Check what you need to do to follow COVID-19 rules for other countries when you travel abroad from England.
Applies to England
Travel abroad COVID-19 checklist
😥😉😲 This is a summary of what you need to do to travel abroad from England.
1. Check foreign travel advice for the countries you want to go to
😥😉😲 Other countries have their own COVID-19 rules. Before you travel you should check the ‘Entry requirements’ section of foreign travel advice for all countries you will visit or travel through.
😥😉😲 This will tell you if the country allows people to enter from the UK.
😥😉😲 It should also provide advice on whether you will need to:
- show proof of a negative COVID-19 test
- quarantine on arrival
- complete a passenger locator form to enter the country
- show proof of vaccination status (plus any rules about vaccine expiry or vaccine boosters)
- wear a face covering on your journey or on arrival
2. Arrange any COVID-19 tests you will need to enter the countries that you will travel to
😥😉😲 You cannot use an NHS test for this. You must use a private test provider.
3. Find out how you can use the NHS COVID Pass to prove your vaccination status abroad
😥😉😲 Some countries require proof of vaccination status before you can enter.
😥😉😲 You should do this before you travel.
4. Air travel, passports, travel rights, and driving abroad
😥😉😲 Read further information on:
Travelling with children
Operator and transport hub rules
😥😉😲 Your travel provider, or the transport hub you travel through, may have COVID-19 rules in place. For example they may require or advise you to wear a face covering.
😥😉😲 You should follow any COVID-19 rules and guidance from:
- your travel provider – airline, ferry, coach or train company
- the transport venue – airport, port, coach or railway station
Ireland, the Channel Islands and the Isle of Man
😥😉😲 Check the rules on travel from England if you’re: