('Entry requirements' page)

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11-Jan-2022 15:43
 

Update to local COVID-19 restrictions within Slovakia from 10 January, including the ending of the night curfew and the reopening of restaurants and cafes for people vaccinated or recovered from COVID-19 ('Coronavirus' page)

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11-Jan-2022 12:56
 

Updated information on COVID-19 vaccines and the COVID-19 Level 2 alert in Taiwan, information on COVID-19 RT-PCR test requirements for passengers and information on automatic visa extension for foreign nationals who entered Taiwan before 21 March 2020 (‘Coronavirus', 'Safety and security' and 'Entry requirements’ pages)

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11-Jan-2022 12:25
 

Updated information on international travel; air, land and sea borders, except those with Mali, are open ('Coronavirus' page)

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11-Jan-2022 12:18
 

Update information on requirements for entry to Kosovo ('Entry requirements' page)

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11-Jan-2022 10:27
 

Updated information on minimum self-isolation time and COVID-19 restrictions (‘Coronavirus’ page)

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Update Date:
11-Jan-2022 10:22
 

Removal of information in relation to the omicron COVID-19 variant ('Entry requirements' page)

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10-Jan-2022 18:54
 

Updated information on “Public spaces and travel within Italy” (‘Coronavirus’ and 'Entry Requirements' pages).

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10-Jan-2022 17:01
 

Extension of all COVID-19 rules until 4 February 2022 and updated information on business operating times, times to stay in accommodation, and on public transport ('Coronavirus' page)

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10-Jan-2022 16:52
 

Update to information on COVID testing requirements in response to coronavirus ('Entry requirements' page)

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10-Jan-2022 16:08
 

Updated information on entry requirements to India (‘Entry requirements’ page)

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10-Jan-2022 16:02
 

Updated information on school closures ('Coronavirus' page)

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10-Jan-2022 15:59
 

Information on the suspension of domestic cruise ships from operating along the Brazilian coast ('Entry requirements' page) and several cities in Brazil have decided not to host the traditional street Carnival in 2022 ('Coronavirus' page)

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10-Jan-2022 14:08
 

Update to information on entry for those born in or before 2004 (‘Entry requirements’ page)

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10-Jan-2022 11:53
 

Updated information on eligibility for entry to Guatemala ('Entry requirements' page)

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10-Jan-2022 10:57
 

Information on a incident that happened on 6 January in front of the main square in the City of Zacatecas ('Safety and security' page)

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10-Jan-2022 10:39
 

Removal of some out-dated text from the 'Entry requirements' page.

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10-Jan-2022 09:36
 

Updated information on entry requirements for travel to Uruguay ('Entry requirements' page)

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10-Jan-2022 08:41
 

Updated information on entry to / exit from Almaty; visas including visa extensions (See ‘Summary’ and ‘Entry requirements’ pages).

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09-Jan-2022 22:51
 

Update to reflect impact of regional countries imposing a land/air border closure (‘summary’ and ‘international travel’ pages).

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09-Jan-2022 14:23
 

Updated information on entry requirements for the autonomous region of Madeira ('Entry requirements' page)

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09-Jan-2022 12:01
 

Updated information on entry to / exit from Almaty; potential for curfews to be extended & greater visibility of security personnel during the current nationwide State of Emergency (See ‘Summary’ and ‘Safety and Security’ pages).

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08-Jan-2022 15:40
 

Update to information for travellers in relation to the Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) starting 9 January (‘Summary’ page)

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08-Jan-2022 09:31
 

Update on pre-arrival PCR test requirement and removal of day 5 and day 10 PCR tests for all airport arrivals. Removal of requirement for arrivals to have a QR code on their COVID-19 vaccination certificate if issued from the UK, USA, European Union, Switzerland, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, South Korea, Japan, Singapore or Israel (‘Entry requirements’ page)

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07-Jan-2022 19:45
 

Updated information on travel to Switzerland through France (‘Entry requirements’ page)

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07-Jan-2022 19:31
 

Updated information on requirement to do a PCR test on return to UK removed for direct flights only plus changes to the pre arrival online processes ('See 'Coronavirus' and ‘Entry requirements’ pages)

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07-Jan-2022 19:20
 

Updated information. The FCDO now advises against all but essential travel to the City of Almaty (See ‘Summary’ and ‘Safety and Security’ pages)

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07-Jan-2022 18:58
 

Updated information on public health measures in response to COVID-19 and quarantine and testing requirements, taking effect on 10 January ('Coronavirus', and ‘Entry requirements’ pages)

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Update Date:
07-Jan-2022 18:27
 

Updated information following introduction of new rules on self-isolation (See ‘Coronavirus’ page).

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07-Jan-2022 16:43
 

Updated information on the entry requirements for the autonomous regions of Madeira and the Azores and on Portugal's vaccination programme for children (‘Entry requirements’ and ‘Coronavirus’ pages)

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07-Jan-2022 16:41
 

Update to information on COVID-19 vaccine requirements for entry to Japan (‘Entry requirements’ page)

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Update Date:
07-Jan-2022 16:40
 

Update to information on using facemasks in public spaces ('Coronavirus' page)

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Update Date:
07-Jan-2022 15:46
 

Updated information on entry rules in response to coronavirus ('Entry requirements' page)

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Update Date:
07-Jan-2022 15:46
 

Changes to the cost of PCR tests in Brunei ('Entry requirements' page)

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07-Jan-2022 15:26
 

Update to information on cruise ships ('Entry requirements' page)

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07-Jan-2022 15:22
 

Updates to COVID-19 vaccination status in Singapore and testing requirements for entry using the Vaccinated Travel Lane ('Coronavirus' and 'Entry requirements' pages)

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07-Jan-2022 15:18
 

Temporary changes to the operational hours of the Terrance B. Lettsome International Airport (‘Entry requirements’ page)

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Update Date:
07-Jan-2022 15:13
 

Clarification on entry requirements in response to coronavirus (See 'Entry requirements' page)

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Update Date:
07-Jan-2022 15:06
 

Changes to arrival and departure requirements (‘Entry requirements’ page) and new information on violence and fatalities in the North West and South East regions (‘Summary’ page)

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Update Date:
07-Jan-2022 14:53
 

Updates to transit information. (‘Coronavirus’ and ‘Entry Requirements’ pages)

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Update Date:
07-Jan-2022 13:50
 

Update to information on quarantine and COVID-19 testing requirements for entry to Nepal ('Entry requirements' page)

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Update Date:
07-Jan-2022 11:55
 

Update to information on quarantine requirements ('Entry requirements' page)

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Update Date:
07-Jan-2022 11:44
 

Updated information on travel restrictions to and from Mauritius ('Entry requirements' page)

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Update Date:
07-Jan-2022 10:49
 

Updated information on New Zealand’s border settings. Updated information on pre-departure COVID-19 testing for entry to New Zealand, vaccination and quarantine requirements ('Coronavirus' and 'Entry requirements' pages)

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07-Jan-2022 10:47
 

Update to information on COVID-19 vaccine requirements for entry to Ireland (‘Entry requirements’ page)

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Update Date:
07-Jan-2022 10:24
 

Information on obtaining COVID-19 travel insurance and completing a online pre-travel health registration form for entry to Sri Lanka ('Entry requirements' page)

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Update Date:
07-Jan-2022 10:16
 

Updated information on COVID-19 RT-PCR test requirements for passengers arriving in Taiwan (‘Entry requirements’ page) and road travel in Taiwan (‘Safety and security’ page).

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Update Date:
07-Jan-2022 10:09
 

Updated information on COVID-19 vaccines if you live in Indonesia and entry restrictions ('Coronavirus' and 'Entry requirements' pages)

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Update Date:
06-Jan-2022 20:48
 

Updated information on essential reasons for travel to France (See ‘Entry requirements’ page).

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Update Date:
06-Jan-2022 17:46
 

Updated information. Protests in Almaty and other main cities have led to a nationwide State of Emergency being declared with a curfew in place from 11pm to 7am. (See ‘Summary’ and ‘Safety and Security’ pages)

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06-Jan-2022 16:46
 

Explains nationality restrictions in place on some direct flights from London to Seoul; adds information about taking a COVID-19 test in South Korea before returning the UK; explains new 6-month expiry on South Korea’s vaccination pass (‘Coronavirus’ page). Updated information on testing and quarantine; updated information on re-entry permits to reflect the establishment of a free multiple re-entry permit for fully vaccinated individuals and changes to the recommended application process (‘Entry requirements’ page). Adds information about travel health insurance and the support you may need if you enter hospital in South Korea (‘Health’ page).

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06-Jan-2022 15:52
 

Update to information on COVID-19 vaccine requirements for entry to the Czech Republic (‘Entry requirements’ page)

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Update Date:
06-Jan-2022 15:51
 

Clarification on entry requirements and an update on wearing a medical grade mask ('Coronavirus' and 'Entry requirements' pages)

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Update Date:
06-Jan-2022 15:42
 

Updated information on entry requirements (see ‘Entry requirements’ page)

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Update Date:
06-Jan-2022 14:25
 

Clarification regarding exemptions to quarantine on entry to Austria ('Entry requirements' page)

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Update Date:
06-Jan-2022 13:31
 

Update to information on the extension of the state of emergency and the suspension of inbound travel by sea and air ('Coronavirus' and 'Entry requirements' pages)

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Update Date:
06-Jan-2022 11:29
 

Updated information on testing requirements for entry to the Bahamas ('Entry requirements' page)

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Update Date:
06-Jan-2022 10:14
 

Updated information on ‘Travel in Chile’, ‘Mobility Pass for Interregional Travel’, ‘Entry rules in response to coronavirus’, Public health measures on arrival in Chile, ‘Demonstrating your COVID-19 status’ and ‘Quarantine requirements for travellers who must self-isolate.’

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Update Date:
06-Jan-2022 10:09
 

Removal of information on the State of Emergency. Update to information on local restrictions, driving regulations and using public transport ('Summary', 'Coronavirus', 'Safety and security' and 'Local laws and customs' pages)

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05-Jan-2022 20:21
 

Updated information. Protests in all main cities have led to a nationwide State of Emergency being declared with a curfew in place from 11pm to 7am. (See ‘Summary’ and ‘Safety and security’ pages)

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Update Date:
05-Jan-2022 19:23
 

Updated information on Covid-19 testing on arrival in France (See ‘Entry requirements’ page).

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Update Date:
05-Jan-2022 17:10
 

Updated information on entry rules in response to coronavirus ('Entry requirements' page)

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Update Date:
05-Jan-2022 14:46
 

Updated information on international travel to Solomon Islands and on COVID-19 vaccinations if you live in Solomon Islands (‘Coronavirus’ page)

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Update Date:
05-Jan-2022 14:26
 

Updated information on COVID-19 related requirements to enter Montenegro from 3 January (‘Coronavirus’ and ‘Entry requirements’ pages)

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Update Date:
05-Jan-2022 14:24
 

Updated information on entry and testing requirements for travel to the Faroe Islands and Greenland ('Entry requirements' page)

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Update Date:
05-Jan-2022 12:14
 

Information on India's rise of COVID-19 cases and updated information on restrictions in response to COVID-19 ('Summary', 'Coronavirus' and 'Entry requirements' pages)

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Update Date:
05-Jan-2022 12:10
 

Information on operating flights primarily from MIAT, Korean Air and Turkish Airlines, removal of past flights leaving Ulaanbaatar and updated information on entry requirements for entry to Mongolia ('Coronavirus' and 'Entry requirements' pages)

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05-Jan-2022 12:01
 

From 8 January, travellers who have visited the UK (or 7 other designated countries) within the past 21 days will not be permitted to enter Hong Kong ('Entry requirements' page)

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05-Jan-2022 11:37
 

Update to information on the political situation following postponed elections ('Summary' and 'Safety and security' pages)

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Update Date:
05-Jan-2022 11:26
 

Update to information on entry for arrivals on cruise ships ('Entry requirements' page)

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Update Date:
05-Jan-2022 10:33
 

Protests in all main cities have led to a State of Emergency being declared in Almaty city and region and Mangystau region with a curfew in place from 11pm to 7am in those regions. (‘Summary’ and ‘Safety and security’ sections)

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04-Jan-2022 18:25
 

Updated information on the closure of borders to all foreign nationals except those with resident and/or work permits, and on testing and quarantine requirements on arrival (See ‘Coronavirus’ and ‘Entry requirements’ pages)

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Update Date:
04-Jan-2022 17:39
 

Updated information on curfew and public gathering rules (See 'Coronavirus' page)

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Update Date:
04-Jan-2022 16:52
 

Updated information on testing requirements for unvaccinated or unrecovered travellers aged six or over ('Entry requirements' page)

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Update Date:
04-Jan-2022 15:32
 

Updated information on entry rules in response to coronavirus ('Entry requirements' page)

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Update Date:
04-Jan-2022 15:24
 

Update to information on COVID-19 vaccine requirements for entry to Sierra Leone (‘Entry requirements’ page)

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Update Date:
04-Jan-2022 10:46
 

Information on visa on arrival not being issued ('Summary’ and ‘Entry requirements’ pages). Removal of information regarding the wearing of face shields (‘Coronavirus’ page).

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Update Date:
04-Jan-2022 10:30
 

Update to information on PCR testing requirements from 4 January 2022 ('Entry requirements' page)

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Update Date:
03-Jan-2022 22:53
 

Updated information on entry requirements for UK citizens travelling to Germany ('Entry requirements') page.

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Update Date:
03-Jan-2022 14:52
 

Updated information on entry requirements for all travellers including children aged 6 and above (See 'Entry requirements' page)

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Update Date:
03-Jan-2022 14:20
 

Update to additional measures for air travellers to control the spread of COVID-19 including mandatory PCR testing upon arrival at the airport for those arriving from countries where the Omicron variant has been detected. The government plans to monitor inbound travellers’ health status for five days by calling or texting their mobile phones. ('Entry requirements' section)

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03-Jan-2022 09:22
 

Updated information on the political situation, including continued risks related to protests, following the resignation of the Sudanese Prime Minister (‘Summary’ and ‘Safety and security’ pages’).

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02-Jan-2022 12:07
 

Update to information on testing and quarantine rules from 3 January ('Entry requirements' page)

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Update Date:
31-Dec-2021 23:59
 

Update to information on proof of residency in Norway (‘Entry requirements’ page)

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31-Dec-2021 19:46
 

Update to information on testing before arrival ('Entry requirements' page)

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Update Date:
31-Dec-2021 18:41
 

You should check the travel advice for any neighbouring country you travel through during your journey to Luxembourg. ('Entry requirements' page)

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Update Date:
31-Dec-2021 18:30
 

Updated information on entry rules in response to Coronavirus ('Entry requirements' page)

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Update Date:
31-Dec-2021 16:55
 

This advice has been reviewed in full and amendments have been made (‘Coronavirus’, ‘Safety and security’, ‘Local laws and customs’ and ‘Entry requirements’ pages). Removal of out of date information ('Summary' page)

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31-Dec-2021 16:52
 

Updated information on entry requirements for all travellers including children aged 6 and above and addition of ‘Health Pass’ (‘Entry requirements’ page)

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31-Dec-2021 16:15
 

Updated information on quarantine requirements of minors in Antigua and Barbuda (‘Entry requirements’ page)

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Update Date:
31-Dec-2021 16:11
 

Information on vaccination validity; effective 3 January those who received the one-dose Johnson and Johnson ‘Janssen’ vaccine are not deemed fully vaccinated, unless they have received a booster jab ('Entry requirements' pages)

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31-Dec-2021 16:05
 

Information on the following documents required before travelling to Guyana ('Entry requirements' page)

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31-Dec-2021 15:59
 

Updated information on COVID-19 related requirements to enter Montenegro starting from 3 January and booster vaccines (‘Coronavirus’ and ‘Entry requirements’ pages)

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31-Dec-2021 15:42
 

Updated information on quarantine requirements and information on work and social gathering restrictions ('Coronavirus' and 'Entry requirements' pages)

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Update Date:
31-Dec-2021 14:20
 

