International Travel

Please note that from the Saturday 9th January 2021. You are NOT able to do a test to release to reduce your self-isolation period if your international arrival is from: Angola, Botswana, Eswatini, Lesotho, Malawi, Mauritius, Mozambique, Namibia, Seychelles, South Africa, Zambia or Zimbabwe

International Travel

Covid 19 International Travel Guidance


Travelling to another country

  • Check the requirements for the country you are travelling to
  • Book your PCR test in line with the requirements of the country you are visiting
  • Order your Fit to Fly certificate

Coming back into the UK

  • Check the website and follow the guidelines issued for returning to the UK
  • Book your PCR test as soon as you can in line with your date of entry back to the UK
  • Order your test to release certificate

  • Ensure you check the official government website for up to date guidelines
  • Self isolate in line with the government guidelines
  • The only way you do not have to isolate is if you carry out a PCR test and get a test to release certificate

The most common symptoms of the virus are :

  • Temperature over 37.5
  • Difficulty in breathing
  • Dry cough
  • Sore throat
  • Loss of taste and smell
  • Aches and pains

*If you think you are suffering from any of these symptoms you should contact 119

Testing yourself is the key to protecting yourself. Only by testing yourself will you have the certainty of knowing if you are infected now (PCR Swab test) or find out if you have ever had the virus and have built up antibody immunity (Antibody test).

Private Covid-19 tests available