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United Kingdom Travel Restrictions

78.20% of citizens have been vaccinated No change since last week
Most visitors from India, regardless of vaccination status, can enter the United Kingdom.

United Kingdom entry details and exceptions

Foreign travelers regardless of their vaccination status and purpose of travel can enter the country. They are no longer required to fill out the Passenger Locator Form.


Outgoing travel to the United KingdomTravelling from India to the United Kingdom

COVID-19 testing requirements
Test type

Visitors from India are not required to present a negative COVID-19 PCR test or antigen result upon entering the United Kingdom.

Details and exceptions
A certificate of vaccination, certificate of recovery from COVID-19, or COVID-19 test is no longer required upon entry to the country.
Quarantine requirements

Visitors from India are not required to quarantine after entering the United Kingdom.

Details and exceptions
Travelers are not required to quarantine upon entry to the country.

Return travelReturning to India from the United Kingdom

COVID-19 testing requirements
Test type

Unvaccinated travelers returning from the United Kingdom must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken within 72 hours before departure to India.

Fully vaccinated travellers with approved vaccination certificates do not need to present a negative COVID-19 test.

Details and exceptions
Travelers should upload their negative RT-PCR test report in the Air Suvidha Portal prior to boarding their flight.
Travelers will undergo a medical screening upon arrival and may be subject to a covid-19 molecular test at their own expense.
Children under 5 years of age are exempted from both pre and post-arrival testing.
Fully vaccinated travelers with WHO-recognized or Nationally-recognized vaccines are also exempted from testing requirements. Proof of vaccination should be uploaded in the Air Suvidha Portal.
Quarantine requirements

Visitors returning from the United Kingdom are not required to quarantine upon entering India.

Details and exceptions
Quarantine is no longer required. However, travelers are advised to self-monitor their health for 14 days from arrival and if they develop signs and symptoms suggestive of COVID19, they should immediately self-isolate and report to their nearest health facility or call National helpline number (1075)/ State Helpline Number.

Other COVID-19 restrictions for the United Kingdom

Masks:Recommended in enclosed environments and public transportation.
Restaurants:Open
Bars:Open

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