Updated information on Italy’s Green Pass and Super Green pass, and introduction of new COVID-19 restrictions from 10 January (‘Coronavirus' page)

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Update Date:
31-Dec-2021 14:11
 

Information on booster vaccinations available for under 60s, rules for paying road traffic fines and flight delays due to fog in the winter months ('Coronavirus' and 'Safety and security' pages). Removal of language on possible Omicron banned list ('Entry requirements' page)

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Update Date:
31-Dec-2021 12:42
 

Updated information on entry requirements for entry to Cyprus; changes to requirements are for all travellers aged 12 and above ('Entry requirements' page)

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Update Date:
31-Dec-2021 12:37
 

Updated information on lockdown restrictions in South Africa (‘Coronavirus’ page)

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Update Date:
31-Dec-2021 10:10
 

Updated information on entry requirements for fully vaccinated travellers ('Entry requirements' page)

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Update Date:
31-Dec-2021 10:05
 

Removal of pre-December entry rules ('Entry requirements' page)

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Update Date:
31-Dec-2021 09:59
 

Update to information on quarantine requirements in response to coronavirus ('Entry requirements' page)

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Update Date:
30-Dec-2021 22:30
 

Clarification of entry requirements before 5 January 2022 ('Entry requirements' pages)

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Update Date:
30-Dec-2021 17:41
 

Updated to reflect that terrorism attacks can occur at any time, including around religious or other public holidays or celebrations (see 'Summary' and 'Terrorism' pages).

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Update Date:
30-Dec-2021 17:30
 

Updated information on entering France from the UK for the purpose of transit (‘Entry requirements’ page).

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Update Date:
30-Dec-2021 16:42
 

Updated information regarding the reopening of the cultural sector from 30 December ('Coronavirus' page)

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Update Date:
30-Dec-2021 15:43
 

Changes to the time window on PRC testing requirements for entry to Hong Kong ('Entry requirements' page)

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Update Date:
30-Dec-2021 15:32
 

Updates on changes to entry, exit and quarantine requirements for Brunei; quarantine requirements will not come into effect on 1 January 2022 and has been postponed by the Brunei government until further notice ('Entry requirements' page). Update on advice for trekking and a new driving licence requirement (‘Safety and security’ page)

Update Date:
30-Dec-2021 13:50
 

Updated information on entry and vaccination requirements for entry to Antigua and Barbuda (‘Entry requirements’ page)

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Update Date:
30-Dec-2021 13:27
 

Updated information on entry and testing requirements for entry to Denmark and you need a Corona passport to enter swimming pools and gyms ('Coronavirus' and 'Entry requirements' pages)

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Update Date:
30-Dec-2021 12:53
 

Updated information on entry and vaccination requirements from certain countries to Latvia ('Entry requirements' page)

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Update Date:
30-Dec-2021 12:06
 

Updated information on entry requirements for all UK travellers born in 2006 or earlier from 1 January 2022 ('Entry requirements' page)

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Update Date:
30-Dec-2021 12:04
 

Updated information on entering France from the UK for the purpose of transit (‘Entry requirements’ page)

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Update Date:
30-Dec-2021 12:02
 

Updated information on what to do if you test positive for COVID-19 while in Greece ('Coronavirus' page)

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Update Date:
30-Dec-2021 10:50
 

Information from Ministry of Health on new entry requirements for Guinea (‘Entry requirements’ page)

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Update Date:
30-Dec-2021 10:17
 

Information on Ecuador's announcement on obligatory vaccination policy for COVID-19, including for BN residents (‘Coronavirus' page)

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Update Date:
29-Dec-2021 22:18
 

Updated information about requirements for a negative PCR test for entry to the Czech Republic and exemptions for residents ('Entry requirements' page)

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Update Date:
29-Dec-2021 17:21
 

Advice for people travelling to Spain via France to also check travel advice for France before starting their journey ('Summary' page)

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Update Date:
29-Dec-2021 17:21
 

Advice for people travelling to Andorra via France to also check travel advice for France before starting their journey ('Summary' page)

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Update Date:
29-Dec-2021 17:20
 

Advice for people travelling to Italy via France to also check travel advice for France before starting their journey ('Summary' page)

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Update Date:
29-Dec-2021 16:54
 

Information on new requirements for international travellers entering Kenya from 29 December ('Coronavirus' and 'Entry requirements' pages)

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Update Date:
29-Dec-2021 16:34
 

Updated information on COVID-19 related requirements to enter Montenegro starting from 2 January and tightening of COVID-19 related measures in country from 30 December (‘Coronavirus’ and ‘Entry requirements’ pages)

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Update Date:
29-Dec-2021 15:33
 

Updated information on business operating times for the holiday periods in St Lucia ('Coronavirus' page)

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Update Date:
29-Dec-2021 14:44
 

Updated information on entry requirements for HGV drivers ('Entry requirements' page)

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Update Date:
29-Dec-2021 14:13
 

Extension of nationwide quarantine measures up until 31 March 2022 (’Coronavirus’ page)

Update Date:
29-Dec-2021 14:10
 

Updated information on procedures for entering Abu Dhabi ('Coronavirus' and 'Entry requirements' pages)

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Update Date:
29-Dec-2021 12:39
 

Updated information about La Palma volcanic eruption (‘Natural Disasters' page)

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Update Date:
29-Dec-2021 12:35
 

Updates on COVID 19 vaccines if you live in Lithuania and access to the Freedom Pass ('Coronavirus' page)

