Everyone entering England from overseas (including UK nationals and residents) must provide proof of a negative COVID-19 test taken within 3 days of departure to England.
Fill in your Passenger Locator Form up to 48 hours before arrival. You must declare all countries you have visited or transited through in the 10 days prior to your arrival on your Passenger Locator Form.
Before departure check the list of red, amber, and green countries, as the list can change regularly.
Red list passengers
You can only enter if you are a British or Irish National, or you have the residence rights in the UK. You must enter through a designated port and quarantine in a government approved hotel for 10 days.
Amber list passengers
If you are arriving from an Amber country, and have been fully vaccinated through an approved vaccination programme, at least 14 days before your arrival in England, you must:
There are some countries that this does not apply to. Please check the latest guidelines on gov.uk.
Green list passengers
These measures apply to all persons (including UK nationals and residents) arriving in England from outside the common travel area comprising the United Kingdom, Ireland, the Isle of Man, and the Channel Islands. The British Overseas Territories are not in the common travel area. Public health requirements may vary depending upon in which nation of the UK you are staying.
England: Entering the UK - GOV.UK
Northern Ireland: Coronavirus (COVID-19): travel advice | nidirect
Scotland: Coronavirus (COVID-19): international travel and managed isolation (quarantine) - gov.scot
Wales: Rules for foreign travel to and from Wales: coronavirus (COVID-19) | GOV.WALES
Failure to comply with these measures is a criminal offence and you could be fined. There are a limited set of exemptions from these measures. Check the list exemptions carefully. You may be fined if you fraudulently claim an exception.