UK travel rules

UK adds pre-departure travel tests, bans travel from Nigeria amid Omicron fears

Anyone arriving in the UK is required to provide a pre-booked negative polymerase chain reaction (PCR) or lateral flow test - taken no earlier than 48 hours before departure.

published on : 5th December 2021

EAM Jaishankar speaks to UK counterpart on travel related issues

The UK announced that Indian travellers fully vaccinated with both doses of Covishield or any other vaccine approved by it will not require to undergo a 10-day mandatory quarantine from October 11

published on : 8th October 2021

UK eases travel rules but upsets nations not on list

The Department for Transport said it would take a “phased approach’’ to recognizing vaccines administered by additional countries and territories.

published on : 4th October 2021

Working with India on a 'phased approach' over COVID-19 travel certification: UK government

It follows Covishield, the Serum Institute of India manufactured Oxford/AstraZeneca vaccine, being added as eligible to an expanded UK travel advisory on Wednesday.

published on : 23rd September 2021

India warns of reciprocal measures if UK does not address concerns on travel rules related to COVID-19 vaccination

Foreign Secretary Harsh Vardhan Shringla said he has been told that certain 'assurances' were being given by the UK that the issue will be resolved.

published on : 21st September 2021

'Smacks of racism': Jairam Ramesh, Shashi Tharoor slam UK's Covid travel rules for vaccinated Indians

From October 4, the current traffic light system of red, amber and green countries based on levels of COVID-19 risk will be scrapped in the UK and replaced with one red list only.

published on : 20th September 2021

Pakistan writes to UK on moving India from red to amber COVID travel list

Pakistan's Special Assistant on Health Faisal Sultan juxtaposed the country's pandemic statistics with those of other countries in the region in a letter to his UK counterpart.

published on : 11th August 2021

Indian students see record entries to UK universities as travel rules ease up

Indian students planning to travel to Britain to take up their courses no longer need to quarantine in a government-managed facility for 10 days at considerable additional cost.

published on : 11th August 2021