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Update Date:
29-Dec-2021 11:31
 

Updated information following an extension to 31 January of the suspension of all flights and ferries in to and out of Morocco ('Coronavirus' page)

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Update Date:
29-Dec-2021 10:52
 

Information on the new COVID-19 RT-PCR test requirements for passengers arriving in Taiwan (‘Entry Requirements’ page) and the extension of the COVID-19 Level 2 alert in Taiwan (‘Coronavirus’ page)

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Update Date:
29-Dec-2021 10:51
 

Updated information on quarantine requirements if you test positive for COVID in Ghana ('Entry requirements' page)

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Update Date:
29-Dec-2021 10:35
 

Updated information on vaccine status and testing requirements to enter Kuwait ('Entry requirements' page)

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Update Date:
29-Dec-2021 10:27
 

New information on testing/screening requirements for travellers travelling to Benin that come into effective from midnight 31 December ('Entry requirements' page)

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Update Date:
29-Dec-2021 10:23
 

Updated on the extension of Peru's new COVID-19 restrictions ('Summary', 'Coronavirus' and 'Entry requirements' page)

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Update Date:
29-Dec-2021 10:19
 

Updated information on the continuation of COVID-19 measures in public places (‘Coronavirus’ page)

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Update Date:
28-Dec-2021 19:42
 

Change to entry requirements. Unvaccinated travellers or travellers without proof of vaccination will not be allowed access to Brazil unless they meet the criteria set out in the decree - in this case, they will also be required to undergo quarantine for 14 days. Children aged 12 or younger do not need to provide proof of vaccination.

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Update Date:
28-Dec-2021 14:36
 

Advice reviewed and reissued with minor updates on entry requirements to Moldova and coronavirus measures in place in Moldova (Coronavirus and Entry requirements)

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Update Date:
28-Dec-2021 12:24
 

Updated information on new COVID-19 measures, due to come into force on 3 January 2022. (‘Coronavirus’ page)

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Update Date:
28-Dec-2021 06:11
 

Updated information on entry rules in response to coronavirus (See 'Entry requirements' page)

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Update Date:
27-Dec-2021 13:16
 

Travellers should ensure they have all the necessary QR codes, as provided by the NHS COVID Pass or a letter confirming vaccination status, or risk being denied entry. The general rule effective from 25 December that travellers need to have had booster shots and a negative PCR test no older than 48 hours at time of entry is being rigorously enforced.

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Update Date:
27-Dec-2021 03:41
 

Updated information on quarantine and home recovery and requirements on working (See 'Coronavirus' and 'Entry requirements' pages)

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Update Date:
27-Dec-2021 02:55
 

International passengers from the UK, or who have transited through the UK, in the previous 14 days are not allowed to enter Indonesia. Restrictions extend to several other countries ('Entry requirements' page).

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Update Date:
25-Dec-2021 03:32
 

Updated information for unvaccinated travellers or travellers without proof of vaccination (See 'Entry requirements')

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Update Date:
24-Dec-2021 18:38
 

Updated information on entry requirements to Moldova (Coronavirus and Entry requirements)

Update Date:
24-Dec-2021 16:56
 

Updated information on coronavirus protocols, update on vaccine programme and update on entry rules. ('Coronavirus' and ‘Entry requirements’ pages)

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Update Date:
24-Dec-2021 15:58
 

Added contact number for the British Deputy High Commission in Kolkata ('Coronavirus' page)

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Update Date:
24-Dec-2021 15:41
 

Update to information on PCR testing rules from 27 December 202 ('Entry requirements' page)

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Update Date:
24-Dec-2021 14:17
 

Austria confirms that from 25 December, when the UK is defined a virus variant area, travellers who are booster jabbed (see vaccine definitions) or recovered within 180 days, and in possession of a negative PCR test no older than 48 hours, can enter Austria without the need for quarantine. Entry from UK for tourism for those who are only double-jabbed is prohibited with effect from 25 December (See 'Entry requirements' page)

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Update Date:
24-Dec-2021 13:51
 

Updated information on COVID-19 PCR testing, COVID-19 measures and air travel (‘Coronavirus’, ‘Entry requirements' and ‘Safety and security’ pages)

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Update Date:
24-Dec-2021 12:39
 

Update to information on terrorism in Afghanistan ('Terrorism' page)

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Update Date:
24-Dec-2021 12:39
 

Changes to requirements for travellers arriving from “scheduled states” (‘Entry requirements’ page)

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Update Date:
24-Dec-2021 12:35
 

Updated information about COVID-19 restrictions (‘Coronavirus' and ‘Entry requirements’ pages)

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Update Date:
24-Dec-2021 12:32
 

New information on rules around health examinations for foreign workers that will come into force on 29 December 2021 ('Local laws and customs' page).

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Update Date:
24-Dec-2021 10:56
 

Updated to reflect that coronavirus measures announced by the Greek government have now been formalised ('Coronavirus' page)

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Update Date:
24-Dec-2021 10:49
 

As of January 1 2022 vaccination certificates, or negative PCR test taken within 48 hours will be required to enter any public building including banks, supermarkets, cinemas, bars, and internal flights and bus journeys (‘Coronavirus’ page).

