United Kingdom Remove Covid-19 Testing Requirements For Fully Vaccinated Travelers Starting Today

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In a bid to promote tourism, the Govt. of the United Kingdom (UK) has started easing travel restrictions and removed Covid-19 testing requirements for travelers who are fully vaccinated against Coronavirus.

Moreover, starting from today, 11th February 2022 the United Kingdom allows travelers from more countries to enter the country.

As per an official statement issued by the UK Govt on January 24, travelers arriving in the UK will only be required to fill out a Passenger Locator Form (PLF).

However, arrivals who are not recognized as fully vaccinated will only need to take a pre-departure test and a PCR test on or before day 2 after they arrive in the United Kingdom,” the statement further added.

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United Kingdom New Travel Rules

If you are fully vaccinated

This is what you need to do if you qualify under the fully vaccinated rules for travel to England.

  • Before you travel to England you must complete a passenger locator form. You need to do this in the 48 hours before you arrive in England.
  • You do not need to take any COVID-19 travel tests before you travel to England or after you arrive.
  • You do not need to quarantine when you arrive in England.
  • There are different rules if you are fully vaccinated and have been in a red list country or territory in the 10 days before you arrive in England. There are currently no countries or territories on the red list.
If you are not fully vaccinated

This is what you need to do if you do not qualify under the fully vaccinated rules for travel to England.

  • You do not need to quarantine when you arrive in England.
  • You must take the COVID-19 PCR test that you booked before you travelled.
  • You can take the test any time after you arrive and before the end of day 2 at the latest. The day you arrive in England is day 0.
  • If the test result is positive or unclear, you must self-isolate.

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