What are the rules for travelling to the UK from an amber list country?

What are the rules for travelling to the UK from an amber list country?

This information was correct as of 5 October 2021 but is subject to possible changes.

This page sets out the law and guidance which applies in England only.

What are the rules about travelling to the UK?

The rules that set out what you can and cannot do when you travel into the UK are contained in a piece of legislation called the Health Protection (Coronavirus, International Travel and Operator Liability) (England) Regulations 2021.

These regulations were changed significantly on 4 October 2021. Under the new regulations, there are three sets of rules depending on whether you are travelling from a country on the red list country or the rest of the world, and whether you are vaccinated.

The Government has also produced guidance on this, which is available here.

How did the amber list rules change on 4 October?

From 4 October, the amber list was removed. There is now simply a red list, and the “rest of the world”. The rules for the rest of the world then depend on whether you are fully vaccinated or not.

We have produced articles on travelling from red list countries and the rest of the world.

What are my rights on this?

Find out more about your rights and how the Human Rights Act protects them

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