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Update Date:
24-Dec-2021 10:45
 

Updated information on requirements for passengers transiting Hong Kong and travelling between Hong Kong, Macao and mainland China ('Entry requirements' page)

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Update Date:
24-Dec-2021 10:15
 

Addition of information on reports about the terrorist threat in Abuja ('Summary' and 'Terrorism' page)

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Update Date:
24-Dec-2021 09:47
 

Updated information on entry requirements to the Bahamas for vaccinated and unvaccinated travellers ('Entry requirements' page)

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Update Date:
24-Dec-2021 09:39
 

Updated information about requirements to have a negative PCR test for entry to the Czech Republic ('Entry requirements' page)

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Update Date:
24-Dec-2021 00:00
 

Updated information about Spanish rules on use of face masks (See ‘Coronavirus’ page)

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Update Date:
23-Dec-2021 16:19
 

Update to entry requirements for travellers ('Entry requirements' page)

Update Date:
23-Dec-2021 16:01
 

Updated information on demonstrating your proof of vaccination status for entry to Antigua and Barbuda ('Entry requirements' page)

Update Date:
23-Dec-2021 15:57
 

Updated to reflect the removal of travel restrictions imposed on some southern African countries in response to Omicron ('Entry requirements' page). Updated information on coronavirus restrictions and the vaccine programme in Trinidad and Tobago ('Coronavirus' page).

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Update Date:
23-Dec-2021 15:46
 

Additional information on entry requirements to Latvia in response to Omicron variant ('Entry requirements' page)

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Update Date:
23-Dec-2021 15:44
 

Update to information on COVID-19 testing requirements for entry to Denmark (‘Entry requirements’ page)

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Update Date:
23-Dec-2021 15:33
 

Updated information on entry requirements: from 28 December all travellers 12 years of age or older will need to show proof of a negative COVID-19 test (PCR or antigen test, taken within 48 hours before arrival) to enter Sweden, regardless of vaccination status. (‘Entry requirements’ page)

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Update Date:
23-Dec-2021 15:17
 

Updated information on COVID-19 related measures in country (‘Coronavirus’ and ‘Entry requirements’ pages)

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Update Date:
23-Dec-2021 15:02
 

Information on state of contingency on the island of São Miguel in the Azores and updated information on the vaccination programme and access to booster jabs (‘Coronavirus’ page)

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Update Date:
23-Dec-2021 13:54
 

Updated information about Spanish rules on use of face masks (‘Coronavirus’ page) and additional health checks on entry to Spain (‘Entry requirements’ page).

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Update Date:
23-Dec-2021 13:47
 

Update to information on the Thailand Pass system for vaccinated, unvaccinated and partially vaccinated passengers and information for travellers if travelling with children ('Entry requirements' page)

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Update Date:
23-Dec-2021 13:42
 

Information on the new driving Licence Exchange Arrangement (‘Safety and security’ page)

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Update Date:
23-Dec-2021 13:39
 

Updates to public health measures and entry and quarantine requirements ('Coronavirus' and 'Entry requirements' pages)

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Update Date:
23-Dec-2021 12:30
 

Update to entry requirements for vaccinated and unvaccinated travellers (‘Entry requirements’ page)

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Update Date:
23-Dec-2021 12:24
 

Information about testing positive for COVID-19 while in China (‘Coronavirus’ page)

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Update Date:
23-Dec-2021 12:23
 

Updated information on travel in Malaysia (‘Coronavirus’ page) and editorial changes

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Update Date:
23-Dec-2021 12:11
 

Updated information regarding additional measures introduced in response to the COVID-19 ('Coronavirus' page)

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Update Date:
23-Dec-2021 12:07
 

Information added for passengers travelling on domestic flights ('Coronavirus' page)

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Update Date:
23-Dec-2021 11:15
 

This advice has been reviewed in full and re-published without amendment

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Update Date:
23-Dec-2021 11:14
 

Information on safety and security during the Presidential election period ('Terrorism’ page)

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Update Date:
23-Dec-2021 11:07
 

Addition of information on Luxembourg's COVID-19 measures (‘Coronavirus’ page)

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Update Date:
23-Dec-2021 10:56
 

The FCDO now advises against all but essential travel to the districts of Mecula, Mavago and Marrupa in Niassa Province due to attacks by groups with links to Islamic extremism (‘Summary’, 'Safety and security' and 'Terrorism' pages)

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Update Date:
23-Dec-2021 10:13
 

Removal of past flights leaving Ulaanbaatar ('Coronavirus' page) and updated information on quarantine requirements for travellers arriving in Mongolia ('Entry requirements' page)

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Update Date:
23-Dec-2021 09:56
 

Update on Timor-Leste's state of emergency and revised entry and quarantine requirements ('Coronavirus' and 'Entry requirements' pages)

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Update Date:
22-Dec-2021 20:26
 

Introduction of 10 day quarantine for travellers who have been in the UK within the last 10 days, reportedly from 25 December, with some exemptions. (See 'Entry requirements' page)

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Update Date:
22-Dec-2021 20:07
 

Updated information that from 23:01 GMT on 22 December, permitted travellers from virus variant areas must have a PCR test no older than 48 hours at departure if being carried by plane, train, ferry or bus to Germany. Rapid-antigen tests or other tests no longer permitted. ('Entry requirements' page)

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Update Date:
22-Dec-2021 19:30
 

New information on restrictions in public spaces and Quito (Coronavirus and Entry requirements)

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Update Date:
22-Dec-2021 14:32
 

Updated information on testing requirements for entry to Fiji ('Entry requirements' page)

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Update Date:
22-Dec-2021 14:30
 

Updated information on renewal of Tonga’s national State of Emergency and following a volcanic eruption ('Coronavirus’, ‘Entry requirements’ and ‘Natural disasters’ pages)

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Update Date:
22-Dec-2021 14:27
 

Information on a list of countries from which no travel is allowed to Samoa ('Entry requirements' page)

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Update Date:
22-Dec-2021 14:17
 

Updated information about restrictions, vaccinations and international travel (‘Summary’, ‘Coronavirus’ and ‘Entry restrictions’ pages); updated information on political situation and crime (‘Safety and security’); addition of information in ‘Local laws and customs’ and ‘Natural disasters’.

