The UK, in an attempt to curb the spread of the new Covid-19 strain, has put strict travel restrictions and banned a total of 33 countries from entering into the kingdom.
The country has put stricter rules for non-British nationals who have been in or transited through a list of countries added to a red list – if they have visited one of the below countries in the last 10 days, they will not be granted access to the UK.
Here Is The Full List Of Countries Banned By UK :
- Cape Verde
- Democratic Republic of Congo
- French Guiana
- Portugal (including Madeira and the Azores)
- South Africa
- United Arab Emirates (UAE)
However, two airports of the UK, Gatwick and Heathrow, are still operating flights even when all travel corridors were suspended on January 18.
As per the UK Govt. order, British, Irish and third country nationals with residence rights in the UK will be allowed to enter but will need to self-isolate for 10 days along with their household.
Arrivals will also need to present proof of a negative test before travelling to England otherwise you could be fined £500.