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Update Date:
22-Dec-2021 13:14
 

Updated information on pre-boarding requirements for entry to India ('Entry requirements' page)

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Update Date:
22-Dec-2021 12:23
 

Changes to the areas which the FCDO advise against travel to, with some areas moving from ‘against all but essential travel’ to ‘see our travel advice before travelling’. (‘Summary’ and ‘Safety and security’ pages)

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Update Date:
22-Dec-2021 11:31
 

Updated links to the list of what constitutes essential travel on the the French Embassy website ('Summary' and 'Entry requirements' pages)

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Update Date:
22-Dec-2021 11:17
 

Updated information on new COVID-19 measures being introduced by the Lebanese government from 25 December ('Summary' and 'Entry requirements' pages)

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Update Date:
22-Dec-2021 10:17
 

Information on bookings for the Vaccinated Travel Lane between 23 December 2021 and 20 January 2022 ('Entry requirements' page)

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Update Date:
22-Dec-2021 09:39
 

Removal of restrictions on travellers coming from Botswana, Eswatini, Lesotho, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, South Africa and Zimbabwe (‘Entry requirements’ page)

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Update Date:
22-Dec-2021 09:12
 

Updated information on Schengen area rules for passport validity (‘Entry requirements’ page)

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Update Date:
21-Dec-2021 19:11
 

Travel requirements for entering and departing Kenya (Coronavirus and Entry requirements)

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Update Date:
21-Dec-2021 17:34
 

New information on changes to entry rules coming into force from 22 December ('Entry requirements' page).

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Update Date:
21-Dec-2021 17:14
 

Additional information on the requirement to have evidence of a negative pre-departure test (‘Entry requirements' page)

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Update Date:
21-Dec-2021 17:03
 

Updated information on entry restrictions for travel from the UK ('Entry requirements' page)

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Update Date:
21-Dec-2021 17:01
 

Changes to Barbados' COVID Hotline number and to highlight the requirement of visitors who test positive for COVID to remain on the island until they return a negative test result ('Coronavirus' page), and further details on Barbados’ health care system (‘Health’ page)

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Update Date:
21-Dec-2021 17:00
 

Updated information about requirements for public spaces and services, visa-free travel, and entry to Cyprus in response to coronavirus ('Coronavirus’, ‘Safety and security’, and ‘Entry requirements' pages)

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Update Date:
21-Dec-2021 15:33
 

Updated information: unvaccinated travellers who are eligible to enter Switzerland no longer need to report their arrival to the relevant cantonal office (See 'Entry requirements' page).

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Update Date:
21-Dec-2021 15:17
 

Updated information on Schengen area rules for passport validity ('Entry requirements' page)

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Update Date:
21-Dec-2021 15:08
 

Update to information on changes to COVID-19 vaccine requirements for entry to Kuwait from 2 January 2022 ('Entry requirements' page)

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Update Date:
21-Dec-2021 13:14
 

Update to information on COVID-19 vaccine requirements for entry to Finland (‘Entry requirements’ page)

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Update Date:
21-Dec-2021 13:11
 

Update to information on COVID-19 vaccine requirements for entry to Sweden (‘Entry requirements’ page)

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Update Date:
21-Dec-2021 13:11
 

Update to information on COVID-19 vaccine requirements for entry to Denmark (‘Entry requirements’ page)

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Update Date:
21-Dec-2021 13:05
 

Update to information on COVID-19 vaccine requirements for entry to Vietnam (‘Entry requirements’ page)

Update Date:
21-Dec-2021 13:00
 

Updated information on Israel and The Occupied Palestinian Territories recent terrorist events ('Terrorism' page)

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Update Date:
21-Dec-2021 13:00
 

Updated information on Israel and The Occupied Palestinian Territories recent terrorist events ('Terrorism' page)

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Update Date:
21-Dec-2021 12:52
 

Updated information on COVID restrictions for travel in the USA and for public places and services ('Coronavirus' page)

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Update Date:
21-Dec-2021 12:04
 

Updated information on the ‘Entry rules in response to coronavirus’ and ‘Demonstrating your COVID-19 status’.

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Update Date:
21-Dec-2021 11:51
 

Updated information on timings for testing requirements for entry to Liberia ('Coronavirus' page)

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Update Date:
21-Dec-2021 11:36
 

Update to information on the Thailand Pass system; from 22 December, the Thailand Pass website will be closed for all new Test and Go and Sandbox applications, except for the Phuket Sandbox (see 'Entry requirements' page).

Update Date:
21-Dec-2021 11:04
 

New information on procedures for entry to Abu Dhabi; EDE scanners have been reintroduced for overland travel to Abu Dhabi ('Coronavirus' and 'Entry requirements' pages)

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Update Date:
21-Dec-2021 10:54
 

Updated information on international travel and departing Laos; the government of the Lao PDR has announced a restart of tourism with tours arranged by approved agencies only beginning 1 January 2022 and it is no longer a requirement to notify the British Embassy when you depart Laos ('Coronavirus' and 'Return to the UK' pages)

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Update Date:
20-Dec-2021 19:35
 

Update on entry requirements. From 20 December 2021, all passengers travelling to Romania must complete a Passenger Locator Form, no more than 24 hours before entering the country. ('Entry requirements' page)

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Update Date:
20-Dec-2021 18:55
 

Further clarity on leaving and entering France (‘Summary’ and 'Entry requirements')

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Update Date:
20-Dec-2021 17:32
 

Adding links to advice pages for applying for UK visas and applying for a British passport, as well as other editorial amendments to the 'Summary' page.

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Update Date:
20-Dec-2021 16:31
 

Updated information on entry rules ('Entry requirements' page)

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Update Date:
20-Dec-2021 16:08
 

Entry into force of the need for evidence of a negative PCR test or a booster to avoid pre-registration and self-isolation, in addition to the requirement to be fully vaccinated or recovered to enter Austria. (See 'Entry requirements' page)

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Update Date:
20-Dec-2021 15:17
 

Updated information the eligibility to enter Switzerland: lateral flow tests (not older than 24 hours) can now be used to enter Switzerland, fully vaccinated or recovered travellers no longer have to take day 4 and 7 tests (See 'Entry requirements' page).

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Update Date:
20-Dec-2021 15:11
 

Information on the announcement of new border restrictions and quarantine requirements taking effect from 21 December ('Entry requirements' page)

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Update Date:
20-Dec-2021 15:10
 

Update to information on the Central America Border Control Agreement ('Entry requirements' page)

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Update Date:
20-Dec-2021 15:09
 

Update to information on the Central America Border Control Agreement ('Entry requirements' page)

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Update Date:
20-Dec-2021 15:08
 

Update to information on the Central America Border Control Agreement ('Entry requirements' page)

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Update Date:
20-Dec-2021 15:05
 

Update to information on the Central America Border Control Agreement ('Entry requirements' page)

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Update Date:
20-Dec-2021 15:05
 

Updated information on public health measures in response to COVID-19, and quarantine exemptions for some tourists ('Coronavirus', 'Safety and security’ and ‘Entry requirements’ pages)

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Update Date:
20-Dec-2021 14:56
 

Information on what to do if you test positive for COVID while in Hungary ('Coronavirus' page)

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Update Date:
20-Dec-2021 12:38
 

Removal of information relating to by-election in Kayunga, and announcement that the 13th Ebola outbreak in eastern DRC has been declared over (‘Summary’, ‘Safety and security’ and ‘Health’ pages)

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Update Date:
20-Dec-2021 12:34
 

Addition of information on PCR tests 24 hours before arrival as part of the new COVID-19 restrictions brought in on 15 December 2021 (‘Entry requirements' page)

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Update Date:
20-Dec-2021 11:20
 

Updated information on Typhoon Odette/Rai ('Summary' and 'Natural disasters' pages)

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Update Date:
20-Dec-2021 11:16
 

Information on medical tourism (’Health’ page)

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Update Date:
20-Dec-2021 11:15
 

Updated information on quarantine and home recovery if you test positive for COVID-19 while in Singapore, additional information on Singapore's national vaccination programme and entry permission guidelines using the Vaccinated Travel Lane ('Coronavirus' and 'Entry requirements' pages)

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Update Date:
20-Dec-2021 10:45
 

Updated information on Gibraltar's COVID-19 entry restrictions; requirements for fully vaccinated travellers who have been to a non-red list country within the past 10 days, and requirements for fully vaccinated and unvaccinated travellers who have been to a red list country or territory within the past 10 days (‘Entry requirements’ page)

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Update Date:
20-Dec-2021 10:31
 

Information on flash flooding in Peninsular Malaysia (‘Summary’ and ‘Natural disasters’ pages)

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Update Date:
20-Dec-2021 10:28
 

Updated information on requirements for entry to Myanmar ('Entry requirements' page)

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Update Date:
19-Dec-2021 14:31
 

Updated information the eligibility to enter Switzerland from 20 December when a rapid antigen test (not older than 24 hours) will also be required (See "Entry requirements" page).

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Update Date:
19-Dec-2021 14:06
 

Updated information on proof of a negative COVID-19 rapid antigen test from an authorised laboratory must be undertaken within a 24 hour period before arrival into Greece (See 'Entry requirements')

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Update Date:
19-Dec-2021 09:34
 

Updated information on requirement for pre-PCR testing for all arrivals aged 6 and above ( See ‘Entry requirements’ page)

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Update Date:
19-Dec-2021 07:08
 

Updated COVID restrictions in country (‘Coronavirus’ page)

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Update Date:
18-Dec-2021 22:12
 

Updated information that from 23:01 on 19 December, only German citizens and residents may travel to Germany from the UK (there are limited exemptions). Permitted travellers must now have proof of a negative Covid test, regardless of vaccination status. All permitted travellers arriving in Germany after 23:01 on 19 December must quarantine at home for 14 days irrespective of their vaccination status. Updated information about testing requirements for HGV drivers from the UK who are entering Germany, and they may be required to quarantine depending on time spent in the UK or Germany ('Entry requirements' page).

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Update Date:
18-Dec-2021 21:48
 

Updated information on entry requirements and Covid-19 restrictions.

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Update Date:
18-Dec-2021 16:15
 

Updated information about the need for evidence of a negative PCR test or a booster for travel from 20 December (See 'Entry requirements' page)